Sony Setting Up Game Studio for Project Morpheus
Pratyush Shrivastava / 2 years ago
Sony has a video game development studio is in works. It was confirmed recently and is mainly focused on Project Morpheus, the PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset. The Virtual Reality headset it said to be fully compatible with Playstation 4 and Playstation Vita game systems. The game studio is being established in the northwest of England. According to this job vacancy (posted a week ago), Sony has begun hiring developers.
“The creation of this studio allows us to build a small but highly experienced team who can utilize their skills to showcase this exciting new immersive technology,” said Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) spokesman Sousuke Kamei via email to PCworld.
The headset is nowhere near final stage, it was demonstrated at Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in March, 2015 and boasted 5.7″ LED 1920×1080 display with an RGB subpixel matrix, and developers can render their games in 60 frames-per-second but it will be capable of displaying content at 120 frames-per-second. It also features a high FOV, 6DOF head-tracking, stereoscopic 3D, and unwarped output to a TV for others to view what the user sees as mentioned here.
Sony says Morpheus Headset will be released in the first half of the next year, probably before June 2016. We currently do not have any more information about the launch date, but we’ll keep you up to date as soon as we do.
Thank you PCworld for providing us with his information.