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How to Set up PlayStation VR 2 on PlayStation 5

When talking about virtual reality gaming, there isn’t much to say—experts know all about headsets and games. Virtual reality headsets have been around for years, but now there is a new entrant to the market. Sony released its latest version of the PlayStation VR headset last week. The PlayStation 5 is the only game system to use this headset. With all that has been going on in the world of VR, it’s no wonder people are interested in what is new with PSVR.

Today, we will discuss how to set up your PSVR 2 and get it ready for long Virtual Reality gaming sessions. It is important to note that the new PSVR 2 headset will only work with PlayStation 5, not other models. PlayStation 4 owners need not apply: this game is only compatible with the newer generation of PlayStation. the guide will help you set up your PSVR headset for the first time.


Set up PlayStation VR  2 on PlayStation 5

How to Setup PSVR 2 Headset to PlayStation 5

Before we look at the steps involved in setting up your new PSVR 2 headset, it is important to understand what you will need beforehand.

  • The new Sony PSVR 2 headset
  • Sony PlayStation 5
  • A TV
  • WiFi Network
  • PS5 Wireless Controller

Connect PSVR 2 to PlayStation 5

  1. To connect your PSVR 2 headset to the PlayStation 5, first, you will need…
  2. This can be easily achieved by plugging one end of the USB-C cable into your console and plugging the other end into your headset.

    The PS5’s USB port will be located at the front of the console.

  3. After you have powered up your PSVR 2 headset and the PlayStation 5 console, insert the VR game disc into your console.

How To Setup Play Area For PSVR 2

Since this is a virtual reality headset and requires you to move about your room, it’s important that you set up an area in which the experience will be optimally enjoyable. You’re less likely to walk halfway across the room when there’s no reason for doing so.

How To Setup Play Area For PSVR 2

Here are the steps you can take in setting up a play area for your PSVR 2.

  1. After connecting your PSVR 2 to your PS5, navigate to the Settings menu.
  2. Select the PlayStation VR option from within Accessories on your PS4’s main menu.
  3. Now, select the Play Area option in the scene editor. You should see four sub-menus here:

    You can choose whether to set the play area, specify a floor height (if applicable), and adjust boundary display sensitivity.

  4. You can scale the elements up or down based on how big or small your room is. The good news is that you can always clear the Play Area when you want to change your room’s look.

Eye Tracking On PSVR 2

You can get an even more immersive experience with your PSVR 2 thanks to its eye-tracking system and feature. Eye tracking allows you to make small eye movements when playing games that support this feature.

Eye Tracking On PSVR 2

These are the steps to follow so that you can adjust eye tracking on your PSVR 2.

  1. To access the Settings menu on your PlayStation 5, navigate to the X button at the top of your controller.
  2. From the main menu, go to Settings. Select Accessories and then Playstation VR2.
  3. You’ll see an option called Eye Tracking. Click it, then select “Enable Eye Tracking” to turn the feature on.
  4. With this option turned on, supported games can now show your eye movements within the game itself.

    There’s no need to do any complex setup to adjust eye tracking with PSVR 2.

Adjust Various PSVR 2 Settings

Like many other devices, the new PSVR has a collection of settings that you can adjust to suit your preferences. The custom settings are designed to enhance your experience with whichever PSVR 2 headset you choose. To access these settings, go to Settings followed by Accessories, and then PlayStation VR 2. Here are the main features of PSVR 2 that you can customize.

  • Screen Brightness
  • VR Headset Vibration
  • Function Button Assignments
  • Tracking Camera Calibration
  • Surround Mode

PSVR 2 Tech Specs

Let’s review some of the technical specifications for the upcoming version of PSVR. Let’s look at what each component of the headset has in question.

PlayStation VR2 Headset Specifications

  • OLED Display
  • 2000 X 2040 panel resolution per eye.
  • 90 and 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • Manually Adjustable Lens
  • 110 Degrees Field Of View
  • Motion Sensor (3-axis gyroscope and 3-axis accelerometer )
  • IR Proximity Sensor
  • IR Camera
  • 4 Builtin Cameras For Headset and Controller Tracking
  • Vibration Feedback
  • USB Type-C Port
  • Headphone Jack For HEadphoens
  • Built-in Microphone

PlayStation VR2 Sense Controller Specifications

  • Right Controller Buttons:
    • PS Button, Options Buttons, Action Buttons (Circle and X), R1, R2, Right Stick, R3 buttons
  • Left Controller Buttons:
    • PS Button, Create button, Action buttons (Triangle and Square) L1, L2, Left Stick, and L3 Buttons
  • 6 Axis Motion Sensor
  • Finger Touch Detection
  • IR LED Position tracking
  • Haptic Feedback On Trigger Buttons
  • USB Type C Charging Port
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • Rechargeable Lithium-ion batteries


The above guide will walk you through the process of setting up the brand-new PlayStation VR headset. Sony has released a new virtual reality headset that offers superior performance. If you’re planning to buy a new PSVR 2, what games would you be playing in VR? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.


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