Sony confirms Gran Turismo 7 upgrade for PSVR2, 30 million PS5 units sold and more


At its CES 2023 showcase, Sony made a number of announcements, including Project Leonardo – an accessible controller kit for the PlayStation 5. Along with that, it also had some news to share regarding the PlayStation 5 and the PlayStation VR2 (PSVR2).


For starters, the racing title Gran Turismo 7 will receive an update that will make it playable on PlayStation’s next-generation VR headset. This was confirmed by Sony’s head of PlayStation, Jim Ryan. This upgrade will be available for free once the PSVR2 officially launches next month. The management also emphasized that 30 titles (incl Resident Evil VillageVR mode of and Horizon Call of the Wild) are in the pipeline to launch the headphones.

As a refresher, the PSVR2 will launch on February 22nd with a price tag of $549.99. It features an OLED screen that offers a resolution of 2000 x 2040 per eye and frame rates of up to 120 Hz, a 110-degree field of view, and 4K HDR support. It will also feature new Sense controllers with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers just like the PlayStation 5’s DualSense.

Speaking of the PlayStation 5, Ryan noted that the PlayStation 5 has sold 30 million units worldwide, with December 2022 being the most popular month. In addition, the executive noted that it has resolved its supply chain issues, which means it should be much easier for anyone to locate a PlayStation 5 at a retailer moving forward.

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