In an interview with The Verge said Sony Computer Entertainment president Shuhei Yoshida about the VR technology and the market. So virtual spaces be the killer app for Morpheus and Co, but video games have to be adjusted exactly, including with 3D sound.
With a good software package equipped, technologically advanced and affordable must be VR headsets to be successful – that says Shuhei Yoshida, who sees a bright future for Morpheus and Oculus Rift
. The Magazine The Verge spoke with the president of Sony Computer Entertainment, Shuhei Yoshida about the VR technology Morpheus.
Shuhei said that you always want to create new experiences in video game development, and that this revolutionary technologies as VR headsets and simple graphics engines like Unity »
is almost unfair” easy. Moreover Shuhei talked about his previous best moment with VR headsets, which he in the diving-simulation The Deep had:
“I’m a good swimmer, but I was never dive, so my experience from The Deep opened his eyes. The demo begins in the diving cage. You can look up and see the reflection of the sun on the water. It’s beautiful. Look back after a few days on the experience is interesting because it is so fresh feel -. Than if I had actually been in the sea
Once you try it you forget somehow that because people around around you are. People begin at once to talk very loud. We forget that people look at a “
For Yoshida three categories must be met in order to ensure a successful launch of the VR headsets., You must be technologically advanced, there has to be content and games, and the price must be affordable. The SCE president after that you think here as well as the competitor Oculus VR.
Yoshida sees the VR goggles not only as a new peripheral device, but as a separate medium. When asked what he meant, Yoshida explained that he considered the step just as significant as the introduction of the graphics chips in consoles with the PlayStation Today was the first 3D indispensable, not only in games – this will also VR headsets correct, Yoshida
The killer app that will boost sales, Yoshida has already been identified. places where people want to always return again. Precise argued the head of Sony World Wide Studios, that there will be places in video games, such as the terrace in Destiny , type Star Wars or Game of Thrones , or people can walk through digital cities. He has often visited Europe’s main cities, but is now no time for extended vacations more – this could change with virtual places and VR glasses
However, not only 3D worlds for the experience are important.. Also, 3D surround sound is needed, anything else would destroy the illusion immediately, so Yoshida. You got already released a development tool, the PlayStation developers simply sound positioning, allow the room.
When is it because so far, to Morpheus and Oculus VR users leads to distant places, is not yet known – sometime 2015 the first retail versions of the headsets are supplied