How Does Play Station VR Works With Existing Games?

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    • How Does Play Station VR Works With Existing Games?

      The Play Station VR platform costing round about $399 is not just for gaming purpose, Sony announced during its press conference for the virtual reality hardware that users will also be able to play games and watch movies that were not designed for virtual reality.

      The PSVR system also has a cinematic mode, which allows the users to enjoy a variety of content in a large virtual screen while wearing the headset, the press release stated. "Supported content for the Cinematic mode includes standard Play Station 4 games and videos as well as variety of PS4 features including Share Play and Live from PlayStation. Users will also be able to enjoy 360 degrees images and videos that are taken by devices such as Omni directional cameras on PS VR via PS4 Media Player, which will let the users feel as if they are physically inside the captured scene."

      How big will the screen look?

      That is completely up to you, but Sony gives some idea. Users can enjoy media on a virtual screen up to 225 inches (5 meters in width) at a distance of 2.5 meters, the statement explains that the size of the virtual screen will feel different depending on individual users. The cinematic mode will let you to play existing PS4 games and use the quality video features, and the user will be able to select different sizes ( small, medium or large) for the virtual screen.

      How to set-up cinematic mode?

      Turn on your PS4, plug in your headset and then immediately through the visor in cinematic mode you will be able to see the PS4 menu

      Play Station Virtual Reality headset's cinematic mode offers three screen sizes:

      • 117-inch
      • 163-inch
      • 226-inch
      You can change the size of the screens in the settings menu.

      Go to Settings > Devices > PlayStation VR > Cinematic Mode

      You don’t even need a Tele-Vision

      The above statement is absolutely true, you can use cinematic mode with purely a Play Station 4 and the PlayStation VR headset and processing unit. You’re viewing everything through your headset, which acts as a screen, so you can enjoy movies or experience games in any room in the house without worrying about the existence of Tele-Vision.
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