Sony launched its PlayStation VR virtual reality headset just a few days ago, and the market has received it quite well. Of course, users have started to experiment to discover all its possibilities, and have found that PlayStation VR works with Xbox One and Wii U perfectly, although the experience with competing consoles it is very different.
We have already introduced you in depth to PlayStation VR, which is an attempt to bring quality virtual reality to the general public. Well, if we connect the PlayStation VR HMDI cable to an Xbox One or a Wii U, the cinematic mode is activatedThe result is that we see the games of these consoles on a virtual screen that simulates a 226-inch movie screen. Of course, an original way to take advantage of the glasses for other uses.
Obviously, if we use PlayStation VR on an Xbox One or a Wii U we lose the surround component of our own games, and also the possibility of using motion controls, which are the great assets of the platform. What we will do is take advantage of the peripheral to see the console games in their original format, with the controls corresponding to those machines.
No one in their right mind would buy a PlayStation VR (which costs at least 400 euros) to play Xbox One or Wii U. Due to its technical characteristics, They do not represent a logical option compared to a television for these platforms But, for those who have purchased a virtual reality headset, this possibility is an interesting extra.
Sony has always been a very closed company, but it is taking steps to expand the PlayStation ecosystem. For example, for some time it has been possible to play PlayStation 4 on PC by streaming, something convenient so as not to always have to depend on the television. Of course, these types of measures are on the right track to satisfy brand users.
Therefore, if you want to buy some PlayStation VR, you already know that you can use them to play with your Xbox One or Wii U It is not the perfect system, but it can be used if we have the TV busy and, in addition, it adds an extra immersion to the games thanks to the effect that emulates a movie screen.
What do you think of this news? Do you think many PlayStation VR buyers will be encouraged to use them with their Xbox One or Wii u now that they are known to be compatible?