First Game for PlayStation 4 Exclusive VR Headset Project Morpheus Officially Announced
To join Oculus in the modern run for virtual reality, Sony finally announced its long rumored PlayStation 4 exclusive virtual reality headset at Game Developers Conference 2014. Sony’s Project Morpheus will be a rival to Oculus Rift VR headset. It looks like developers have started to take interest in Project Morpheus because the first game for it has already been announced.
First Game for Project Morpheus Officially Announced – Sony Confirms its Support for Cult County
Virtual reality has come to be one of the biggest bits in the in gaming industry in past couple of years. A Kickstarter virtual reality project by a company known as Oculus came to the surface few years ago and since then, the Oculus’ virtual reality project gathered so much attention that ultimately Facebook bought the company for big bucks.
Inspecting that virtual reality has become an inevitable and necessary part of future gaming, Sony decided to jump in and announced its very own virtual reality gaming headset known as Project Morpheus. Sony’s virtual reality headset is currently being developed and explored exclusively for the company’s own video game console, the PlayStation 4.
Both Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Sony’s Project Morpheus will allow players to literally immerse themselves into the worlds of games. Project Morpheus is still in its early prototype stages while Oculus Rift VR prototype has been updated many times. A number of games have already been announced for Oculus Rift VR and it looks like Project Morpheus is trying to catch up.
Renegade Kid, a video game development company best known for its games like Dementium: The ward on the DS, has announced that it will utilize the power of Project Morpheus VR headset while developing its popular Kickstarter game known as Cult County. Being developed for major gaming platforms, Cult County is a first-person survival horror game that was originally planned to be released on Nintendo 3DS.
The Kickstarter campaign for Cult County was updated recently with an image of the President of Sony Computer Entertainment, Shuhei Yoshida, revealing the Project Morpheus VR headset at Game Developers Conference 2014. Details posted along with the image clarifying that Project Morpheus VR headset will be utilized with Cult County are following:
“Many of you may have heard of the new Morpheus VR headset from Sony for PS4. It is something that we are very excited about, and something we will be getting our hands on in the near future to utilize with Cult County. This device will offer a tremendous sense presence in the game – a perfect fit for a first-person survival horror title that is designed to scare your pants off!”
Shuhei Yoshida also officially confirmed the support of Project Morpheus VR headset for Cult County via his Twitter account. The Kickstarter for Cult County is still live and if you wan to contribute, visit here.
— Shuhei Yoshida (@yosp) April 2, 2014