Video input signals supported by PlayStation®VR

Enjoy virtual reality content designed for PS VR and other compatible VR content in 360-degree, omnidirectional video. You can identify these types of content by looking for PlayStation®VR on packaging or on the appropriate PlayStation™Store page.

PS VR also supports other types of content*1 such as:

2D content 

You can view 2D content in the following resolutions:

  • 480/60p, 576/50p, 720/50p, 720/60p, 1080/50i, 1080/50p, 1080/24p, 1080/60i, 1080/60p

2D content (2160p)

On a PlayStation®4 console (CUH-7000 series) or a PlayStation®5 console, you can view 2D content in 2160p*2. When you connect PS VR to a TV that supports 2160p, you'll see content displayed as follows:

VR headset power status

VR headset

TV

On

Uses the resolution of the VR headset

1080p

Off

2160p

3D content*3

On a PlayStation®4 console (CUH-7000 series) only, but not on PlayStation®5 consoles, you can connect PS VR to either a 2D TV or a 3D TV. 3D content is displayed as follows:

TV type

PS4™ system setting

VR headset

TV

2D TV

Display in 3D with VR Headset *4 is enabled

3D

No content displayed *5

Display in 3D with VR Headset *4 is not enabled

2D

2D

3D TV

(No setting available)

3D

3D

*1 Even if your TV is HDR (high dynamic range) compatible, the HDR setting in Settings Sound and Screen Video Output Settings on the PS4™ system is Off when CUH-ZVR1 is connected.

*2 When CUH-ZVR1 is connected, the video signal from a PS4 console or PS5 console uses only the YUV420 colour format.

*3 Frame packing (720/50p, 720/60p, 1080/24p), top-and-bottom (720/50p, 720/60p, 1080/24p), and side-by-side (1080/50i, 1080/60i) formats are supported.

*4 When you're playing a Blu-ray 3D™ disc while PS VR is connected to a 2D TV, you can press the OPTIONS button, and then select Settings Display in 3D with VR Headset.

*5 Also, audio will not be output from your TV. Connect headphones to your VR headset.

Always update PS VR device software and PS4™ system software to the latest version.

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