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PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2

Can Sony's PS5 VR companion rival that of Meta's

Reviewed By: Kevin Pocock

Last Updated on January 3, 2024
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With the emergence of virtual reality in video games and movies, many tech companies are making VR consoles. Of course, we are all familiar with Sony’s Play Station VR controllers, which were compatible with PS4. However, with the recent launch of PSVR2 Sense controllers, gamers and game developers will inevitably compare them with similar options. 

Thus, the PSVR2 vs the Meta Quest 2 (another impressive VR platform) proves to be of major debate. So, let’s see how these two compete in different spectrums.

PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2: Overall Design

Taking Meta Quest 2 first, it has quite a similar appearance to its predecessor controller, the Meta Quest 1. However, it is much lighter than the previous version. Meta Quest 2 is much easier to wear as it has a Velcro strap to fit it properly. It can give you a neck or headache if you use it extensively, too. 

The headset has two built-in speakers for a versatile audio experience, but if you like headphones, it has a 3.5mm audio jack and Bluetooth support for a more surround sound experience. You can also connect it to a TV or monitor wirelessly. The Meta Quest 2 comes with a USB Type-C cable for charging.

Now for the PSVR2. This is one of the best-looking VR controllers on the market. You will get a VR headset and two controllers in a package. The headset is a halo in design and fits perfectly on your head. The push-enable rotating dial at the back provides comfortable adjustment according to the user’s preference. 

The latest technology in the PSVR2 headset is its haptic feedback that enriches the VR gaming experience to a more personal level. This headset is compatible with only PS5. You can connect it with a USB TYP-C cable. The two controllers in the package are convenient and new in design. For audio, you have a headphone port where you can adjust any headphones.

PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2: Performance

PSVR2 and Meta Quest 2 have the following performance indicators:

FeaturesPSVR2Meta Quest 2
Screen Resolution2000 x 20401832 x 1920
Screen TypeOLEDLCD
Field of View110 degrees89 degrees
Refresh RateUp to 120HzUp to 120Hz
PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2 features comparison

The above parameters are clear that PSVR2 outperforms the Meta Quest 2. It has a better screen resolution and is compatible with an OLED screen display over the Meta Quest 2. Moreover, you can enjoy a better viewing angle of 110 degrees to experience the surroundings of virtual reality. For smoother gameplay, both headsets come with a 120Hz refresh rate.

PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2: Controllers

The PSVR2 and Meta Quest 2 have haptic controllers that enhance the gaming experience. However, the PSVR2 Sense controllers have additional adaptive triggers that create vibration and immersion resistance. For instance, you will experience resistance in your hand while pulling back a bow in-game.

The Meta Quest 2 has AA batteries with a better life than PSVR2 batteries. For PSVR 2, you have to charge it every 4 or 5 hours using a USB C-Type cable.

PSVR2 Vs Meta Quest 2: Price

The Meta Quest 2 has two variants, 128GB and 256GB storage, and both of these headsets come with two touch controllers, a glasses spacer, a power adaptor, and a charging cable. The price of 128GB storage is $399.99, and 256GB costs around $499.99.

On the other hand, the PSVR2 has a launch price of $549.99 that comes with a VR headset, two Sense controllers, a USB C-Type cable for charging and pairing, and stereo headphones. The higher side price variance is due to better visual and audio qualities and other video game features.

However, the PSVR2 has limited game compatibility compared to the Meta Quest 2 and has lower battery life. It is hard to support the asking price considering the above factors. 


The PSVR2 and Meta Quest 2 are great VR headsets with an excellent gaming experience. The meta Quest 2 has better battery life and vast games to play, but it has compromising visual and audio graphics. PSVR2 is the most recent controller from Sony, which is compatible with PS5 only. Therefore, it costs more and has adaptive sense controllers. It has better graphics and audio quality, with compromising battery life.

Kevin is the Editor of PC Guide. He has a broad interest and enthusiasm for consumer electronics, PCs and all things consumer tech - and more than 15 years experience in tech journalism.