Sony Virtual-Reality headset coming in 2016?

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – intends on unleashing its virtual-reality headset on consumers next year.

The gaming and electronics giant says its VR system will debut in early 2016.

The announcement was made Tuesday at a conference held during the .

Sony originally unveiled a prototype of the headset nicknamed Project Morpheus at last year’s conference. The headset works in tandem with Sony’s PlayStation 4 console and camera by covering users’ eyes and simulating virtual worlds on screen.

The company showed off an updated prototype of the headset on Tuesday. It features 5.7-inch (14.5-centimeter) OLED screens that display a 100-degree field of view and nine lights used to track movement. Sony says the headset can render games at 120 frames per second.

Pricing has yet to be announced

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