It turns out that Sony's new PlayStation VR is compatible with any device that features a HDMI-out port, such as the Xbox One or Wii U, albeit in a heavily limited form.
According to a video by Digital Foundry (which you can view below), third party devices such as consoles or PCs will recognise Sony's virtual reality headset as a standard 1080p HD TV. This does mean that while you won't be able to access any virtual reality features with devices that aren't the PlayStation 4, you could easily use the headset in lieu of a television or monitor for your other game consoles or PC.
Playstation VR has in interesting feature that people may not yet realize: the HDMI cable can actually be plugged into various other output devices, including PC, Wii U, and even Xbox One
It's not full VR, let's be clear upfront, but if you plug any HDMI source into the 'PS4 in' bit of PS VR's external processing box then you can display the signal in cinematic mode on Sony's headset
PSVR?WIIU???????????????????#PSVR pic.twitter.com/RL3fyZT5oq — ????? (@chirnoice) October 13, 2016 It's not really a big shocker, but still neat to point out. The way the PSVR is setup, you can plug in pretty much any HDMI device an...
Well. That didn’t take long. It’s only logical someone would try to use their newly acquired PlayStation VR on either an Xbox One or Wii U. Because that’s what humans do. We are curious creatures. Hell, I would have done it myself, ...