HP is teasing a brand new VR headset, Reverb G2, developed in alliance with Valve and Microsoft. Well, the news has coincided with a Valve’s launch of Half-Life: Alyx, which the most awaited VR game of the year. The so-called HP Reverb G2 is a second-generation headset having a look the same as its previous model, HP Reverb. The company launched this headset back in March 2019, which became a convenient device striking a sweet spot for users. At the time, the VR headset was not at the highest peak. But listings of HP and Steam reveal that the new generation VR Headset of HP will remain in the top end of quality and power.
HP/Steam team said the next generation HP VR HMD deploys a comfortable, immersive, and compatible virtual reality experience. As per the developers, it is the latest standard in the world of virtual reality. Meanwhile, an email from the company reports it as a no-compromise virtual reality headset. HP touts the newest VR headset a higher and more powerful version of Reverb. Previously, the $599 Reverb has remained an element of Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality line-up famous for its top resolution display. HP’s orientation to a new standard in VR recommends it is not rivaling with the cheapest virtual reality devices like Oculus Rift S. Still, the upcoming HP device might not have a price tag as high as $999 Index of Valve.
The second-generation headset has two black spots, which indicate the usage of Mixed Reality tracking cameras from Windows. Well, Windows Mixed Reality comprises of mediocre controllers along with an expedient tracking system. Meanwhile, the Valve Index has a problematic tracking system along with the top controllers in VR. For now, existing controllers of Valve cannot function with the tracking system of HP. So far, the company has not revealed any release date of the newly-teased VR headset.