Project Morpheus (virtual reality)

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Project Morhpeus at GDC 2014.jpg
A man demos Project Morpheus at 2014's Game Developers Conference.
Type Head-mounted display
Manufacturer Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform PlayStation 4
Release Date Unknown

Project Morpheus is the codename for an upcoming virtual reality headset produced by Sony Computer Entertainment.[1] It is designed to be fully functional with the Sony PlayStation 4 and work with the PlayStation Vita. It is currently a prototype and will be released sometime after 2014.[2]

It features a high FOV, 6DOF head-tracking, stereoscopic 3D, and unwarped output to a TV for others to view what the user sees.[citation needed]


Project Morpheus was first announced at The 2014 Game Developers Conference. Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida introduced the device on March 18, 2014 and stated Project Morpheus was "the next innovation from PlayStation that will [shape] the future of games."[3]


Project Morpheus was first demonstrated on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon playing The Castle and later at E3 2014 where anybody could test it out.[4]

Pre-release demonstrations[edit]