Karaoke Title JoysoundVR coming to PlayStation VR

Revealed at Sony Computer Entertainment Japan Asia (SCEJA) press conference today, prior to the 2015 Tokyo Games Show this week was a new virtual reality (VR) called JoysoundVR.

Karaoke is a big phenomenon in Japan and one of the leading company’s is Xing Inc., who created the Joysound brand. Xing Inc have so far brought the Joysound brand to the Wii, Wii U, PlayStation 3 and PS Vita. Now from today’s announcement Joysound will be making its way onto VR by way of the newly re-named Project Morpheus head-mounted display (HMD). SCE haven’t released any further details of JoysoundVR but it maybe playable at the 2015 Tokyo Games Show, along with other titles shown at the event.


The main news has been the announced new name for Project Morpheus which was only a place holder title. Now called PlayStation VR, the news was confirmed along with a new trailer for the kit showcasing some of its titles. This line-up included the likes of The Deep, Summer Lesson and Rigs: Mechanised Combat League.

PlayStation VR is due to launch in the first half of 2016, but a final price and release date haven’t been announced yet. The HMD boasts a 1080p OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate that is capable of ‘reprojecting’ experiences in 120fps.

VRFocus will continue to follow all the latest announcements from the 2015 Tokyo Games Show as they’re revealed.