The Morning After: Meta’s next-gen VR headset leaks

The Meta Quest Pro headset is expected to arrive next month, but there are still leaks to spoil the party. In a video by Ramiro Cardenas, you can see a black headset with three cameras on the front that resembles the minimal glimpses we’ve seen of the Project Cambria headset. Cardenas said several devices (labeled “engineering samples”) were left in a hotel room. Whoops.

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Ramiro Cardenas

We also took a closer look at a pair of new controllers, with a new design that replaces the previous looped ones. The packaging says “Meta Quest Pro” – so that’s probably the name. The hype may have died down, but the technology has continued to advance. Expect better motion tracking, higher quality displays and more.

Virtual reality is expected to gain further momentum over the next 12 months. Alongside Meta’s new headset, Sony’s PS VR 2 headset is expected to appear next year. In fact, expect to hear more about PlayStation VR titles later today.

– Matt Smith

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