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Report: Sony to debut virtual reality headset at TGS, currently works with DriveClub

Sony may unveil a new virtual reality headset to accompany the PlayStation 4 at the Tokyo Game Show later this month, according to reports from CVG and Eurogamer.

According to the reports, Sony's initial plans were to reveal the headset at Gamescom, but the announcement was pulled at the last minute. The reports also state that Sony is currently trying to decide whether to present the virtual reality headset as an optional add-on or a key component that will set the console apart.

According to CVG and Eurogamer's sources, one developer said Evolution Studios is already working to incorporate the VR headset with DriveClub, Sony's latest first-party racing sim and a PS4 launch title. The studio is reportedly working to simulate a vehicle's cockpit view.

Another developer said the headset resembles Sony's 3D HMZ headset, which was revealed in Jan. 2011 and showcased at TGS last year.

Earlier today, Sony announced its TGS lineup will include more than 50 games across PS3, PS4, PS Vita and PS Mobile. We have contacted them for comment and will share additional details as we receive them.

In June, Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida told Polygon he is personally excited about the Oculus Rift and its potential, but wouldn't comment on Sony plans for the PS4's virtual reality support.

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