Acer and StarBreeze preparing to ship StarVR this year

Starbreeze has teamed up with Acer to build StarVR headsets, which has 5K resolution which is 2x wider than the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive.

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Both companies have confirmed and approved this joint venture to accelerate the development of the StarVR HMD, with starting a new company where both Acer and Starbreeze will own 50% share and called Acer Starbreeze Corp, but it may change in time. StarVR headsets will ship in limited quantity in this year, but full mass production will start in 2017.

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The Star VR headset has a screen resolution of 2560×1440 per eye, giving this headset a full resolution of 5120×1440 and vertical and horizontal field of views of 130 degrees and 210 degrees respectively, giving this new headset what could potentially be a much more immersive experience than the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive.