Facebook's $299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset is now available

Joanna Estrada
November 20, 2020

The new Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset began shipping on Facebook today. The Hatsune Miku VR Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2 versions are here. Same as a non-fixed standalone design, but with a new chipset and significantly improved screen resolution and controller battery life.

"It's been less than a month since we announced Oculus Quest 2 and opened pre-orders, and we've been blown away by the community's response", Oculus said in a blog post.

The $299 price point is $100 cheaper than the first Quest headset, however, that only bags you the 64GB version.

Little Witch Academia: VR Broom Racing is now available for $29.99 on the Oculus Store for Oculus Quest and Oculus Quest 2, featuring English and Japanese language text and voice acting. Pay extra $49 Replacement head strap. Oculus has also expanded its library since the original Quest launched, and has acquired an List of upcoming games I came back later this year. Existing Oculus users would have until January 1, 2023 to make the switch, while new accounts would need a Facebook account starting this month.

Quest 2 replaces the original Quest, and starting next year, it will be the only headphone on Facebook, since the tethered Rift S It will be stopped in spring. There is still some advanced competition for this product: Valve index And soon HP Reverb G2. You know, to join the people already playing in time with her music in VR on the PlayStation 4 or PC with other headsets.

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