Quest 2 Drops Backwards Compatibility with Oculus Go Apps & Games

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It was a little over a year ago when Facebook triumphantly announced that games and apps made for Oculus Go would live on in Oculus Quest. Quest (2019) and Go, Images courtesy Oculus.

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Oculus Quest 2 Launch Titles: Every Game Confirmed So Far

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Here’s our full list of Oculus Quest 2 launch titles (that we know of) to fill you in. We loved Quest 2 for its improved design and added horsepower, but what games will actually be launching alongside the headset? In fact, these games will also be playable on the old headset.

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Every Oculus Quest 2 Game Announced At Facebook Connect


There was no shortage of game announcements at today’s Facebook Connect developer conference. From Assassins Creed to Beat Saber , we have plenty of VR gaming to look forward to over the coming months. VR’s weirdest game is heading to Quest 2!

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How To Enable 90Hz On Oculus Quest 2 Games And Virtual Desktop

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A new unofficial workaround allows users to enable 90Hz mode for games and apps on Oculus Quest 2, despite the feature being disabled at launch. No other Quest games or apps are officially able to run at 90Hz at launch. Running Games At 90Hz On Quest 2.

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Facebook Leaks Oculus Quest 2, Higher Resolution, Smaller Design Revealed


According to the videos, these upgrades will allow for more detailed games while providing a smoother in-headset experience. To make sure you have enough space for the latest games, Quest 2 is available with an additional 256GB of built-in storage?

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‘LOW-FI’ Creator Teases Prequel Game ‘AGENCY’ for Oculus Quest

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Iris VR, the game studio behind cyberpunk titles TECHNOLUST (2016) and the still in-production game LOW-FI, teased some new footage recently of its Oculus Quest game AGENCY. Iris VR says Agency is a prequel episode of LOW-FI, the non-linear cyberpunk game which first garnered support through a Kickstarter campaign late last year. Renaud says the game’s tech demo is currently running on Quest 2.

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Getting Started With Oculus Quest: Tips, Tricks And Recommended Games


The Oculus Quest is one of the hottest VR headsets on the market right now. If you’re just starting out with the Oculus Quest, here’s a few tips, tricks, games and next steps to get you started on your Quest. To set up your Oculus Quest, you’ll need a smartphone with the Oculus app downloaded. Once you open the Oculus app on your phone, you can choose to set up a device and select the Oculus Quest. Oculus Account.

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How To Play Gamecube & Wii Games Natively On Oculus Quest


Those familiar with the world of video game emulation are no doubt familiar with the open-source console emulator Dolphin. Originally released in 2003 on Windows, this brilliant piece of software allows players to run Nintendo Gamecube and Wii console games on their Windows, macOS, and Android devices. Last year a user going by the name Pixelacos on YouTube posted a video of Dolphin running natively on an Oculus Quest headset.

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Best Oculus Quest Games And Apps To Sideload Via SideQuest


So you’ve just got a brand new Oculus Quest, congratulations! But what are the best Oculus Quest apps to sideload? The official Quest Store is filled with plenty of excellent games and apps but there’s also an expansive library of experimental content available by sideloading. It is also important to be aware of the Oculus Content Guidelines when sideloading content, to ensure you’re not violating anything with the content you’re placing on your device.

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Job Simulator, Vacation Simulator Get Enhanced For Oculus Quest 2

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Two more enhanced Oculus Quest 2 games to add to the list – Owlchemy Labs’ Vacation Simulator and Job Simulator now run better on the headset. The game also got some DLC a month back that brought the worlds of the first and second titles together somewhat.

Top 5 Best VR FPS And Shooter Games Available On Oculus Quest

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Looking for a summary of the best VR FPS and shooter games available on Oculus Quest? More than a year after launch, the Oculus Quest library is only growing larger and stronger by the day , with a few options available in most genres.

Oculus Quest 2 Elite Straps Are Snapping For Some Users

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Some customers are reporting the Oculus Quest 2 Elite Strap snapping after just days of use. Oculus Quest 2 Elite Strap Snapping. One Reddit user , who posted a picture treof a crack earlier this week, claimed to have received a message from Oculus Support offering to replace the strap.

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How To Play PC VR Content On Oculus Quest 2 (Oculus Link And Virtual Desktop)

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Want to play PC VR content on your Oculus Quest or Oculus Quest 2 ? The Oculus Quest 2 is a fantastic standalone headset from Facebook. First and foremost, there’s Facebook’s official method called Oculus Link, which uses a USB cable. Oculus Link Setup.

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Oculus Quest 2 Games: Every New Update And Enhanced Title Confirmed

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We’ve got the full list of Oculus Quest 2 games updated and enhanced for the new headset right here. But developers are also able to release enhanced Oculus Quest 2 games with improved visuals over the Quest 1 versions. One of the best VR games of 2020.

Cybershoes Announces Wireless Foot Tracking For Oculus Quest & Quest 2


The Oculus Quest 2 has finally arrived and so far we’re loving Facebook’s new-and-improved standalone headset. Cybershoes work much like the Oculus Quest 2 Touch controllers. Pre-orders will be available soon as part of the official Kickstarter campaign.

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Dance Rhythm Game Audio Trip Launches On Oculus Quest Today


Thought you had enough rhythm games on the Oculus Quest? Audio Trip makes its way over to Oculus Quest today after launching on PC VR last year, with a new song release to celebrate the Quest launch as well. The game is the latest in an array of rhythm games to launch on the Quest platform, available from today on the Oculus Store. Audio Trip is now available for Oculus Quest for $19.99. Well, think again!

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Premium Bowling Coming Soon To Oculus Quest


We’ve got table tennis , we just got golf , and now Oculus Quest is getting another sport that makes perfect sense for the platform – bowling. Premium Bowling has appeared in the Coming Soon section of the Oculus Store. Developed by Sadetta, the game lets you hit the lanes in VR. There’s no date for the Quest release just yet, but you can check the game out in the trailer below.

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Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest


This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. For an example of what’s possible in games, here is some footage of the new Waltz of the Wizard update that introduces hand-tracking features. The hand-tracking update officially rolled out to the Oculus Quest on May 19th with Update v17, which removed the preview tag from the feature and SDK.

SideQuest Receives Several Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Demo Games


Several developers made proof of concept games and apps that utilize new controller-free hand tracking features after the release of the software development kit for the Oculus Quest last week. While the Oculus Quest received an update a few weeks ago with beta support for controller-free hand tracking , it is only currently implemented as an experimental feature for use in the Quest Quest menus, Oculus TV and the Oculus Browser.

Contractors Adds Mod Support, Beta Crossplay With Oculus Quest Version


Contractors , a VR first-person shooter available for PC VR and on Oculus Quest in beta, received an update that adds mod support and the ability to host matches that allow for crossplay between PC VR and Quest players. The game is a team-based competitive multiplayer shooter that launched in early access on Steam for PC VR back in December 2019, but has since moved to a full release. The Oculus Quest version of Contractors is still in beta and not officially available just yet.

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Onward For Oculus Quest First-Ever Gameplay Footage Coming This Month


Today during the UploadVR Summer Showcase 2020 Downpour Interactive founder and Onward creator Dante Buckley revealed today that the first-ever gameplay footage for Onward running on Oculus Quest will debut later this month, in June. Onward is one of the most popular VR games on the market and remains to be one of the most realistic and accurate simulations of military combat we’ve seen thus far.

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Deleting Facebook Also Deletes Oculus Purchases And Account Information

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If you’ve linked your Oculus account to Facebook and decide you want to delete your Facebook account, your purchases on Oculus will be lost as well. Starting in 2023, Facebook will no longer support Oculus accounts and details are still unknown about how exactly that will work. “We’ll

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Oculus Quest 2 Jailbreak Discovered – Report

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A VR researcher claims to have discovered a successful Oculus Quest 2 jailbreak, gaining root access to the device, the XR Safety Initiative (XRSI) says. Oculus Quest 2 Jailbreak Possibly Discovered. What do you make of the Oculus Quest 2 jailbreak?

The Top 5 Games for Oculus Rift

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So, you just bought an Oculus Rift and you want to know what to download first (besides the free stuff). In our breakdown of the top 5 games for Oculus Touch and top 5 for the Xbox One gamepad, we take a look at some of the best games currently on the Oculus Store. Before we start, don’t forget that your Rift also works with compatible games purchased through Steam. Top 5 Oculus Touch Games. Top 5 Rift Games for Gamepad.

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Facebook Now Rolling Out Account Requirement For Oculus Headsets

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As of this week, the Oculus Facebook account requirement is in effect – all new, first-time sign-ins to Oculus headsets will require a Facebook account. Oculus Facebook Account Requirement Now Rolling Out. What do you make of the Oculus Facebook account requirement?

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Cooperative VR Cooking Game Cook-Out Launches On Oculus Headsets Later This Year


Resolution Games, developer behind VR titles such as Acron: Attack of the Squirrels and Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs, is having one hell of a busy year. Available later this year on Oculus Rift/Rift S and Quest Quest, Cook-Out: A Sandwich Tale placesup to four VR chefs in a single fairy-tale kitchen where they are tasked with cooking up some incredible meals for a fairy-tale forest packed with famished creatures of all shape and sizes. Image Credit: Resolution Games.

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Oculus Quest 2 – Your First Five Downloads


Five VR games and apps you need to download at launch. The Oculus Quest 2 has finally arrived! Players have access to a massive catalog of AAA games and apps at launch thanks to the Oculus Quest Store, some of which have been improved specifically for Quest 2.

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Survival Horror VR Game Lies Beneath Now Available For Oculus Rift With Cross-Buy


Newly revealed survival horror game Lies Beneath is now available for the Oculus Rift and Rift S through the Oculus Store. The game was developed by Drifter Entertainment and published by Oculus Studios, with an exclusive pre-Rift launch on the Oculus Quest at the end of last month. However, if you already purchased the Oculus Quest version and want to play it on Rift, don’t fear!

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Popular Co-op Game Spaceteam Heading To Oculus Quest & PC VR This Month


Spaceteam , the super infectious mobile game in which players frantically perform a series of goofy tasks and shout out commands in order to keep their spaceship from blowing up, is coming to the Oculus Quest, PC VR, and PlayStationVR as a full VR experience called Spaceteam VR. But as a VR game, it’s a pure joy to play. They wanted the game to be more than just yelling out instructions while keeping your own station in check. In space, everyone can hear you scream.

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The Oculus Quest 2: Price, Release Date, Accessories Announced


Facebook Connect (formerly Oculus Connect) kicked off with a bang this morning with the official reveal of the highly-anticipated Oculus Quest 2. All this power means faster load times, better-looking games and apps, and an overall smoother in-headset experience.

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Oculus Link Beta Arrives To Play PC Rift Games Wired To Oculus Quest


The big day is here for PC VR fans with an Oculus Quest as Facebook launches its Oculus Link Beta to play Rift content on the headset over a wired connection. Facebook announced Oculus Link at its OC6 VR developers conference in September with the wired connection promising an alternative PC-powered mode for the $400 Oculus Quest standalone headset. ” Official Oculus Link Cord Availability And Specifications. of the Oculus PC app.

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Top 10 Best Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Games & Apps

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One of the biggest post-launch features added to the Oculus Quest so far has been controller-free hand tracking. With more and more games and experiences implementing support either officially or through SideQuest, we’ve narrowed down the best Oculus Quest hand-tracking games so far. When the Oculus Quest launched last year, your only input option was to use the included Touch controllers. What Are The Best Oculus Quest Hand Tracking Games?

5 Free Oculus Quest Games You Can Play With Your Bare Hands


Ditch your controllers and go “hands-on” with these free sideloadable games. This past December, Oculus introduced native hand-tracking functionality for the Oculus Quest, offering users the chance to navigate the Oculus Home interface with their bare hands as opposed to the Touch controllers. At the time of writing, official hand tracking support extends solely to the Oculus Home interface.

Oculus Link Will Continue to Work with SteamVR After Native Integration into Quest Interface

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In addition to a handful of upcoming performance upgrades, Oculus plans to eventually merge Oculus Link directly into Quest’s interface instead of handing the job off to Oculus Dash (the Oculus PC interface) as it does now.

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Silicone Covers For Oculus Quest And Rift S Now Available From VR Cover


VR Cover just revealed this week that they’ve launched new products for Oculus headsets: silicone covers for both the Oculus Quest and Oculus Rift S. Personally I have the Foam Replacement Slim for my Oculus Quest and couldn’t be happier. The same type of sanitary silicone cover is available for the PC VR-based Oculus Rift S as well. The post Silicone Covers For Oculus Quest And Rift S Now Available From VR Cover appeared first on UploadVR.

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Oculus Quest 2 vs Every Oculus Headset Ever

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Believe it or not, the Oculus Quest 2 is Facebook’s fifth VR headset in four years (not counting Gear VR and its roughly one million variations). This is Quest 2 vs every Oculus headset ever (except Gear VR). Quest 2 vs Every Oculus Headset Ever.

How To Play Oculus Go Games On Your Oculus Quest


Looking for how to play Oculus Go on your Quest? Last week Facebook brought a selection of Oculus Go games to Oculus Quest. If you’ve ever owned a Go or even Samsung’s Gear VR, there’s a good chance you have at least one or two games or apps that can be played on Quest. So how can you play Oculus Go games and apps on your Oculus Quest? How Do I Install Go Games On Quest? Buy Compatible Oculus Go Games And Apps.

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