Want some reassurance? Earlier at the moment, Meta additionally revealed a brand new value drop for the Quest 2, more likely to clear some extra models forward of a gradual altering of the guard. Nevertheless it additionally echoed a dedication to defending the present VR headset’s relevancy by saying an over-the-air efficiency improve.
Meta Quest 2 homeowners will get pleasure from CPU and GPU efficiency boosts of 26% and 19%, respectively. We assume a part of Meta’s motive for the push is to assist the handset higher deal with ports of video games designed for the rather more highly effective and sharp Quest 3, however the firm additionally demoed enhancements in present titles. The added energy helps obtain respectable decision upticks in video games like “Pink Matter 2” and “The Strolling Useless: Saints and Sinners.” The replace additionally guarantees improved fluidity for the Meta Quest 2’s person interface, plus quicker framerates in some video games.
Must you purchase a Meta Quest 2 at this level? That’ll largely rely in your funds. The Meta Quest 2 now begins at $299 for the 128 GB mannequin, whereas the Meta Quest 3 is available in at $499. If you happen to’re all-in on combined actuality and need to future-proof for the latest video games, go along with the Quest 3. However if you cannot make it work financially, it seems like ample life will movement via the Quest 2 for at the least the following yr, and there is nonetheless a hefty backlog of VR video games to get pleasure from.