Earlier than you may really play, there are some things it’s essential do. Listed below are some ideas for getting all the things arrange as a result of the Quest 2 interface isn’t all the time the best to navigate.
Set your boundary. The very last thing you need whereas taking part in is to run into an object in your room whereas primarily blindfolded. Your Quest 2 will information you thru the method of organising your boundary. Roomscale permits you to draw a play area to maneuver freely, Stationary once you’re standing nonetheless. However what in the event you transfer places? Or need to play a recreation sitting down as an alternative of standing up?
To alter your boundary, press the Oculus button in your proper controller (it is the one simply beneath the joystick). This pulls up the menu on the backside of the display screen (you solely have to do that if the menu is not already exhibiting up). From there, in the event you hover over the clock, you may select the Fast Settings panel. Then select Guardian. Should you decide Stationary, you simply need to hit verify and also you’re all set. Should you decide Roomscale, it will information you thru drawing a brand new Guardian boundary.
Purchase the video games. To purchase video games for the Quest 2, you solely actually have one choice: The Meta Quest Retailer. However there are 3 ways to do it. No matter which choice you decide, it’s essential have a cost technique on file (bank card, debit card, or PayPal). The browser technique is the best approach to enter these particulars.
- Browser: Log in to the shop. From there, you may both kind the secret into the search bar on the highest proper or click on “Apps & Video games” to browse. As soon as you’ve got chosen a recreation, there’s a blue button on the proper of its data web page that lists its value. Hit that and it will immediate you to buy.
- App: Obtain the Oculus app and log in to your account. Click on on the Retailer button on the underside left and, as with the browser steps, you may both scroll by means of or seek for a particular title. As soon as you’ve got clicked on a recreation, the app makes use of the identical button with a value system on the backside of the display screen. Simply click on on the button, evaluate the cost particulars, and hit buy.
- Headset: With the headset on, carry up the underside menu once more. The Retailer icon is the orange one with just a little purchasing bag. Click on on this, and you’ve got the choice of searching by means of video games or search. As soon as you’ve got picked a recreation and are taking a look at its data web page, hit the blue button on the proper with the value marker to buy.
Observe: If the sport is free, the blue button will say “Get” fairly than itemizing a value. And if you buy the sport through a browser or the app, you’ll nonetheless have to obtain it in your headset. See the following step for directions.
Obtain and entry your video games. As soon as you’ve got bought a recreation, it’s essential obtain it. Should you bought it by means of the Retailer in your headset, the obtain ought to robotically begin. As soon as it is executed, the button will change to “Play” so you may leap proper in.
Should you bought the sport through the browser or app, head to the Retailer in your headset and seek for the sport. The shop will checklist it as “Bought,” however once you click on on its data web page the blue button can have modified from itemizing the value to saying “Obtain.” Hit that and it’ll robotically present you the obtain’s progress bar.
To entry all your video games—each bought and downloaded—carry up the underside menu bar by hitting the Oculus button on that proper controller. From there, click on on the “Apps” button on the proper (the one with the 9 dots). It will present you all your purchases, and you’ll filter to see simply those which are put in or those that are not. Click on on the sport’s icon and it ought to load proper up.
Recenter your display screen. Often, you will discover that your display screen is not centered the best way you need it. Possibly you took off your headset to verify your cellphone or drink some water, or perhaps you are in-game and need to change your orientation. To do that, hit the Oculus button on the proper controller, then enter the Fast Settings menu by clicking on the left the place it reveals the time. Beneath the Wi-Fi is a button that claims “Reset View.” Click on on this and it’ll immediate you to maneuver your head to the place you need the display screen to be, then hit verify as soon as it is in the proper spot.
Examine your battery life. When absolutely charged, the Quest 2’s battery usually lasts round two hours. Should you’re undecided how a lot juice your headset has left, hit the Oculus button on the proper controller to carry up the underside menu. On the left, beneath the clock, is just a little battery icon that offers you a tough gauge of your cost. Should you click on on it, it brings up the Fast Settings display screen. Within the high left is the precise share, in addition to that of every of your controllers.