Facebook is streamlining its line of digital actuality headsets all the way down to only one product. Soon, the Quest 2, the successor to the Oculus Quest, would be the solely headset offered by the corporate.
As famous at Oculus Connect on Wednesday, Facebook will cease promoting the Rift S digital actuality headset in spring 2021, and also will discontinue manufacturing of the unique Oculus Quest this 12 months, leaving solely Quest 2 within the market. The Quest 2 will likely be offered for $299.99 or $399.99, relying on the quantity of storage.
Quest product supervisor Rangaprabhu Parthasarathy informed Polygon that the corporate “will transition to making this headset, the Quest 2, the centerpiece, the best of both worlds of both PC VR, and all in one, however you use it.”
“But if you want PC VR, just plug in a compatible USB cable, and you’re in the world of PC VR gaming,” Parthasarathy continued. “We think this is the best solution for customers.”
Facebook’s streamlining of its digital actuality choices will definitely make issues simpler for gamers. If you need an Oculus headset after subsequent spring, you’ll solely have one alternative: Quest 2.