Before you’ll be able to truly play, there are some things you should do. Here are some suggestions for getting all the pieces arrange as a result of the Quest 2 interface isn’t all the time the simplest to navigate.
Set your boundary. The last item you need whereas taking part in is to run into an object in your room whereas basically blindfolded. Your Quest 2 will information you thru the method of organising your boundary. Roomscale allows you to draw a play house to maneuver freely, Stationary if you’re standing nonetheless. But what should you transfer places? Or need to play a sport sitting down as a substitute of standing up?
To change 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, should you hover over the clock, you’ll be able to select the Quick Settings panel. Then select Guardian. If you choose Stationary, you simply must hit affirm and also you’re all set. If you choose Roomscale, it’s going to information you thru drawing a brand new Guardian boundary.
Buy the video games. To purchase video games for the Quest 2, you solely actually have one choice: The Meta Quest Store. But there are 3 ways to do it. Regardless of which choice you choose, you should have a cost methodology on file (bank card, debit card, or PayPal). The browser methodology is the simplest option to enter these particulars.
- Browser: Log in to the shop. From there, you’ll be able to both sort the secret into the search bar on the highest proper or click on “Apps & Games” to browse. Once you have chosen a sport, there’s a blue button on the correct of its data web page that lists its value. Hit that and it will immediate you to buy.
- App: Download the Oculus app and log in to your account. Click on the Store button on the underside left and, as with the browser steps, you’ll be able to both scroll by or seek for a particular title. Once you have clicked on a sport, the app makes use of the identical button with a value system on the backside of the display screen. Just click on on the button, overview the cost particulars, and hit buy.
- Headset: With the headset on, convey up the underside menu once more. The Store icon is the orange one with somewhat purchasing bag. Click on this, and you’ve got the choice of looking by video games or search. Once you have picked a sport and are taking a look at its data web page, hit the blue button on the correct with the worth marker to buy.
Note: If the sport is free, the blue button will say “Get” quite than itemizing a value. And if you are going to buy the sport by way of a browser or the app, you’ll nonetheless have to obtain it in your headset. See the subsequent step for directions.
Download and entry your video games. Once you have bought a sport, you should obtain it. If you bought it by the Store in your headset, the obtain ought to mechanically begin. Once it is accomplished, the button will change to “Play” so you’ll be able to soar proper in.
If you bought the sport by way of the browser or app, head to the Store in your headset and seek for the sport. The retailer will listing it as “Purchased,” however if you click on on its data web page the blue button could have modified from itemizing the worth to saying “Download.” Hit that and it’ll mechanically present you the obtain’s progress bar.
To entry your entire video games—each bought and downloaded—convey up the underside menu bar by hitting the Oculus button on that proper controller. From there, click on on the “Apps” button on the correct (the one with the 9 dots). This will present you your entire purchases, and you’ll filter to see simply those which might be put in or those that are not. Click on the sport’s icon and it ought to load proper up.
Recenter your display screen. Occasionally, you may discover that your display screen is not centered the best way you need it. Maybe you took off your headset to verify your cellphone or drink some water, or possibly you are in-game and need to change your orientation. To do that, hit the Oculus button on the correct controller, then enter the Quick Settings menu by clicking on the left the place it exhibits the time. Underneath the Wi-Fi is a button that claims “Reset View.” Click on this and it’ll immediate you to maneuver your head to the place you need the display screen to be, then hit affirm as soon as it is in the correct spot.
Check your battery life. When absolutely charged, the Quest 2’s battery usually lasts round two hours. If you are undecided how a lot juice your headset has left, hit the Oculus button on the correct controller to convey up the underside menu. On the left, beneath the clock, is somewhat battery icon that provides you a tough gauge of your cost. If you click on on it, it brings up the Quick Settings display screen. In the highest left is the precise proportion, in addition to that of every of your controllers.