Earlier than you’ll be able to really play, there are some things you should do. Listed below are some ideas for getting every part arrange as a result of the Quest 2 interface is just not all the time the simplest to navigate.
Set your boundary. The very last thing you need whereas enjoying 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 helps you to draw a play area to maneuver freely, Stationary if you’re standing nonetheless. However what in the event you transfer places? Or need to play a sport sitting down as a substitute 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 displaying up). From there, in the event you hover over the clock, you’ll be able to select the Fast Settings panel. Then select Guardian. In case you choose Stationary, you simply must hit verify and also you’re all set. In case you choose Roomscale, it’s going to 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 choose, you should have a cost technique on file (bank card, debit card, or PayPal). The browser technique is the simplest strategy 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 & Video games” to browse. As soon as you’ve got chosen a sport, there’s a blue button on the correct of its data web page that lists its worth. 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’ll be able to both scroll by means of or seek for a particular title. As soon as you’ve got clicked on a sport, the app makes use of the identical button with a worth 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, deliver up the underside menu once more. The Retailer icon is the orange one with a bit of buying bag. Click on on this, and you’ve got the choice of shopping by means of video games or search. As soon as you’ve got picked a sport and are taking a look at its data web page, hit the blue button on the correct with the value marker to buy.
Word: If the sport is free, the blue button will say “Get” reasonably than itemizing a worth. 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 sport, you should obtain it. In case you bought it by means of the Retailer in your headset, the obtain ought to robotically begin. As soon as it is performed, the button will change to “Play” so you’ll be able to soar proper in.
In case 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 if you click on on its data web page the blue button may 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—deliver 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 can present you all your purchases, and you may filter to see simply those which might be 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 may discover that your display screen is now not centered the best way you need it. Perhaps you took off your headset to examine your telephone 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 correct 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 correct spot.
Test your battery life. When totally charged, the Quest 2’s battery usually lasts round two hours. In case you’re undecided how a lot juice your headset has left, hit the Oculus button on the correct controller to deliver up the underside menu. On the left, beneath the clock, is a bit of battery icon that provides you a tough gauge of your cost. In case you click on on it, it brings up the Fast Settings display screen. Within the prime left is the precise proportion, in addition to that of every of your controllers.