Before you possibly can truly play, there are some things you want to do. Here are some suggestions 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 last item 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 helps you to draw a play house to maneuver freely, Stationary whenever you’re standing nonetheless. But what if you happen to transfer places? Or wish 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 displaying up). From there, if you happen to hover over the clock, you possibly can select the Quick Settings panel. Then select Guardian. If you decide Stationary, you simply should hit affirm and also you’re all set. If you decide 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 decide, you want to have a cost methodology on file (bank card, debit card, or PayPal). The browser methodology is the best method to enter these particulars.
- Browser: Log in to the shop. From there, you possibly can both sort the secret into the search bar on the highest proper or click on “Apps & Games” to browse. Once you’ve got chosen a sport, there’s a blue button on the suitable 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 possibly can both scroll via or seek for a particular title. Once you’ve got 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, assessment the cost particulars, and hit buy.
- Headset: With the headset on, deliver up the underside menu once more. The Store icon is the orange one with somewhat buying bag. Click on this, and you’ve got the choice of shopping via video games or search. Once you’ve got picked a sport and are its data web page, hit the blue button on the suitable with the value marker to buy.
Note: If the sport is free, the blue button will say “Get” reasonably 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’ve got bought a sport, you want to obtain it. If you bought it via the Store in your headset, the obtain ought to mechanically begin. Once it is executed, the button will change to “Play” so you possibly can leap 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 record it as “Purchased,” however whenever you click on on its data web page the blue button may have modified from itemizing the value to saying “Download.” Hit that and it’ll mechanically present you the obtain’s progress bar.
To entry your whole 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 suitable (the one with the 9 dots). This will present you your whole purchases, and you may 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 will 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 perhaps you are in-game and wish to change your orientation. To do that, hit the Oculus button on the suitable controller, then enter the Quick Settings menu by clicking on the left the place it reveals 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 suitable spot.
Check your battery life. When totally charged, the Quest 2’s battery usually lasts round two hours. If you are unsure how a lot juice your headset has left, hit the Oculus button on the suitable controller to deliver up the underside menu. On the left, beneath the clock, is somewhat battery icon that offers 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 share, in addition to that of every of your controllers.