Before you may really 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 will not be all the time the simplest to navigate.
Set your boundary. The final thing 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 establishing your boundary. Roomscale helps you to draw a play area to maneuver freely, Stationary once you’re standing nonetheless. But what should you transfer areas? Or wish to play a sport sitting down as an alternative 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 may 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 will 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 possibility: The Meta Quest Store. But there are 3 ways to do it. Regardless of which possibility you choose, you want to have a cost technique on file (bank card, debit card, or PayPal). The browser technique is the simplest solution to enter these particulars.
- Browser: Log in to the shop. From there, you may 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 worth. 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 may both scroll via or seek for a selected title. Once you have clicked on a sport, the app makes use of the identical button with a worth system on the backside of the display screen. Just click on on the button, evaluate 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 procuring bag. Click on this, and you’ve got the choice of looking via video games or search. Once you have picked a sport and are 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” fairly 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 subsequent step for directions.
Download and entry your video games. Once you have 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 accomplished, the button will change to “Play” so you may leap proper in.
If you bought the sport through the browser or app, head to the Store in your headset and seek for the sport. The retailer will checklist it as “Purchased,” however once you click on on its data web page the blue button may have modified from itemizing the worth to saying “Download.” Hit that and it’ll mechanically present you the obtain’s progress bar.
To entry all your 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 all your purchases, and you may filter to see simply those which are 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 now not centered the best way you need it. Maybe you took off your headset to test your cellphone or drink some water, or possibly you are in-game and wish 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 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 correct controller to convey 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 proportion, in addition to that of every of your controllers.