The most recent Oculus Quest 2 and Meta Quest Professional replace is right here, with a bunch of minor enhancements that ought to make utilizing your VR headset slightly simpler.
Whereas not as spectacular because the direct contact device added in February – that allows you to use hand monitoring to ‘contact’ and swipe digital menus – this patch’s stand-out function will make it simpler to maintain your favourite video games and apps up to date.
Now if you obtained shut your headset down, on the ability off menu you’ll see a toggle to “Replace earlier than powering off.” If this toggle is on, your headset will replace any software program that has an uninstalled patch earlier than correctly powering down – serving to to scale back the period of time you’ll need to spend ready for downloads to finish sooner or later earlier than you’ll be able to take pleasure in a VR expertise. Make sure that to plug your headset in although, in any other case, it’d run out of juice earlier than the obtain finishes.
One other tweak that ought to velocity up downloads is the the arrival of Wi-Fi 6E assist on the Meta Quest Professional. In case your Meta Quest Professional is linked to a WiFi 6E succesful community it’s best to be capable to take pleasure in web speeds as much as 1.6Gbps – dashing up your downloads and distant desktop streaming if you wish to attempt utilizing your VR headset for work.
A way more minor change in v53 is that your Quest 2 and Quest Professional’s improved digicam settings – which had been launched in a earlier replace and permit you to change the side ratio and bit fee of your VR recordings – are not Experimental Settings. As an alternative you’ll discover the Superior Digicam Settings solely within the Digicam Settings web page, making it even simpler to report movies the way in which you need.
An additional little replace you may additionally discover is that recordings will now function stereo as a substitute of mono – giving your VR movies a extra immersive expertise.
Safely surf the net
The v53 Meta Quest replace additionally features a few adjustments for the Meta Quest Browser which helps you to surf the net in VR.
Firstly, now you can watch Twitch within the browser. Whether or not you need to watch your favourite streamer play Inhabitants: One, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, stroll round the whole country of Taiwan (opens in new tab), or no matter else, you are able to do it from the Meta Quest Browser.
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Plus, for the mother and father on the market who’re anxious about youthful VR customers ingesting content material they shouldn’t be, the v53 replace brings the brand new Meta Quest Browser Web site Class Filter. This device – which may be accessed by way of the Parental Supervision tab within the Meta Quest cell app – lets you block web sites primarily based on totally different content material classes like “Playing” or “Sexual Content material.”
When somebody utilizing a baby account tries to entry a web site that’s blocked by these filters they’ll as a substitute see a message telling them the positioning is blocked.