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Last Edited by chung_chang May 13, 2020 at 02:46 PM
The same questions inevitably come up over and over on every Oculus Quest deal thread. So I am posting all frequently asked Q&A here that I could remember off top of my head, and will update as more frequently asked questions come up. Then we could just build on this in future Quest deals:

  1. Why is this a deal at full price?
    This has been in and out of stock everywhere even months before the pandemic. This video, while a bit old, provides some quick, hard stats on why the Quest is so popular that it's a deal even at MSRP: https://youtu.be/WMlckGWPENc.
  2. What is so special about this?
    In one word -- WIRELESS. You don't need a PC. You don't need cords/wires. You don't need lighthouses. You just put it on and start playing games anywhere inside your home, or outside your home, with complete freedom and no tripping over cords. Everything is self-contained and ready to play games anywhere you go for a very reasonable MSRP starting at $399. As such, it is very accessible to newcomers who don't own VR capable PC's. It also appeals to enthusiasts who do own VR capable PC's and want to play PCVR games un-tethered, while still keeping it affordable (see #3 below). This wide range of appeal makes the Quest one of the most versatile VR headsets currently on the market.
  3. Can I play PC games on this, such as games on SteamVR?
    Not straight out of the box. There are 2 methods to play PCVR games on the Quest, both require a VR capable PC:

    • Wired -- buy an Oculus Link cable and connect it between the Quest and a VR capable PC. The official Oculus Link cable is $79 MSRP. You could buy aftermarket cables starting in the $20's.
    • Wireless -- use Virtual Desktop app (make sure it's the version for the Quest, normally $20), or a number of free apps like ALVR, or try free Radeon ReLive VR if you have a newish AMD GPU in your PC. You would also need a good 5GHz wifi router. Once setup properly, wireless works about as well as wired, while remaining un-tethered. This video could help you troubleshoot most wireless issues you may encounter: https://youtu.be/Bm4kbHeXGrg.
  4. Will I get motion sick from using this?
    Some people are prone to motion sickness, others are not. If you fall into the former group, don't fret. Rest assured that many VR game developers are aware of this and have made accommodations in their VR games to minimize motion sickness. Take Half-Life Alyx for example, there are about 4 ways to move around inside the game, starting with the most comfortable (and least motion-sick inducing) "blink" movement. Many other VR games have similar accommodations. Unfortunately some games cannot get around this, such as car racing games. You can't exactly teleport your car around a track. This applies to any VR headsets, not just the Quest. Personally, I am extremely motion sick prone, and I am fine with 90% of games I play on the Quest. Some people also claim you could slowly condition yourself to be less motion sick prone, similar to how sailors get their sea legs. In addition, Oculus store has a comfort level rating for each game. If you are really sensitive, stick with "Comfortable" rated games. But not to worry, some of the best and most popular VR games are all rated Comfortable such as Beat Saber, SuperHot, Moss...etc.
  5. Can I play Half-Life Alyx on this?
    Yes. It plays very well on the Quest as reported by many. See #3 above.
  6. Can I wear my glasses in this?
    Depends on the size of your glasses frame. But most people still end up being uncomfortable after prolonged sessions. Look into prescription VR lenses. They make them for just about every VR headsets on the market. Many options are available ranging from cheap DIY to the expensive. For example, I paid $45 total for my pair of magnetic prescription lenses that quickly pop in and out of the Quest. Most people find these much more comfortable than wearing glasses inside the Quest.
  7. Can I sideload unofficial apps/games onto the Quest?
    Yes. SideQuest is your friend. There are great unofficial games you could sideload, such as Pavlov.
  8. Should I wait for the new upcoming version of the Quest?
    Predicting the future is always tough, especially when very little official information has been released. So I would personally not even try to tell you what to do. But if you must know, I would instead refer you to the community enthusiasts. Most of these guys follow VR news much longer and closer than probably most of us do, thus they may have better outlook. But again, don't take these predictions as gospels as no one knows the future for certain. Here is a very recent prediction video from one such VR community enthusiasts. If you just want the condensed version, he predicts the next version of the Quest would be released in May of 2021: https://youtu.be/YNtAcCHQINs.

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Wiki section updated with FAQ.
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Wiki section updated with FAQ.
thanks. Useful info!
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Canceled my Oculus order for Gamestop.

Now to go sell my CV1...
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Appears sold out at the links provided. Not able to add either to cart.
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Neither in stock at links or just from navigating to website.
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Not in stock at either link
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https://www.oculus.com/quest/?locale=en_US 128gb showing @ Oculus get it while you can
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https://www.oculus.com/quest/?locale=en_US 128gb showing @ Oculus get it while you can
Ships by June 16 though ugh.
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Ships by June 16 though ugh.
64gb in stock at walmart right now...


https://www.walmart.com/ip/Oculus...&sharedid=
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for those still looking, check out n o w i n s t o c k .net to get alerted when they go in stock.
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