Oculus Quest, A Stand Alone VR Headset from Mark Zuckerberg

Oculus Quest

Oculus has announce a new headset VR device that is soon going to launch, The Oculus Quest. This product will complete the first generation of the Oculus VR family. A VR world is going wireless now with virtual hand controller and full position sensors. Mark want to change the gaming world with his new innovations. But going with what it is offering it just cost you $399.

Oculus Quest, A Stand Alone VR Headset

The Oculus Quest is a consumer version of what was previously known as Project Santa Cruz. It uses motion controllers similar to Oculus Touch, and four wide-angle cameras provide positional tracking that lets people walk through virtual space. It’s supposed to support “Rift-quality” experiences, with a starting catalog of over 50 titles, including well-known existing games like climbing simulator The Climb and adventure-puzzle game Moss. Oculus VR head Hugo Barra describes the Oculus Quest as “made for games,” distinguishing it from Oculus’ other, more video-focused mobile headsets. “We are going to invest significantly in this new platform,” he says

But unlike the Oculus Go, you can walk around, apparently for large distances. Barra describes it as having “arena-scale” tracking that supports at least 4,000 square feet of space. Its controllers have the same button layout as the Rift’s Touch controllers, but with the half-moon tracking ring reversed, so it loops above your hands instead of below them.

We don’t know exactly how powerful the Oculus Quest will be, but Barra promises that porting games from the high-end Oculus Rift to Oculus Quest (or vice versa) will be easy. We’ll be learning more later today at the Oculus Connect developer conference.