Tag Archive: Quest

How to disable Guardian Tracking on the Oculus Quest

Oculus Guardian tracking follows your movements and allows you move around in games, but there are times that you’d want to turn it off. Guardian tracking requires light, so if it’s running you can’t use your headset in the dark. It also doesn’t work well when people are lying down or in finite spaces such as cars or airplanes. Luckily, users can turn Oculus Guardian tracking off if their headset is running version 9.0 or later.

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How to play Oculus Go and Gear VR games on the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest recently gained support for over 40 Oculus Go and Gear VR games. It also gained the ability to use several Oculus Go and Gear VR apps. These additions almost double the number of games available on the Oculus Quest. It isn’t tricky to play Oculus Go and Gear VR games on the Oculus Quest; you just need to know where to look in your device’s settings.

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Every Oculus Go and Gear VR game you can play on your Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest’s game library continues to expand. Recently, the Oculus Quest gained the ability to play compatible Oculus Go and Gear VR games. This brought dozens of new titles that you can play on your Oculus Quest. The Oculus Quest also gained the option to turn off inside-out tracking, which is a useful option if you’re playing a game designed for the Oculus Go or Gear VR or if you’re using a media app. The first wave of supported  [Read More…]

Every Oculus Quest game announced at Oculus Connect 6

The Oculus Quest only had a couple of titles formally announced at Oculus Connect 6, but they look great.

The Oculus Quest only saw two titles formally announced on the first day of Oculus Connect 6, but the company shared a trailer for several other games coming to the Oculus Quest soon. The trailer doesn’t include game titles but shows a promising future for the Quest’s game library. Additionally, the Oculus Quest will gain support for several  [Read More…]

Hand tracking on Oculus Quest is absolutely brilliant

This is the real deal, and it’s going to change how you use Quest.

I’m standing in the middle of a magical laboratory, complete with glowing rocks and bubbling coundrons, and all I have to do is stand still and not poke the eyeball. The disembodied voice was very clear about not touching the eyeball, but it’s right there you know? It’s looking at me, sitting in the cavity of this chest like a lock. I give  [Read More…]

How to watch Billie Eilish’s concert through the Oculus Quest

Billie Eilish, arguably the biggest star that’s ever come to Oculus Venues, will have a concert on the platform on September 3, 2019. VR users will be able to watch her concert from the “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” tour on the same day that the concert happens live in Madrid, Spain. Users will be able to watch the concert through the Oculus Quest, Oculus Go, or Gear VR using the free Oculus Venues  [Read More…]

Introducing Jiggle Physics, a new Android Central Podcast side quest

I haven’t been here since the beginning, but since coming on as Managing Editor in 2016 I’ve seen Android Central evolve into a site whose name belies its true aspirations. Android Central covers a lot more than just Android — and yes, we know that annoys a bunch of you — and it’s given me immense pleasure to see that transformation in real time.

One area we’ve put a ton of work into is gaming, and PlayStation 4  [Read More…]

Break a sweat with these great Oculus Quest games

One of the biggest benefits of the Oculus Quest is that it is a physical experience that will get you off of the couch flailing your arms, moving your body back and forth, and get your heart rate pumping during gameplay. Here is a list of the top games that will give you a killer workout in VR.

★ Featured favorite BOXVR

Choose between multiple degrees of difficulty and VR sessions that can last two minutes or  [Read More…]

LAVR Tag is arena-scale laser tag for Oculus Quest that you must play

LAVR Tag creates an untethered VR experience that could be the next big thing for the Oculus Quest and VR.

The Oculus Quest provides an untethered VR experience that, in many ways, can’t be delivered through any other headset. The lack of wires or external sensors and the fact that it doesn’t require a PC or phone to operate opens it up to liberating VR experiences. Games like SUPERHOT VR and Sports Scramble are incredible on the  [Read More…]

How to protect your Oculus Quest controllers from damage

The Oculus Quest Touch Controllers are laid out well and help you control virtual reality, but they aren’t as durable as some VR controllers. Some users have reported cracks in the Touch Controller tracking ring. Additionally, as with any electronic device, if you hit it hard enough, you can damage it. To protect your Touch Controllers from damage, you’ll need to set strict boundaries and add a little protection.

Products used in this guide Standalone VR: Oculus Quest  [Read More…]