Oculus Quest 2 quietly drops support for Oculus Go games

Fb quietly dropped beef up for Oculus Pass video games and apps from the Oculus Quest 2’s function set, necessarily chopping a complete library of video games made for the mid-tier Pass headset off from any new VR adopters shifting ahead.

There wasn’t a lot of an reliable announcement. As an alternative, Oculus consulting CTO John Carmack famous the tip of beef up in tweet noticed through the Highway to VR staff as of late. In that tweet, Carmack mentioned that he “utterly misplaced the interior debate over backwards compatibility” and that the Quest 2 doesn’t be offering Pass emulation as a result of it.

Oculus-parent Fb introduced plans to convey Oculus Pass emulation to the unique Quest headset closing yr, and began to wind down beef up for the standalone Oculus Pass headset only a few months again. With all that during tandem, Pass recreation builders would possibly have had some peace of thoughts that their apps may live to tell the tale thru emulation on still-supported headsets, however it seems like that gained’t be the case.

For the reason that the Quest 2 is Oculus’ reliable, and in reality handiest, access level for brand spanking new VR customers, which means that any new adopters gained’t be capable of acquire or obtain apps for a gadget that Oculus simply closing yr known as “a game-changer” that “spread out VR to many extra other people” and “helped redefine immersive leisure.”

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