Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg officially debuted the wireless headset he calls the conclusion of the first generation of Oculus VR, a generation that includes the company's standalone Oculus Go and PC-powered Oculus Rift headsets.
The Quest's visuals will be on par with the Rift headset, but will not require tracking sensors that people must set up in their homes to capture their movements. As part of those efforts, there will be over 50 titles available for the Quest at launch, including The Climb and Moss. The supplied controllers look a lot like the Rift's controllers and have the same button layout - but with the loop positions above, rather than below your hands.
The headset will be priced at $399 for a 64GB model, which seems to be a great price for what the headset is offering. The fine print at the bottom of the press release states that "Oculus Quest has not been authorized as required by the rules of the Federal Communications Commission".
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The Quest is Oculus' play at taking VR mainstream.
The Oculus Quest release date is now slated for spring 2019.
"This is the all-in-one VR experience we've been waiting for", said Zuckerberg, claiming the Quest will bring "Rift-quality experiences" to a standalone unit. Using wide-angle sensors and computer vision algorithms, Oculus Quest is able to root you within 3D space in any room with minimal setup. While these Touch devices are slightly different from that of Oculus Rift, they are essentially the same devices and they come included with every Oculus Quest.
In terms of specs, Facebook didn't reveal the full details but has stated that the Quest has the same display resolution as per Go at 1600 x 1440 per eye.
Oculus isn't taking its foot off the gas when it comes to virtual reality (VR) innovations.