The Oculus Quest 2 has turned out to be one of our favorite pieces of tech released in 2020. Not only is it a great VR headset, but it’s also one of the most affordable headsets on the market. It truly delivers quite a big bang for your buck. But the Oculus Quest 2 isn’t just a VR gaming machine. Surprisingly, it’s also useful outside of the gaming space. Here are some of the best apps for Oculus Quest 2.
Virtual Desktop has to be my favorite apps for the Oculus lineup. It allows you to access your PC/Mac (Beta) and use it in a giant virtual setting. You can browse the web, watch movies (including 3D), or do your work in a VR space. Virtual Desktop also supports Bluetooth keyboards, mice, and gamepads. Through Virtual Desktop, you can even stream and play your PC-Ready VR games. Be sure to check out our latest article, where we go more in-depth on how to play your PC VR games on your Oculus Quest 2.
Bigscreen is perfect for a theater-like VR experience. You can watch 3D movies with friends, play video games on a giant screen or hang out with friends in public or private social VR environments with up to 12 people. Attend a Bigscreen hosted movie event, or watch local video files uploaded to your headset. You can also stream movies or videos from your PC to your Oculus Quest 2 wirelessly. The built-in video player supports side-by-side or over-under 3D files.
Venues give Oculus users the chance to experience live events in a giant social space. From concerts and sports to comedy shows and more. The Venues app provides a safe and monitored environment for you to enjoy some excellent events otherwise unavailable during the pandemic. View and add events you’d like to attend to your calendar, and get ready to party it up with others.
Time Magazine calls Supernatural the Best Fitness Invention of 2020. Winner of numerous awards in Fitness, Supernatural promises to give you a full-body cardio workout to the beat of your favorite music. With breathtaking locales to experience and coaches to accompany you on your journey, Supernatural is the premiere fitness app for Oculus. Get fit, track your progress, and even set up 3 additional profiles for your home.
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Enjoy a pleasant cabin setting and catch up on the latest season of Cobra Kai from the best streaming app available. Unfortunately, the Netflix app is a single-user experience, but it’s the perfect way to get away and enjoy Netflix’s exclusive content from the comfort of your Oculus headset.
The Oculus Quest 2 is more than just a gaming VR machine. There are many types of Oculus Quest 2 app, many of which can boost your work productivity or enhance your entertainment experience.
The Oculus Quest 2 is priced at $299 for the 64GB version and $399 for the 256GB version.