Following recent rumors that the Oculus Quest 2 would receive a new storage setup, Facebook has now announced that the base model of its flagship VR headset will actually receive a space boost.
Starting August 24, all Quest 2 VR headsets will have a minimum storage configuration of 128GB and replace the previous model, which included 64GB of storage.
Facebook has also confirmed that the Quest 2 base model will remain available for $ 299, while the 256GB model will continue to retail for $ 399.
Facebook has also confirmed that starting August 24; all Quest 2 headsets will also include a new silicone faceplate. The company decided to replace the masks after some Quest 2 owners reported skin irritation.
” As more and more people become interested in VR with Quest 2, we have begun to receive reports that a very small percentage of Quest 2 customers have experienced skin irritation after using the current detachable cover that comes with Quest 2, ” he said. Facebook Reality Labs head Andrew Bosworth said. ” While the reporting rate is low, we are committed to ensuring that our products are safe and comfortable for all who use them .”
As part of the announcement, Facebook has confirmed that current Quest 2 and Fit Pack owners can receive a free silicone cover that will adapt to the Quest 2’s face interface after removing the current cover. You can request a new silicone cover by going to the official website.