Assist for an even bigger refresh fee is on the way in which for Quest 2.
Oculus Quest 2 will virtually definitely obtain help for 120Hz refresh fee in a future replace, it is solely a matter of when (by way of TechRadar). Vice President of Fb Actuality Labs, Andrew Bosworth, confirmed by giving a thumbs up response throughout an Instagram Q&A to a question about whether or not or not Quest 2 will get the 120Hz improve.
UploadVR then noticed a 120Hz Refresh Assist part within the Quest platform roadmap, a information accessible to Quest developer accounts. It is labeled as experimental and whereas the characteristic’s goal launch date is listed as March 2021, Oculus hooked up a medium confidence tag to the part. Which means a delay might occur, and it is unsure when precisely Quest 2 customers will get to check out 120Hz on the headset.
@ID_AA_Carmack In mild of the brand new 120hz replace, how assured are you that Quest video games will be capable of run at 120fps?
— Isaiah (@isaiahheitzman) March 1, 2021
Only some current video games can be tweaked for 120, however some new titles will think about it an choice of their design part.
— John Carmack (@ID_AA_Carmack) March 1, 2021
John Carmack, Oculus VR’s consulting CTO, confirmed on Twitter that solely a few current video games could be modified for 120Hz and new titles might “think about it an choice of their design part.”
From Quest 2’s launch refresh fee of 72Hz, 120Hz marks a not-so-insignificant uptick within the headset’s refresh fee. Within the interim, Quest 2 additionally obtained help for 90Hz in November 2020. The next refresh fee permits for smoother and extra fluid graphics, leading to a extra immersive digital atmosphere.
Mark Zuckerberg known as Quest 2 “on observe to be the primary mainstream digital actuality headset” throughout Facebook’s Q4 2020 earnings call, citing robust Quest 2 vacation gross sales.
In GameSpot’s Quest 2 review, Mat Paget praised the brand new gadget for being an amazing enchancment from Quest 1. He commented, “Whereas it would not match up with the beefiest of VR-ready PCs, it is nonetheless capable of compete with them within the expertise it supplies, thanks primarily to the wi-fi freedom it grants its person.”