informa
1 MIN READ
News

Oculus is doubling the storage of its base Quest 2 headset

Oculus is doubling the base storage of its standalone Quest 2 headset to 128GB from 64GB.

Oculus is doubling the base storage of its standalone Quest 2 headset to 128GB from 64GB.

As the Facebook-owned VR company noted on Twitter, that means anybody who buys the $300 headset will now receive double the storage at no extra cost. 

Moving forward, shoppers will be unable to buy the 64GB model from Oculus, with the company only offering the 128GB and 256GM models on its website.

The Oculus Quest 2 launched in October 2020, meaning the 64GB model is being phased out after less than a year.  

It hasn't been entirely smooth sailing for the Quest 2 over the past 12 months, however, with Oculus choosing to halt sales of the headset back in July after "a very small percentage" of users experienced skin irritation issues.

That irritation was linked to the foam facial interface featured on the Quest 2, and Oculus will now offer a newly designed silicone cover as standard when headset sales resume on August 24.

Latest Jobs

Xbox Game Studios

Redmond, Washington
10.5.22
Technical Lighting Artist

Innogames

Hamburg, Germany
10.5.22
Game Designer - Elvenar

Six Foot

Houston, TX
10.3.22
Six Foot Director, Player Relations

Hometopia Inc.

Remote
10.7.22
Lead Engineer
More Jobs   

CONNECT WITH US

Explore the
Subscribe to
Follow us

Game Developer Job Board

Game Developer Newsletter

@gamedevdotcom

Explore the

Game Developer Job Board

Browse open positions across the game industry or recruit new talent for your studio

Browse
Subscribe to

Game Developer Newsletter

Get daily Game Developer top stories every morning straight into your inbox

Subscribe
Follow us

@gamedevdotcom

Follow us @gamedevdotcom to stay up-to-date with the latest news & insider information about events & more