New Quest 3 Update Improves Passthrough, Brings ‘Lying Down Mode’ & External Mic Support

Meta announced it’s now rolling out its v64 software update for Quest, which the company says features key improvements to passthrough quality on Quest 3, support for external mics, and…

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Vision Pro and Quest 3 Hand-tracking Latency Compared

Vision Pro is built entirely around hand-tracking while Quest 3 uses controllers first and foremost, but also supports hand-tracking as an alternate option for some content. But which has better…

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Meta Issues Voluntary Recall of Early Quest 3 Elite Battery Straps Due to Charging Fault

A widespread charging fault with Meta’s $130 Elite Battery Strap for Quest 3 forced the company to pause shipments back in December and start replacing units on a case-by-case basis. Now,…

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Zuckerberg: Quest 3 Beats Vision Pro in ‘vast majority’ of Cases in Mixed Reality

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg got a chance to try out Apple Vision Pro, which although seven times more expensive than the company’s Quest 3 mixed reality headset, is arguably its…

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Meta Finally Lets Users Appeal Bans in Social VR App ‘Horizon Worlds’

Meta announced it’s finally giving Horizon Worlds users the ability to file an appeal when suspected of breaking the social VR app’s Code of Conduct. It’s been nearly three years since…

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Meta is Working on an Airplane Travel Mode for Quest

Airplanes seem like an ideal place to dive into VR, as you can switch out the cramped environment of the cabin for a giant movie theater, or whittle away the…

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Meta Pauses Quest 3 Elite Battery Strap Sales Amid Widespread Charging Fault

Meta paused shipments of its Elite Strap with Battery for Quest 3 amid widespread user reports of a charging fault that renders the battery useless. Meta says it’s now manufacturing…

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Co-op Dungeon Crawler ‘Dungeons of Eternity’ Has Big Plans for Post-launch Content

Dungeons of Eternity (2023), the VR hack-n-slash adventure, has big plans for post-launch content, as developers Othergate announced its roadmap for the next year. Released on Quest in October, Dungeons…

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Meta’s $130 Elite Battery Strap for Quest 3 is Facing Major Reliability Issues

From flagship smartphones to VR headsets, first-party accessories tend to be pretty expensive. Along with the higher price tag though, consumers typically expect exceptional quality. After all, the product’s designers…

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Meta’s Best-selling VR Headset Drops to $250 in Early Holiday Deal

It’s pretty unlikely we’ll see any deals this year on Meta’s latest and greatest VR standalone, Quest 3. Before the holiday season kicks into gear though, the company is dropping…

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