Meta has unveiled the highly anticipated Meta Quest 3, heralding a new era in the realm of virtual and mixed-reality headsets. This cutting-edge device promises to revolutionize the immersive experience like never before.
Meta Quest 3 is poised to take virtual escapades to soaring heights. Starting at a price point of $499.99us ($829.99au) for the 128 GB model, this next generation VR headset boasts a host of features..
Watch For Your First Look at the Meta Quest 3
One of the most striking advancements in the Meta Quest 3 is its heightened resolution, delivering stunning visuals that transport you to lifelike realms. Powering this visual extravaganza is an all new Snapdragon chip, wielding double the GPU potency compared to its predecessors.
Meta Quest 3 has undergone a remarkable transformation in terms of comfort and design. A testament to ergonomic excellence, the headset has shed 40% of its bulk, making it sleeker and lighter than ever before.
The New Design of the Meta Quest 3 is the Future
The newly redesigned Touch Plus controllers do away with the tracking rings and boast an ergonomic form factor that fits snugly in your hands. Experience the future of haptic feedback, as these innovative controllers respond to your every move with astonishing precision. And for those who dare to venture beyond the confines of traditional controllers, rejoice! Hand tracking is now supported right out of the box, empowering you to explore virtual realms with the power of your own hands.
Embracing the wonders of augmented reality and mixed reality, the Meta Quest 3 comes equipped with full-color pass-through cameras. These ingenious cameras enable you to glimpse the world outside, seamlessly merging it with an array of mind-bending apps tailored for the Meta Quest 3’s awe-inspiring capabilities.
A Full Showcase of Games for the Meta Quest 3
You need to watch this insane 75-minute showcase full of captivating games, and providing a tantalizing glimpse into the future of virtual reality.
Prepare to be enchanted by the likes of “Asgard’s Wrath 2,” the flagship launch title that promises to redefine gaming boundaries. And that’s not all – catch a glimpse of other thrilling trailers, such as “Stranger Things VR,” “Attack on Titan VR: Unbreakable,” “Vampire the Masquerade: Justice,” “Underdogs,” “Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord,” “Silent Slayer: Vault of the Vampire,” “AEW: Fight Forever,” “Bulletstorm VR,” “Demeo Battles,” “Arizona Sunshine 2 VR,” and a mesmerizing VR reimagining of the iconic 1990s video game, “The 7th Guest.”
Good news is that Meta Quest 3 remains compatible with the extensive library of over 500 VR games and apps from its predecessor, the Quest 2.
This will certainly be all the buzz at Meta’s annual Meta Connect conference on September 27th, where further details about the Meta Quest 3 will undoubtedly unfold. Brace yourselves for an avalanche of mind-bending information that will leave you yearning for more.
The Price of the Meta Quest 2 is Being Slashed
Here is the big one though, Meta has slashed the prices of the Quest 2, so if you’ve been late to the VR party because of cost, you can get in with a really solid standalone system at a fraction of the price. The 128GB version will now be available at a jaw-dropping price of $299.99us ($509.99au), while the 256GB version can be yours for a mere $349.99 ($589.99). The world of wireless standalone quality virtual reality has never been more accessible.
Of course the Meta Quest Pro is also available, but now that the 3 is announced that has alot of features of the pro, expect it to disapear into the background.
Meta Quest 3 is set for a “Fall” launch and with the recently released PlayStation VR2 and an Apple headset on the horizon, the competitive future of VR looks like a plus for the consumers.