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Oculus increases Quest 2 refresh rate to 90Hz

The refresh rate for Oculus Quest 2 was boosted in the first major update. From now on, VR headsets will be able to run natively at 90Hz in all apps and games. To date, devices can be boosted above 72Hz only through experimental updates, and nevertheless only in certain apps. The new update covers everything. In other words, it is now possible to pierce the face with a 90Hz Superhot.

The same is true for anyone who links a device to a PC via Oculus Link. OculusLink is finally out of beta with the exact same update. The Oculus app on your PC now allows Quest 2 owners to choose between 72Hz, 80Hz and 90Hz refresh rates, for example if you want to play Half-Life: Alyx on Oculus Quest 2 with a variety of options. Will be done. A fairly expensive Valve Index headset.

These leap may not seem like much, but the increase in refresh rates in VR is better. To that end, the new update provides a new interface for managing graphic settings, a preset that compresses all the last frames that can get out of the game, and a slider that allows the player to set the rendering directly.

Oculus has also announced a new fitness app called Quest Move. Track activity in the Oculus app rather than the specific app that facilitates your workout. It tracks your movements and the time spent in every game and provides a calorie breakdown. I’m not going to resent anyone who doesn’t want Facebook to have access to that kind of information, but I think it’s a pretty wise move from a fitness standpoint. It’s a shame that such cracking headsets carry such warnings.

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Oculus updates the Quest 2’s refresh rate to 90Hz

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