Facebook’s $ 299 Oculus Quest 2 VR headset gets even more powerful thanks to a new software update that unlocks the ability to stream PC VR games to it over Wi-Fi. After the update to v28, Air Link will give wearers full freedom of movement without being tied down by a USB-C cable and will initially only be available as an experimental feature.
According to Oculus, your play area is “ideally” within 20 feet of your router, so plan accordingly, then go to the beta settings in the PC app and enable Air Link.
Other tweaks are related to the refresh rate running at 90 Hz by default and for select games, but after the update, refresh rates of up to 120 Hz are possible for native apps. There aren’t any apps that actually use the new setting yet, and so far it doesn’t work for Oculus Link titles, although that will come later.
Finally, the Infinite Office feature improves, with the ability to map and save a virtual desk over your real furniture, and link a Logitech K830 keyboard to make it appear 3D rendered in VR (along with your hands) as you type on it in real life.
The v28 update coming to the Quest platform soon is a major update that unlocks more capabilities on Quest 2: 120Hz, Air Link and Infinite Office updates – physical surface integration and the ability to use your physical keyboard in VR to follow. pic.twitter.com/lorsVLV9I
– Boz (@boztank) April 13, 2021