Home Virtual Reality Gaming Playing With Friends On Oculus Quest Just Became A Whole Lot Easier

Playing With Friends On Oculus Quest Just Became A Whole Lot Easier

-

Link up with seven friends and jump into select games together.

The Oculus Quest is a fantastic VR headset, but for a piece of hardware built by the most dominant social media company in the world, it’s social capabilities have been surprisingly lacking.

This weeks update looks to solve that issue, introducing a handful of new features designed specifically to enhance your social experience. Using the new Public Parties feature, you can now host group voice calls with up to seven other friends, letting you to shoot the breeze while slinging disks in Echo Arena or comfort a friend as they scream their way through Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted.

Looking to add some fresh faces to the crew? Keep your party public and let strangers role right on into your party.

For those looking to jump into their favorite games together, Oculus’ new Travel Together feature allows players in the same party to launch into select game directly as a group, removing the need for any game invites or code-sharing.

Oculus has already partnered with a number of major developers responsible for several fan favorites, including Arizona Sunshine, Cloudlands 2, Elven Assassin, Eleven Table Tennis, Epic Roller Coasters, Echo VR, Ironlights, Multiverse, Pro Putt by Topgolf, Racket: Nx, Synth Riders, and Spaceteam VR.

Oculus is also simplifying its friend finding process, making it easier to locate friends on Facebook with an Oculus Quest headset.

For more information check out the official blog post.

Image Credit: Facebook, Oculus

This post appeared first on this site

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Follow Us For The Latest VR News

5,183FansLike
5,937FollowersFollow
1,781FollowersFollow
3,117FollowersFollow

Latest Reviews

Oculus Quest Can Soon Cast To PC, App Getting ‘Spectator Mode’

Oculus Quests will soon be able to cast to your PC via Chrome or Microsoft Edge. You can already cast Quest’s view to your phone...

Get Front-Row Access to TIDAL Concerts in Oculus Venues in 2020

With Facebook Connect this week viewable on Oculus Venues the company is continuing to push the app as the go to source for live...

Facebook Lowers Price of Enterprise-focused Quest to $800

With the revelation of Quest 2, Facebook has quietly knocked down the entry price for its business-focused version of the headset. Facebook only just made...

This post appeared first on this site

Subscribe to TheFutureofVR's NewsletterAnd get exclusive, pre-release augmented reality news and early-bird special offers to save YOU money on VR tech, games and other exciting VR products! We won't deluge you with spam, or sell your details. Ever.