While you occur to sold a brand unusual Oculus Quest 2 with the hopes of experiencing video games from the now-discontinued Oculus Stride, I even fetch negative data: the firm has determined now no longer to consist of enhance for Stride titles on the Quest 2, Oculus’ consulting CTO John Carmack confirms on Twitter.
When the Oculus Quest 2 launched three days ago, some people seen there became once no feature on the UI that allowed customers to get right of entry to Stride apps and video games, something the contemporary Quest headset featured. Carmack did now no longer run into necessary component on why enhance became once now no longer added as a substitute of “[he] entirely misplaced the inside of debate over backwards compatibility.”
The Oculus Stride became once discontinued in June, nonetheless closing year, Carmack tweeted out that Oculus planned to raise Stride emulation to the Quest, allowing customers to play video games before everything launched on the Stride onto its then-flagship digital fact headset. No longer each and each app and recreation launched on the Stride became once backwards well effective, nonetheless Quest householders had get right of entry to to a reputable library of titles launched on Oculus’ first standalone headset, which became once accessible by the Quest’ person interface. But production of the contemporary Quest ended following the demonstrate of the Quest 2 in September.