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4 frequently asked questions about the Oculus Quest 2 for Enterprise Usage

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This article answers four frequently asked questions about the Oculus Quest 2. This headset was announced in September of 2020 and is the successor to the Oculus Quest 1.

The new version of this stand alone VR headset has a number of significant improvements over its predecessor. Especially the higher screen resolution and the improved chipset catch the eye. The The new version is also cheaper than its predecessor: the Quest 2  costs EUR 288 excluding VAT in the Netherlands, while the Oculus Quest 1 cost no less than EUR 380 excluding VAT. 

Is the Oculus Quest 2 suitable for business use?

This VR headset is primarily for consumers, just like its predecessor. However, the Oculus Quest 1 was frequently used for business use. With the launch of the Oculus Quest 2, this will become exceedingly more difficult. It is now mandatory to link your device to a Facebook account. Without linking it is not possible to configure the Quest 2. 

If you still want to purchase the headset for business use, an Oculus For Business Unit will have to be purchased. Then it is not necessary to log in with a Facebook account. The purchase price is then 682 euros per headset. In addition, you pay an annual subscription of 155 euros per headset. You will then have access to the Oculus for business platform.

Can the Oculus Quest 2 be used without a Facebook account?

No, this is not possible. Facebook has announced with the launch of the that every Oculus Quest 2 must be linked to a Facebook account. The original Oculus account system is being discontinued. Users with an existing Oculus account can continue to use it until the end of 2023. 

Can’t I create a fake Facebook account to use in the Oculus products?

This is not advisable. If a person is caught by Facebook using a fake account, that person’s Facebook account will be deleted as well as all applications (possibly for a fee) purchased. Facebook is actively looking for these types of users. 

Which VR headsets are good alternatives? 

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The best alternative VR headsets are the Pico Neo 3 and the HP Reverb G2. The Pico Neo 3 has similar capabilities to the and focuses specifically on business applications. The HP Reverb G2 has an even sharper screen than the Oculus Quest, but only works with a VR capable computer.

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