Can You Play Rift Games on Oculus Quest 2?

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By Eric Wilson

Are you wondering if you can play Rift games on your Oculus Quest 2? The answer is yes, you can! In this article, we will explore how to play Rift games on your Quest 2 and what the requirements are.

What are Rift Games?

Rift games were originally designed for the Oculus Rift, a virtual reality headset released by Oculus in 2016. These games are designed to be played on a high-end gaming PC with a powerful graphics card. Some of the most popular Rift games include Beat Saber, Lone Echo, and Robo Recall.

Can You Play Rift Games on Oculus Quest 2?

Yes, you can play Rift games on your Oculus Quest 2 using a feature called Oculus Link. This feature allows you to connect your Quest 2 to a gaming PC with a USB-C cable. Once connected, your Quest 2 will function as a display for your PC and allow you to play Rift games as if you were using an Oculus Rift headset.

What Are the Requirements?

To use Oculus Link and play Rift games on your Quest 2, you will need the following:

  • A compatible gaming PC with a USB-C port
  • An Oculus Link cable or third-party USB-C cable that meets the USB 3.0 standard
  • The Oculus desktop app installed on your PC
  • The latest firmware installed on your Quest 2
  • A purchased copy of the Rift game(s) that you want to play

How Do You Set Up Oculus Link?

Setting up Oculus Link is easy! Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Connect one end of the USB-C cable to your Quest 2 and the other end to your gaming PC.
  2. Put on your Quest 2 headset and enable Oculus Link in the settings menu.
  3. Open the Oculus desktop app on your PC and follow the on-screen instructions to set up Oculus Link.
  4. Once connected, launch the Rift game(s) that you want to play and enjoy!

Conclusion

Playing Rift games on your Oculus Quest 2 is a great way to experience high-quality virtual reality content without having to purchase an expensive gaming PC or an Oculus Rift headset. With the use of Oculus Link, you can easily connect your Quest 2 to a gaming PC and play all of your favorite Rift games.

So what are you waiting for? Get out there and start playing!