Can You Share VR Games on Oculus Quest 2?

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By Ralph Torres

Are you a VR enthusiast who just got their hands on the Oculus Quest 2? If so, you might be wondering if you can share your VR games with your friends and family. In this article, we’ll explore the answer to this question and provide you with some helpful tips to get the most out of your Oculus Quest 2.

Can You Share VR Games on Oculus Quest 2?

The short answer is yes, you can share VR games on your Oculus Quest 2. However, there are a few things to keep in mind before sharing your games with others.

Firstly, each Oculus account can only be linked to one headset at a time. This means that if you share your games with someone else, they will need to use your account to access them. If you plan on sharing your headset with multiple people, it’s best to create separate accounts for each person.

Secondly, not all VR games are shareable. Some developers may choose to restrict sharing for various reasons. You can check if a game is shareable by looking at its description on the Oculus Store.

How to Share VR Games on Oculus Quest 2

To share a game on your Oculus Quest 2, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure both the sender and receiver have an active internet connection and are signed in to their respective Oculus accounts.
  2. On the sender’s headset, go to the Library section and select the game you want to share.
  3. Select “Share.”
  4. Enter the receiver’s email address or username associated with their Oculus account.
  5. The receiver will receive an email or notification letting them know that the game has been shared with them.
  6. The receiver can then go to their Library section and select “Not Installed” from the drop-down menu.
  7. Select “Download” next to the shared game to start installing it on their headset.

Things to Keep in Mind When Sharing VR Games

When sharing VR games, keep in mind the following:

  • Some games may have a limited number of shareable copies. Once the limit is reached, you won’t be able to share the game with anyone else.
  • Sharing a game doesn’t give the receiver permanent access to it. They will only be able to play it for a limited time before needing to purchase it themselves.
  • The sender will not be able to access their copy of the game while it’s being played by the receiver.

In Conclusion

Sharing VR games on your Oculus Quest 2 is possible and easy. However, make sure to keep in mind any restrictions set by developers and follow proper steps when sharing. With these tips, you can enjoy playing your favorite VR games with friends and family.