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The Meta Quest 2 is about to undergo a major price increase

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Currently, it costs $400 to get your hands on a Meta Quest 2 with a storage capacity of 128 gigabytes (GB), and $550 for the 256 GB version. It will cost $470 for the first model, and 630 $ for the second starting August 1st.

Mark Zuckerberg’s company intends to make the pill better by offering the popular music game for a limited time with the purchase of headphones Beat Sabera value of $35.

Meta justifies this increase by the increased cost of manufacturing and shipping its products. It also does not hide its ambitions with, among other things, its high-end Project Cambria virtual reality headset, which is scheduled to launch later in 2022.

By adjusting the price of Quest 2, we can continue to increase our investment in groundbreaking research and the development of new products that push the VR industry to new heights.wrote Meta in a blog post.

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An affordable helmet

The helmet, called at its launch two years ago the Oculus Quest 2, represents a small revolution in the field of virtual reality, in particular because of its affordable price, its autonomous operation (without a computer) as well as its offers wireless, which adds to the immersion.

The Meta Quest 2 isn’t the only device that will see a price hike. The company said in its blog post that it also intends to boost the prices of accessories for the virtual reality headset, as well as that of refurbished units.

According to the giant, the Meta Quest 2 continues to be the most affordable VR headset on the market with a comparable feature set. It also specifies that it intends to continue publishing software updates on a regular basis.

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