Quest 2 Virtual Reality Headsets Will Now Cost an Additional $100 Thanks to Meta.

Meta Quest 2 Raising Prices

Due to rising manufacturing costs, Meta stated today that it will be boosting the price of its Quest 2 virtual reality headsets. The price of the 128GB edition of the Meta Quest 2 will increase by $100 to $399.99 USD on August 1st from the existing $299.99 pricing. The price of the 256GB version will rise from the current $399.99 price to $499.99. The business has also issued a warning that the cost of Meta Quest 2 accessories and reconditioned machines would be rising as well.

Is This Good News for Early Adopters? Or Bad News for Meta? We’ll Have to Wait and See!

If you are still on the fence about if the Quest 2 is right for you, regardless if you pull the trigger on purchasing a Quest 2 prior to the price increase or afterward, check out this article we wrote on What Makes The Quest 2 Worth It

“People have spent over $1 billion on Meta Quest apps, helping to fuel developers’ businesses as they deliver the games and experiences that make VR great,” the company said in a blog post. “At the same time, the costs to make and ship our products have been on the rise. By adjusting the price of Quest 2, we can continue to grow our investment in groundbreaking research and new product development that pushes the VR industry to new heights.”

Joel Forest
Joel Forest
VR Enthusiast, Computer Programmer, Reformed Game Developer. When I'm not yelling at computers, I'm yelling at disobedient horses.

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