If you acquired a new Oculus Quest 2 with the hopes of enduring game titles from the now-discontinued Oculus Go, I have poor news: the organization has decided not to consist of support for Go titles on the Quest 2, Oculus’ consulting CTO John Carmack confirms on Twitter.
When the Oculus Quest 2 launched 3 days in the past, some people recognized there was no attribute on the UI that permitted buyers to obtain Go applications and video games, a little something the original Quest headset showcased. Carmack did not go into considerably depth on why aid was not included other than “[he] absolutely dropped the inner discussion about backwards compatibility.”
The Oculus Go was discontinued in June, but previous yr, Carmack tweeted out that Oculus planned to convey Go emulation to the Quest, enabling end users to participate in video games originally unveiled on the Go on to its then-flagship digital actuality headset. Not just about every application and game produced on the Go was backwards appropriate, but Quest proprietors experienced access to a decent library of titles unveiled on Oculus’ very first standalone headset, which was available through the Quest’ person interface. But production of the initial Quest ended next the expose of the Quest 2 in September.