Every thing you do in your Oculus Quest begins within the house surroundings – you may change your settings, buy apps and launch your self into digital worlds. Customers now have a method to create customized house environments, together with places from The Simpsons and different well-liked films and TV reveals.
From late final 12 months, Fb began to steadily roll out new environments to Oculus Quest customers. Whereas not everybody obtained the brand new environments instantly (and a few nonetheless could not have obtained them), the characteristic permits Quest customers to decide on between the default Oculus House surroundings and two new official Oculus environments, together with a traditional house location from the unique Rift and a winter lodge.
Nonetheless, customers additionally discovered a method to make use of customized 3D environments instead of the brand new Oculus environments. Whereas this methodology will not be formally sanctioned by Oculus and is facilitated by third-party instruments similar to SideQuest, customers created some superb new environments primarily based on well-known settings from popular culture films and TV reveals.
As you may see, we tried out a bunch of customized environments similar to the home from the Simpsons, the throne room from Recreation of Thrones, the storage from Rick and Morty and a model of Oculus’ winter lodge surroundings that replaces the usual skyline with a skyline of Gotham Metropolis.
The environments are spectacular and surprisingly detailed. The video doesn’t do the environments justice both – whereas the default Quest houses are fairly small, I maxed out the allowed guardian boundaries for the throne room and nonetheless didn’t have sufficient room to stroll across the total surroundings. Likewise, there’s something very surreal about standing within the iconic Simpsons lounge that you just don’t fairly get from the video.
We advocate making an attempt the environments out for your self. We’ll be writing up a correct how-to article on the method of putting in customized environments, however till then, you may be part of the Quest Customized House’s Discord server, the place you could find some fundamental directions and hyperlinks to the customized environments.
Have you ever tried out some customized environments in your Quest already? Tell us your favorites within the feedback beneath and preserve a watch out for our how-to information within the coming days.