A number of unofficial Quest 2 ports from prolific neighborhood modder Simon Brown, aka DrBeef, have been up to date to assist the elevated 90Hz refresh price now accessible on the headset.
The Quest 2 launched with a 72Hz refresh price that matched the unique Quest, with the choice to show that as much as 90Hz as an experimental setting for sure apps just like the Quest Residence or Oculus Browser. Nonetheless, 90Hz has since grow to be the usual setting on the headset and Fb is encouraging builders to replace their apps with assist.
We’ve seen many official Oculus Retailer apps replace with 90Hz functionality, however now among the hottest apps accessible to sideload are being up to date too.
On Twitter, DrBeef introduced that his Quest 2 ports of basic 90s video games can be up to date to incorporate 90Hz assist.
Simply up to date the next ports to run at 90hz on the #Oculus Quest 2:
* RTCWQuest (Return to Citadel Wolfenstein)
* Lambda1VR (Half-Life 1)
Replace now on @SideQuestVR
(Additionally dropped an replace for QuestZDoom)
— Simon Brown (@DrBeef) December 14, 2020
The video games that now assist 90Hz, as listed above, are QuakeQuest, Quake2Quest, Return To Citadel Wolfenstein Quest and Lambda1VR (a port of the unique Half-Life). There’s additionally an replace for QuestZDoom, although DrBeef clarified to us that this was extra of a basic replace wanting into some crashes and updating the core engine.
Usually, these ‘ports’ are literally simply ports of the sport’s engines – this avoids authorized points, because it’s not the precise recreation you’re downloading however simply an engine to run it on Quest 2. Typically these ports embody open supply variations of the sport’s belongings and different occasions you’ll want to supply the sport knowledge recordsdata your self, from a duplicate you personal or purchase.
The entire engines’ updates can be found to put in as apps by way of SideQuest – for those who don’t know the way, you may learn our information on tips on how to sideload right here. We even have a information particularly for the unique Half-Life port, Lambda1VR on Quest.
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