The Meta Quest 2 in Australia launched on October 13 2020 originally as the Oculus Quest 2, but was later re-branded to the Meta Quest 2 in November 2021. The Meta Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset that was developed by ‘Facebook Reality Labs’. It is the second iteration of the device and is a follow-up/update to the Oculus Quest.
Meta Quest 2 In Australia
Where to buy a Meta Quest 2 in Australia?
If you are wondering where to buy Meta Quest 2 in Australia, there are a few options for this. The Meta Quest 2 is available to purchase online through Amazon Australia here. It is also available on the Meta/Facebook website and some other online retailers in the country such as eBay (for used ones). At the time of publishing, we could not find any physical stores that stock the device, it appears to be online only, but this may change as time passes.
There are 2 models of the Meta Quest 2 available to purchase in Australia. The 128GB model and also the 256GB model. You can click on the buttons below to go straight to the Amazon Australia listings to view the most up-to-date prices there for each. There are often sales for these devices so prices tend to fluctuate.
What accessories are available for the Meta Quest 2?
The below accessories are all available on the Meta official store on Amazon Australia. You can also find them on the Meta website.
Oculus Hard Head Strap with Battery
Product description according to Amazon Australia “Enjoy up to double the play time* between charges, maximise your comfort and keep your headset secure however much you move. The strap features an additional battery engineered into its rear section for a seamless profile. As well as delivering extended play time, the battery weight is used to rebalance the headset for a lighter feel and more comfortable fit. Rigid stabilising straps keep the headset in place for the clearest visuals, even when you’re in motion. A flexible comfort brace cradles the back of the wearer’s head and a turn of the adjustable fit wheel lets you quickly find the right sizing. Colours, materials and finish are matched to your Quest 2 headset and other official accessories. *As measured by media and gaming use cases on Meta Quest 2 versus Meta Quest 2 with Elite Strap with Battery (August 2020). Battery life may vary based on headset usage, configurations and settings. See metaquest.com for more details.”
Meta Quest 2 Elite Strap
Product description according to Amazon Australia “Upgrade your comfort and secure your headset in the perfect position. Custom-designed for the Quest 2, the Elite Strap’s rigid support straps keep your headset firmly in the sweet spot for the clearest visuals, however much you move. A flexible comfort brace cradles the back of the wearer’s head and works with the straps to create a coordinated support system for a lighter headset feel and reduced wearer fatigue. With an easy snap-in connection and simple adjustable fit wheel to find the perfect size, the Elite Strap integrates seamlessly with your Quest 2 headset.”
Oculus Link Virtual Reality Headset Cable for Quest 2
Product description according to Amazon Australia “Explore PC-based VR titles* without losing the freedom to move. Connect your Quest 2 headset to your gaming PC to access over 1,000 titles in the Meta Quest Rift library. Designed for VR, this ultra-fast, actively powered 16ft (5m) USB Type-C cable lets you enjoy the movement you love, even when you’re connected. A fibre-optic core keeps the extra-long cable light and flexible, while a 90-degree headset connector arm and velcro strap ensure it stays out of your way as you explore. *Content and PC not included.”
What games are available on the Meta Quest 2?
Games are purchased digitally for the Meta Quest 2, it doesn’t have discs like a video game console. Once you purchase a game, it is downloaded and installed on your device as long as there is space available for it. All games can be found on the Meta Quest website here. But we’ve also got a couple trailers below for a variety of games on the Meta Quest 2 that are both a lot of fund and are definitely worth taking a look at once you have the system.
Game description*: “Beat Saber is a unique VR rhythm game where your goal is to slash the beats (represented by small cubes) as they are coming at you. Every beat indicates which saber you need to use and also the direction you need to match. All the music is composed to perfectly fit the handmade levels. Our goal is to make players almost dance while cutting the cubes and avoiding obstacles. Each cut is strongly supported by great sound and visual effects to emphasize the rhythm.”
Resident Evil 4
Game description*: “Explore the world of Resident Evil 4, entirely remastered for VR. Step into the shoes of special agent Leon S. Kennedy on his mission to rescue the U.S. President’s daughter who was kidnapped by a mysterious cult. Come face to face with enemies, and uncover secrets with gameplay that revolutionized the survival horror genre. Battle horrific creatures and face-off against mind-controlled villagers while discovering their connection to the cult behind the abduction.”
Game description*: “Puzzling Places brings relaxing and wholesome 3D jigsaw puzzling to VR. Put together hyper-realistic miniatures of beautiful places from around the globe. Enter the meditative flow of puzzling and enjoy each place coming alive with their unique & immersive soundscapes as you complete them. Puzzling Places is a modern take on an age-old pastime that’s fun for the whole family thanks to its simple gameplay and easy controls. Play seated, standing, or at full roomscale!”
Game description*: “Step inside a galaxy far, far away with Vader Immortal: Episode I. You are a smuggler operating near Mustafar, the fiery world Darth Vader calls home. When you are unexpectedly pulled out of hyperspace, you find yourself uncovering an ancient mystery at the behest of the Sith Lord himself. With the help of your droid companion, ZO-E3, you’ll navigate the dangers of the fortress, hone your lightsaber skills, and meet new characters along the way as you discover what Vader is up to. Also included with your purchase is Lightsaber Dojo, an open-ended training experience where you can hone your skills with the weapon of a Jedi Knight. Starring Maya Rudolph, Vader Immortal is a canonical Star Wars adventure created by ILMxLAB and Lucasfilm in collaboration with Oculus Studios.”
Source: Game descriptions were sourced from the Meta website.
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