Some good news for those looking to pick up a VR headset: two Meta headsets have received price cuts. You can pick up the 256GB Meta Quest 2 For $429, which is $80 less than last week’s cost. It even comes with two games. Or, if you want a more premium product, you can get Meta Quest Pro For $999, which is $500 less than its previous price. Not so simple.
Meta Quest 2 (256GB) and 2 games for $429
The 256GB model of the Meta Quest 2 cost $499, but is now available for $429. By comparison, the 128GB model costs $399, so it’s only an extra $30 to double the storage. Considering that there’s no way to increase the storage on these headsets, that’s a pretty big deal. For example, you can’t pop in a microSD card like you can on a Switch or Steam deck. It will always be the storage in the Meta Quest 2 you buy.
So what do you get for your money? You get a separate headset that doesn’t need to be plugged into anything to play games (take that, PSVR 2). You get two touch controllers, a charging cable, a power adapter, and a glass spacer. You also get two free games: GOLF+ and Space Pirate Trainer DX. Not a bad deal.
Meta Quest Pro for $999
For those looking for more premium hardware, you can pick up the MetaQuest Pro for $999, which is $500 less than last week’s price. That’s a huge discount. The headset is slightly slimmer and sleeker than the Meta Quest 2. It has fancy features like better controller tracking and phase tracking.
Meta Quest 2 (128GB) is still $399
The price of the base 128GB model remains unchanged. If you want to save $30 and can live with less storage, you can still pick up the base model for $399. It comes with GOLF+ and Space Pirate Trainer DX. I’d argue that the 256GB model is still the better offering in the long run because it can hold more games, but YMMV.
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