September 30, 2023

Meta is launching right this moment Meta Quest+, a brand new VR subscription service that offers subscribers who personal a Quest 2 and Quest Professional VR headset two free VR titles each month. The service can even be suitable with the upcoming Quest 3 headset that’s coming later this fall.

Meta Quest+ will probably be priced at $7.99 or $59.99 within the US, however early lovers signing up right this moment by means of July 31 can get their first month for simply $1. The primary two free video games to be supplied in July embody Pistol Whip and Pixel Ripped 1995, and Walkabout Mini Golf and MOTHERGUNSHIP: FORGE will observe in August.

“Subscription companies have been a good way to get extra bang on your buck way back to the Blockbuster days. And at a month-to-month worth of as much as $60 USD, Meta Quest+ combines affordability with the comfort of a curated expertise,” the corporate mentioned within the announcement.

General, there are plenty of similarities between Meta Quest+ and Microsoft’s Video games with Gold program: Subscribers can redeem two video games totally free each month, however an energetic subscription is required to play these video games. And if you happen to selected to cancel your subscription in some unspecified time in the future, you’ll have the ability to regain entry to all video games you beforehand claimed if you happen to selected to re-subscribe later.

If the standard of Microsoft’s Video games with Gold leaves loads to be desired as of late, Meta guarantees “a mixture of VR’s greatest hits, hidden gems, and back-catalog classics” to Meta Quest+ subscribers. If you happen to personal one in all Meta’s VR headsets, then the $1/month restricted supply that’s obtainable beginning right this moment ought to be value it. And if you happen to’ve been desirous about one of many firm’s Quest headsets, the Meta Quest 2 now begins at $299.99 for the 128GB mannequin.