1. SuperDan

    SuperDan Im Aware ... Im Unaware
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    Oh that's great news I never really got Virtual Desktop to work wirelessly.. & I had a few nightmare time with the wired way the only thing that made it stable for long plays was the " oculus tray tool" which after struggling to make the wired way work perfectly.. This tool made it stable... Anyways I'm looking forward to this update & the 120hz... & I haven't played with my VR in a while.... I think it's time for a session this weekend Pavlov & Population One.. See you then!

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    Yes for Facebook ( make a dummy account) & the games just install like pc ones it's very easy to make a VR collection I have just over 1TB of games some I still haven't played...
     
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  2. wiiando

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    But this will be free and built in won't it?

    Guessing this won't be able to play non oculus games though
     
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    I just created a developper account on oculus, I don't know if you can use a oculus quest with that kind of account, but theses, you can still make them, only a phone number is asked (the number come from facebook when you get the SMS lol), to verify the account.

    Anyone tried that ?

    EDIT: LINK https://developer.oculus.com/
     
  4. Zonark

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    Yes as far as I know I think they implemented a check for log in under the disguise of checking for multiple devices having the same game with one user. It basically broke the jailbreak for it
     
  5. xs4all

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    If you haven't been paying attention, and been reading on reddit or discord. The amount of people having issues getting VD working is a real issue, you have to do a lot of troubleshooting, trial and error to get it to work. Something an average person cannot do or have time for, for Oculus to come up with something that is hopefully easy to setup, then VD will become obsolete.
     
  6. jeffyTheHomebrewer

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    That's likely the Chromecast Ultra + Stadia controller, which unfortunately isn't compatible with Steam In-home streaming I don't think.

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    1. I'm pretty sure the force you to use your IRL full name for your FB account to properly link to ity, and
    2., I hate facebook with a passion
     
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  7. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    I'm more stoked for the 120hz support. That's an exciting upgrade. Wireless streaming is great, but Virtual Desktop does the job just fine. Guess we'll see how the official Oculus app works.
     
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    ~Snip

    Edit- I realize that Im just dumb and figured this was some sort of product that you'd have to pay for. Interesting if it is free.
     
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  9. fadx

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    Virtual Desktop already does this and it's extremely impressive, no noticeable input delay on 5GHz. I actually regret buying Quest versions of certain games because they look better on Steam and I didn't realize Virtual Desktop was so good. If Air Link can do the same for free then that's great but if it can perform better then that's even better.
     
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    I hope I can get refunded for Virtual Desktop. I doubt it. Or is this one going to be better than that? :unsure:
     
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    I kinda wanted a Quest 2 when I saw it was a fusion of Oculus Pro and the first Quest, but them being linked to Facebook is a huge turn off for me. Maybe I'll look into this Virtual Desktop thing.
     
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    Still waiting, have the Vive for the family's living room, but I'd honestly like the Quest 2 just for playing stuff in my room, and I don't even remember if it can be used for SteamVR using the Link.
     
  13. ZeroFX

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    whoa so now you and mark can enjoy games wirelessly, cool!
     
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    I'm curious to see how it performs vs Virtual Desktop's solution. VD still has slight hiccups even with the "ideal" network setup, so if Oculus's solution can manage to eliminate those hiccups altogether that would be nice. Otherwise, meh.

    120hz though is nice though.
     
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    Still owned by Facebook, still a surveillance device.
     
  16. Tweaker_Modding

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    i'm interested in this but considering virtual desktop runs like crap for me i doubt this will run any better
     
  17. Mama Looigi

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    It’s paid


    Also lil tip-
    Use Ethernet on your PC to severely reduce latency

    Not viable. They’re extremely strict about it, and will 99% of the time find out you’re using a fake account. Which they then ban- and you lose the games and money you put into it
     
  18. Tweaker_Modding

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    yeah with oculus now its either facebook or nothing
    i don't have to use my facebook (yet) as my account is the old oculus account from before the quest 2
     
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    isnt everything though?
     
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    Facebook thanks you for your money, and is wondering why you haven't bought this one yet.
     
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