A new thinner and more comfortable VR headset “Meta Quest 3” will be released this fall. The basic 128GB model starts at 74,800 yen, and a series of new games will be announced from 2:00 am on June 2nd.

Before the “Meta Quest Gaming Expo”, which will be held from 2:00 am on Friday, June 2, Meta,He officially announced that the next generation VR / MR headset “Meta Quest 3” will be released in the fall of 2023bottom. It is intended for use in areas where Meta Quest is provided, including Japan, and for reference, the price is 74,800 yen including tax for the 128GB model. More details, including a larger storage model, will be announced at the Meta Connect event on September 27th.

Meta Quest 3 is Meta’s next-generation VR/MR headset with a display and pancake lens that surpasses the current “Meta Quest 2” and achieves a higher resolution. According to the publication, the main body, excluding the surface-contact parts, has an optical design that is 40% thinner than the Meta Quest 2, and the next-generation Snapdragon chipset developed in collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies placed inside. Included in Meta Quest 2More than double the graphics performance compared to the previous generation Snapdragon GPUIt is said that

Also, one of the main features of the appearance of Meta Quest 3 are the two cameras placed on the front. The current Meta Quest 2 has a black and white camera for the purpose of checking the surroundings, but Meta Quest 34 megapixel RGB color cameraHe has come. In addition, one of the features is a depth sensor that accurately represents the playing area and a pass-through path with more than 10 times the number of pixels compared to Meta Quest 2, which allows you to experience virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality (MR) on one device. The point that can be made is the great charm of this product.

A new VR headset will be thinner and more comfortable

In accordance with this announcement,Policy to reduce the price of Meta Quest 2 from June 4th (Sun) Japan timeIt was also reported that the price of the 128GB model has been reduced from 59,400 yen to 47,300 yen. The 256GB model will also be revised from 64,405 yen to 53,900 yen.

In addition, Meta has indicated that it will implement software updates to improve the CPU and GPU performance of Meta Quest 2 and Meta Quest Pro in future updates. About progressionMeta’s official websiteand the official Meta Quest Twitter account for Japan (@MetaQuestJapan) should be checked.

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