It has been a few years since Gearbox Software released Borderlands 2, one of the most popular first-person shooter games ever. With the release of Oculus Quest 2, fans want to know if you can also enjoy Borderland 2 VR on this new headset.
The Quest 2 is a virtual reality headset developed by Reality Labs, a Facebook Inc. division, and released on October 13, 2020. The Quest allows you to play Steam games and connect to a virtual reality headset on your computer.
If you use the Oculus Link app, then you will need the Steam VR installed, or you’ll need to download Steam if you don’t already have it. The PC version of Borderlands, like the PlayStation VR version, provides you with full functionality and graphics.
Can You Play Borderlands 2 VR on Oculus Quest 2?
Yes, you can play Borderlands 2 VR on Oculus Quest using the HMDs, the Cv1 and Vive. The Borderlands 2 VR is a PC/Steam game, So you can fully immerse yourself in Pandora and confront the Handsome Jack directly in a face-to-face encounter.
However, there is a way you can play Borderlands 2 VR on your Oculus Quest 2 through a program called “Virtual Desktop.”
The Virtual Desktop allows you to stream VR games from your PC to your Oculus Quest 2, but keep in mind you need a powerful PC to play Borderlands 2 VR on your Oculus Quest 2 through a virtual desktop.
Can I Play Any VR Game on Oculus Quest 2?
Quest 2 allows you to play any VR game on Steam, given your computer can run it. Any game that other headsets can run. You can play the following games in Oculus Quest 2.
- Beat Saber
- Resident Evil 4
- The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners
- Rec Room
- Population: ONE
- Half-Life: Alyx
- Superhot VR
- I Expect You To Die
- Pavlov VR
- Vader Immortal: Episode 1
- I Expect You To Die 2: The Spy and the Liar
- Iron Man VR
- Walkabout Mini Golf VR
- Lies Beneath
What games don’t work on Oculus Quest 2?
- The games that require a PC to run.
- The games that are exclusive to other VR platforms.
- The games that are not yet compatible with the Oculus Quest 2.
Here are examples of such games
- No Man’s Sky VR (exclusive to PlayStation VR).
- BONEWORKS (the game is not compatible with Oculus Quest 2’s hardware.