What you want to know

  • Meta and Google have been reportedly in talks to get the Google Play Retailer on Meta Quest VR headsets, however talks fell via.
  • The transfer would have introduced most Android apps to Meta Quest headsets to be displayed as a 2D floating window.
  • Any Android app can at the moment be sideloaded onto Quest headsets however few are formally accessible on the Meta Quest retailer.

Meta has been attempting to get extra 2D apps on the Meta Quest platform for years however the course of appears to have been something however clean. One of many greatest issues is that, when you can set up any Android app on a Meta Quest by sideloading it, there is not any Google Play Retailer assist on the Quest.

Meta CTO Andrew Bosworth stated that the corporate regarded into fixing this downside when he answered a query on his newest Instagram AMA on November 7, 2023 (by way of UploadVR). Apparently, Google and Meta have been in talks to get the Play Retailer on the Quest however, in line with Bosworth, Google declined the mixing.