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Steam Link Now Officially Works With Meta Quest To Wirelessly Play PC VR Games

So many new options just opened up!

Steam has revealed that Steam Link, the free app used to stream Steam games from PC onto phones, tablets and other displays, has now been given the capability to wirelessly stream PC VR games direct to the Meta Quest 2, 3 and Pro headsets.

Where previously you would need Meta’s proprietary link cable to plug the Quest headset directly into a PC, use Air Link and Oculus Desktop or a third-party app to enable wireless play, Steam now officially supports it at no extra cost – so Meta Quest users can check out games like Half-Life Alyx, or even check out existing Quest games like No Man’s Sky with the advantage of the power of the PC you’re streaming it from versus the Quest’s processing capabilities.

Here’s what you need to get started, according to the official Steam Link for Meta Quest announcement page:

Getting started
  • Make sure Steam and SteamVR are installed and running on your PC
    • Note: You may need to restart Steam to confirm you are running the latest version of Steam and SteamVR
  • Connect your headset to the same network as your PC
  • Download the free Steam Link app to your headset.
  • The app will walk you through wirelessly connecting your computer to your headset.
Minimum requirements

Before you connect, make sure you have:

  • Wi-Fi: 5 GHz minimum, wired connection to PC
  • GPUs: NVIDIA (GTX970 or better)
  • OS: Windows 10 or newer
  • Headset: Meta Quest 2, 3, or Pro
  • Recommended (but not required): A broadband internet connection with Wi-Fi 6 or Wi-Fi 6E, and a computer with at least 16 GB RAM and NVIDIA GPU, RTX2070 or better.
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You can also find an official FAQ with more info right here.