Facebook said late last year that it would change its name to Meta, in honor of the company’s focus on different realities. Meta Quest is the new name for the company’s virtual reality subsidiary, which was previously known as Oculus. It’s hardly surprising, tho, because the rebrand was expected to happen sooner rather than later. The new Meta Quest branding will assist the corporation in stressing its progress toward the metaverse and a future focused on Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, in addition to attempting to develop a brand that is devoid of the negative connotations associated with “Facebook.”
The Oculus Twitter account, which no longer exists, recently tweeted about the change. It consists of a meme implying that the brand will soon be known as Meta Quest rather than Oculus. The Twitter handle was renamed to @MetaQuestVR after the tweet was sent out. At the end of the day, it’s just a branding, and existing Oculus device owners will continue to receive the same products and services.
This signifies that the company’s future VR/AR goods will be branded with the new logo. Once existing devices with the former branding are sold out, the Oculus Quest 2 could be rebranded as the Meta Quest 2. Surprisingly, neither the Google Play Store nor the Apple App Store have updated their Oculus apps to reflect the new branding.
We recently learned that Meta was abandoning its own alternative OS for its VR/AR devices. However, it appears that Meta is serious about developing a metaverse-focused ecosystem of products and services. Another noteworthy part of this is that the Quest was formerly just a series of separate VR headsets from Oculus. Other headsets, such as the Oculus Rift and Oculus Go, were available outside of the Quest series. As a result of the rebranding, all new Meta goods in the future will bear the Quest tag.