Quest 2 rapidly rose to develop into the most-used VR headset on Steam, however final month it crossed a brand new milestone as the vast majority of headsets used on the platform.
Quest 2’s aggressive worth level and talent for use as each a standalone and PC VR headset propelled it to develop into the most-used VR headset on Steam again in February 2021, simply 4 months after its launch.
From there it has solely continued to develop, and now the newest information from Valve’s Steam Survey reveals that Quest 2 now makes up the vast majority of headsets on the platform at 50.32% (+1.3%).
In fact Quest 2 isn’t the one Meta headset used on Steam. Quest 2, Quest 1, Rift S, and Rift collectively grew barely within the final month to 67.16% (+0.48%), with the seller’s general positive factors in any other case lowered by the Rift S dropping to 9.88% (−0.72%). That sees Meta persevering with to carry greater than two thirds of the VR headsets on Steam.
Although Quest 2 has undoubtedly grown rapidly, the headset’s latest worth improve will in all probability cut back its progress charge in comparison with what we’ve seen up to now.
Whereas the portion of particular person headsets used on Steam seems to be appropriate within the newest spherical of knowledge from Valve, the overall portion of Steam customers utilizing VR headsets has been fluctuating wildly in the previous few months, apparently erroneously. We’ve reached out to Valve on a number of events for touch upon the problem however have but to obtain a response.