Meta earlier this week* Platforms has officially unveiled the new Quest 3 virtual reality headset, which costs $500 for the basic version. Now company boss Mark Zuckerberg has demonstrated the gameplay of several games in mixed reality, which is supported in Quest 3.
On your Instagram page* Pile of sugar published a video in which he plays several games with mixed reality elements. The Quest 3 headset is equipped with two black and white and two color cameras and a depth sensor. As a result, the picture quality is significantly better than the previous $1,000 Quest Pro headset.
When interacting with Quest 3, the headset produces a high-quality color image that is visible throughout the video. The first part of the video demonstrates the device’s ability to add virtual objects to a real environment, as an example of how a shark tank appears on the wall or a window through which a zombie enters the room.
In the second part of the video, Zuckerberg boxes with a virtual opponent and also fights with virtual swords with Meta’s CTO* Andrew Bosworth. In the last part of the video, they play more relaxed games, assuming that all players can see and interact with the same virtual objects.
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