Here is a quick guide to link your Steam and Oculus account!

As we all know that Steam is one of the most popular cloud-based gaming libraries available online and Oculus Quest 2 is a fun one-step solution for the best VR gaming experience. So if you are looking for a quick way to link your Steam and Oculus to play all the games that you purchased on Steam then you are in right place. In this guide, we will share all the steps to play Steam games on your Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset. Without any further ado, let us get started with it!

Steps To Steam Games On Your Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset:

There are two ways that can help you connect your Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset to your Steam account. But before you get into that, install Steam VR on your PC and launch it to have access to all the games that are compatible to be played using VR.

Connect Steam To Oculus Quest 2 Using Cables-

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The easiest way to connect Steam and Oculus is using a USB Cable. Buy an Oculus link cable or get a good quality C-type USB cable and connect it to your PC and Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset. Make sure the cable that you purchase (Other than the Oculus link cable) is a minimum of 5 meters to make it easy for you to move around while using VR.

As soon as you will connect both the devices, one small performance check test will pop up on your screen that ensures the cable is capable of fast data transfer for a VR experience. If you are using an Oculus Link cable then you will not have to go through this performance test and you will diretly land on the next screen. Oculus Link cables are a bit expensive and as other cables can also serve the purpose you can choose what suits best for you!

Once you complete the performance test follow the steps given below to connect your Oculus Quest 2 to your steam account:

  • Head to Settings from the Oculus app on your Pc.
  • Now  click on the Connections menu and open Oculus Link.
  • A new Oculus link home room will appear on the screen. Now select ‘Steam VR’ to switch to the Steam VR Home.
  • Enter into your Steam Library and select the game that you want to play on your VR headset.
  • Hit the Play button to play Steam game on your Oculus Quest 2 VR Headgear.

Connect Steam To Oculus Quest 2 Wirelessly-

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To connect Oculus and Steam using Wireless method download ‘Virtual Desk’ on your Pc. Once the dowbnload is complete install it using your Ocuslus Username successfully. Now head to the main menu of Virtual Dekstop from your Headset and open the main menu. Select the Steam VR and move to its Home screen to select the games and enjoy playing it in wioreless mode.

Note: Make sure your devices are connected to the fastes internet connection possible!

Thats all you need to know about how to play steam games on Oculus Quest 2 VR Headset.


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