Save your money! The excellent Meta Quest 2 lands new price low of $299

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The Meta Quest 2 is more affordable than ever (Image credit: Laptop Mag)

Update June 26 at 4:32 p.m. ET: Get the most out of your Meta Quest 2 via the Meta Quest+ VR subscription service is just $1 for the first month when you sign up between now and July 31.

The Meta Quest 2 is more affordable these days thanks to a permanent $100 price cut. So if you want to save your money, that's one hundred reasons to skip the Meta Quest 3. Meta's forthcoming VR headset is set to release this fall with a starting price of $499.

With the newly announced Meta Quest+ VR subscription service announced Monday, for just $7.99 per month or $59.99 annually, get access to two hand-picked VR titles each month. Subscribe to Meta Quest 2+ from now though July 31 and first month for just $1.

Why wait to jump into the world of VR? You can get the Meta Quest 2 for $299 at Meta. It normally costs $399, so you're saving $100 which can be put toward Meta games. This is the lowest price we've tracked for the Meta Quest 2 and one of the best gaming deals of the season. By comparison, it's $200 less than the Meta Quest 3 and $3,100 cheaper than the Apple Vision Pro.

It's also available at Amazon and just about every other gaming retailer for the same price. 

Meta Quest 2 deal

Meta Quest 2: $399

Meta Quest 2: $399 $299 @ Meta
The Meta Quest 2 is now $100 less — permanently. Fromerly known as the Oculus Quest 2, the Meta Quest 2 is the best VR headset for the price. It enhances everything we loved about the original Oculus Quest with its lightweight, comfortable fit, crisp graphics and expanded social and sharing features. 

The Meta Quest 2 is formerly known as the Oculus Quest 2 and one of the best VR headsets to buy. Suitable for ages 13 and up, the headset on sale features a (3664 x 1920) LCD display (1832 x 1920 per eye), 90Hz fresh rate and at least 256GB of storage. Powering the headset is Qualcomm's Snapdragon XR2 SoC coupled with 6GB of RAM. 

In our Meta Quest 2 review, we loved its lightweight, comfortable fit and crisp graphics with little to no blur. It also won us over with its expanded social and sharing capabilities. We gave the Oculus Quest 2 an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars and the hard-to-get Editor's Choice award.

The Meta Quest 2 enhances the 1st generation Oculus VR headset with a higher resolution display and a more powerful processor. With 6DOF, the headset tracks the movement of both your head and body, translating them in VR with realistic precision. At 17.4 ounces and 7.5 x 5.6 x 4 (strap folded in) inches, the Quest 2 is 10% lighter than its predecessor, which weighs 20.1 ounces and measures 8.7 x 7.6 x 4.1 inches.

If you've waited this long to try VR, your patience paid off. At just under $300, the Meta Quest 2 is our budget-friendly, recommended choice. 

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Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost,, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.