The most recent software program replace for Meta Quest, model v54, is now rolling out, bringing with it just a few new quality-of-life options, resembling new customization choices for House environments, in-headset app notifications, and higher monitoring for Quest Professional’s controller.
Customizable skyboxes allow you to change the sky above your head in your House area, so you possibly can select from numerous presets, and even add your individual skybox to get the proper environment. Meta says its aim is to make House Environments extra customized and customizable sooner or later.
The replace additionally introduces in-headset notifications for 2D apps, resembling Messenger, letting customers work together with these apps with out leaving their present recreation or app.
Meta says you’ll additionally be capable to consolidate messages from the identical supply to streamline your notification feed, toggle a ‘Do Not Disturb’ mode, or disable notifications solely for particular 2D apps. App notification are an opt-in characteristic that ought to immediate the primary time you open a suitable app, so that you received’t simply begin randomly receiving stuff, which is reassuring.
Moreover, Meta says v54 has improved Quest Contact Professional controller to boost positional accuracy. Meta says these updates are progressively rolling out to all headsets.