Meta Quest Pro’s controllers now work with Quest 2.
The Touch Pro controllers monitor themselves by way of three cameras and a comparatively highly effective onboard chipset, which means monitoring works at any angle no matter the place the headset is dealing with.
Touch Pro additionally has vital haptic suggestions upgrades. While Quest 2’s controller has a single linear resonant actuator (LRA) within the deal with, Touch Pro has 3 separate haptic motors: a voice coil modulator (VCM) within the deal with, and LRAs on the index set off and thumb relaxation.
There are a number of downsides to Touch Pro, nonetheless. When you decide them up, syncing the coordinate house to the headset’s takes a number of seconds. Tracking works on this time, however the controllers aren’t within the appropriate place. They additionally don’t work as properly at the hours of darkness, however this is applicable to the Quest 2 headset as properly.
Touch Pro’s compatibility with Quest 2 was introduced alongside Quest Pro, however the controllers weren’t bought individually and the Quest 2 didn’t help pairing – till now. You should purchase them individually from Meta for $300.
Touch Pro controllers cost by way of pogo-pins – normally on the dock included with Quest Pro. If bought individually, they embody a compact charging dock. Stylus ideas are additionally included, which connect to the underside so the controller can act as a pen to attract on digital whiteboards.
To pair Touch Pro to Quest 2 you utilize the Quest telephone app, offered your headset is up to date to v47.