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Meta’s Quest headsets add spatial video and pinch controls to compete with Vision Pro

An image showing someone watching a spatial video on Quest 3
Image: Meta

The Meta Quest 3 will soon give wearers the ability to easily view spatial videos as well as use new pinching gestures for control, features that are similar to what you’ll find in Apple’s much more expensive Vision Pro headset that launches this week. Both changes are starting to roll out gradually as part of update v62, which should get to most owners of Quest 2, Quest 3, and Quest Pro headsets starting the week of February 7th.

The spatial video support will allow wearers to view 3D footage captured with Apple’s headset or an iPhone 15 Pro / Pro Max.

Image: Mark Zuckerberg (Instagram)

A short clip from Mark Zuckerberg’s “early look” at spatial video playback on a Quest 3.

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