Before you set up your Oculus Rift, check to make sure the following things are up to date:


Whenever there’s an update for your Rift, you’ll be able to download it in your settings.

To check updates for your Rift:

  1. Open the Oculus app on your PC computer
  2. Click and then select Settings
  3. Click Devices in the left menu to check for updates
Graphics Card

To check updates for your graphics card, visit your manufacturer’s website:

Windows and DirectX

To use your Rift, your computer must be running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 64 bit or newer with the latest version of DirectX installed.

To learn more about keeping your computer up to date, visit Microsoft’s website.

USB Drivers

USB driver updates should be included with Windows updates, but you may need to install updates directly from your manufacturer’s website: