Using Oculus Go and Gear VR Apps on Quest


We know that some of your favorite VR apps may have been created for Oculus Go or Gear VR. Here's what we're doing to bring those same apps to your Oculus Quest.

Compatible Apps

The apps in this section were originally designed for Oculus Go or Gear VR, but can now be used with Oculus Quest as well.

The apps listed here include any Oculus Go and Gear VR apps currently supported on Quest.

Ojas VR Studios
Coatsink
VANGUARD CO LTD
Black River Studios
Space Plunge
Lithodomos VR
Wenkly Studio Sp. z o.o.
Monster Paw
MirrorVR
SharpSense
Vertical Robot
E McNeill
Black River Studios
Dream Dev Studio LLP
Made in Brooklyn Games
FancyTechVR
Miles Godspeed
St Giles Hospice
Archiact Interactive
Virtual Medicine
Army Game Studio
Felix and Paul Studios
ustwo games
Tinycontent
Immersive Magic
Crenovator Lab Corporation
Coskami
Florian Bernard
Zgame Studios
RelayCars
Sonar360
Focus VR Ltd
Glitchers Ltd
Otherworld Interactive
Fuero Games Sp. z o.o.
Chesstar Studios
E McNeill
Samsung Electronics Polska Sp. z o.o.
5minlab Co., Ltd.
Inverse Games
Lucid Sight, Inc.
GSD&M Idea City LLC
OtherSide Entertainment
CygnisMedia
FIBRUM
TREYTECH SOFTWARE LLC
3DiVi Company
MATTERvr, LLC.

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You can access your eligible Oculus Go and Gear VR apps from the Library tab in your Oculus Quest headset.

To access your Go or Gear VR apps on Quest:

  1. Put on your Quest headset.
  2. Select Library from the bottom toolbar.
  3. If you have compatible Go or Gear VR apps, you’ll see a device drop-down above the Library heading.
  4. Select Go/Gear VR from the device drop-down.
  5. Select Not installed.
  6. Choose the app you want to install on your Quest and select Install.
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Yes. Over time we plan to add support for additional Oculus Go and Gear VR apps on Quest.

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If you don’t own any Oculus Go or Gear VR apps, you can still purchase or download apps from the compatible app list to use on your Quest.

To do this:

  1. Navigate to the Oculus store online, or through the Oculus mobile app.
  2. Browse either the Go or Gear VR sections of the Oculus store for any apps listed on the compatible apps list.
  3. Once you download a Go or Gear app that is compatible with Quest, you’ll be able to access the app from your Quest library in-VR.
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Any Oculus Go or Gear VR app that’s supported works through an emulator that is designed to re-create a similar experience on Quest. While supported apps on Quest were built to mirror the original experience as closely as possible, there may be some performance difference between the different headsets.

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Free Upgrade Apps

If you’re a Quest owner and you purchased a paid version of the Oculus Go or Gear VR apps listed below before September 25th, 2019, you may be eligible to upgrade to a Quest version for free. Free upgrades will run until Dec 31st, 2019 and will begin the week of September, 30th 2019.

The following apps support free upgrades on Quest:

  • Ultrawings
  • Thumper
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
  • Virtual Desktop
  • Wander
  • Virtual Virtual Reality
  • Ocean Rift
  • Apollo 11
  • VR Karts: Sprint
  • Nature Treks VR
  • TOKYO CHRONOS
  • Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs
  • Please, Don’t Touch Anything
  • Republique VR
  • Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR
  • RUSH
  • Pinball FX2 VR
  • Real VR Fishing
  • End Space
  • Gun Club VR
  • Star Chart
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To get your free upgrades:

  1. Search for any of the free upgrade apps that you previously downloaded for Go or Gear VR in the Quest section of the Oculus store.
  2. Visit the eligible app’s store page.
  3. Click the blue button that says Free.
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If you already bought a Quest app that is eligible for a free upgrade, you'll receive Oculus Store credit in place of the free upgrade. You will only receive Oculus store credit if:

  • You purchased the Go or Gear VR version of an app listed here before September 25th 2019.
  • AND
  • You purchased the Quest version of that same app before September 25th 2019 under the same Oculus account.

If both of these conditions are met, you’ll automatically receive an Oculus store credit in your account. Everyone who is receiving Oculus store credit will be notified via email when the account credit is applied.

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