Meta Connect 2022 is happening tomorrow, and we are expecting the highly anticipated Quest Pro headset to be unveiled at the show. According to a press release from Facebook, CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be opening the event with a keynote where he will share updates about the VR developer ecosystem, a new VR headset, and the metaverse.
Meta Connect will be livestreamed tomorrow and is free for anyone to watch online. If you’re looking for details on when and where to watch the stream, we’ve got you covered with everything you need to know — including how to watch in VR.
How to Watch Meta Connect 2022 Live
Meta Connect 2022 kicks off on Tuesday, October 11 at 10 a.m. PT / 1 p.m. ET. You can watch the stream live at that time directly from the Reality Labs Facebook page. The event will also be available on that page after the stream concludes where you can watch it afterwards if you missed it live.
How to Watch Meta Connect Live in VR
If you have a Meta Quest 2 headset and want to watch the event in VR, you certainly can. Here is a quick guide on how to set up your VR headset for that:
- Update your headset to the latest version of Meta Quest software.
- Update the Meta Horizon Worlds app to the latest version.
- Register to attend in VR via the Oculus website.
- Look for the Meta Connect program in the ‘Events’ tab of your Horizon Worlds menu.
What to Expect From Meta Connect 2022
Although we don’t know everything that will be announced at Meta Connect this year, it is all but certain that the company will reveal the new Mata Quest Pro headset. Following rumors, there have already been leaked images of the Meta Quest Pro online. It has also been confirmed in a FaceBook press release that Mark Zuckerberg will be providing updates about their new “high-end VR headset with mixed reality”.
Big news coming on Tuesday at Meta Connect 👀 Virtual reality, mixed reality, the future of social presence in the metaverse—don’t miss it! https://t.co/PSH9NOJsFj
— Meta (@Meta) October 7, 2022
Considering the new headset will include AR experiences, it is rumored to be very expensive at launch. With the price hike on the Meta Quest 2 earlier this year, the future of virtual reality is becoming rather pricey. Although the new headset will likely be the star of the event, we will also llikely be hearing about new VR games coming to the system.
Looking to get started with VR? Take a look at our guides to the best VR headsets and cheap VR headsets currently available to buy.