Beat Saber Ending Meta Quest 1 Support in November 2024

According to Beat Saber’s updated FAQ section, the devs are officially going to end support for the Meta Quest 1 beginning on November 2, 2024.

Although the game will still be playable, the devs will stop “stop releasing updates and provide customer support for the Quest 1 devices.”

The FAQ adds that multiplayer functions will also stop, and leaderboards “might be phased out in the future” too.

In a new post on Twitter, the devs clarify why they are moving away from the Meta Quest 1 device. They explain that they want “to focus our development efforts on our next projects within Beat Saber.”

In the same thread, the devs also mention that the base game and any purchased DLC is tied to player accounts. While this should be “transferable across the Meta Quest & Rift platform,” some users are already having technical issues.

The post also reminds players that Beat Saber supports cross-buy between other Meta headsets. The latest device, the Meta Quest 3, launched last year for $499.99. So, investing in something new may involve a steep price tag.

Beat Saber originally launched in 2019, so there are still plenty of fans using the Meta Quest 1 device. The game also remains a staple of the rhythm genre, often praised for its flexibility.

However, although the devs are moving away from the original Meta Quest, at least they don’t plan to move away from Beat Saber itself.

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