How to Connect Oculus Quest 2 to PS5 [Guide]

There are so many ways for you to enjoy your games. With so many platforms to choose from and thousands of games to pick and play, you can always entertain yourself and have a good time with your friends. Nobody really thinks about combining two different platforms to enjoy their games. I mean, it sounds unwanted and not even a decent idea at this point. But, what if we told you that you could play your PlayStation 5 games in VR but don’t want to purchase the PSVR headset?

If you own the Quest 2 headset and also own a PS5, well there is a way for you to play your PS5 games on your Quest 2 headset. Sure, there is no official way and neither does any of the brands recommend you use both devices to play your games. However, there is a way for you to play your PS5 games on your Oculus Quest 2.

Let’s get started.

How to Connect Meta Oculus Quest 2 to PS5

Before we look into the steps on how you can connect your Quest 2 to the PS5, there are a few things that you will need. Here is the list of things you need.

  • WiFi Network
  • PlayStation 5
  • PlayStation 5 Controller
  • Meta Oculus Quest 2 Headset
  • PC That Supports Remote Play

Remote Play System Requirements

Here are the system requirements that are needed in order to run Sony’s Remote Play software on your PC.

  • OS: Windows 10 32 / 64 bit
  • CPU: Intel Core i7 or newer
  • Storage Space: 100MB+
  • RAM: 2GB+
  • Display Resolution: 1024 x 786+
  • Sound Card
  • USB Port

How to Setup Remote Play on PS5

So, in order to get your PS5 games running on your Quest 2 headset, you first need to set up Remote Play on your PC. Here are the steps to set up Remote Play on your PC.

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  1. First off, you will have to download the PC version of the Remote Play app. You can get the app by heading here to the official download page.
  2. Install the program and follow the steps you see on the screen.
  3. Now, head over to your PS5 and open the Settings menu.
  4. Now, select System followed by Remote Play.
  5. Make sure to turn on the Enable Remote Play option.
  6. Now, go back to the System menu under Settings and select the Power Saving option.
  7. Select the Features Available In Rest mode.
  8. Check mark the two options that say Connected to Internet and Turn on PS5 from Network.
  9. These settings need to be set up only the first time you use Rest mode. The next time you want to use Remote Play with either your phone or PC, you don’t have to touch these settings.

How to Setup Remote Play on a PC

Now that you have made the necessary adjustments for Remote Play on your PS5, it is time to set up Remote Play on your PC so that you can make it work for your Quest 2 headset.

how to connect oculus quest 2 to ps5
  1. First, enable your PS5 to enter the Rest Mode.
  2. Now, get your PS5 controller and connect it to your PC.
  3. Open the Remote Play app on your PC and select Sign in to pSN.
  4. Here you need to enter the same PSN account details that you have used on your PS5.
  5. Once signed in, click on the Settings option to adjust the video resolution. Choose the one that works best with your current network speed.
  6. Finally, click on the PS5 option.
  7. The Remote Paya app will begin to search for the PS5. Once it fiend your PS5 console, the display output of your PS5 will now be shown on your PC’s screen.

How to Setup Meta Quest 2 For PS5 Games

Before heading into these steps, make sure that you have a secondary account that can be sued for your PS5 controller. Simply because if you use the primary account, you will not be able to make use of the saved games file on your PS5.

how to connect oculus quest 2 to ps5
  1. First, download Virtual Desktop for your PC as well as on your Meta Quest 2. The app on the Quest 2 will cost you $19.99.
  2. Install the PC app and sign into the app with your Oculus account.
  3. Keeping the streamer application open, launch the Virtual Desktop app on your Quest 2.
  4. The app on your Quest 2 will automatically search for your PC and then connect to it right away.
  5. Once connected, you should see your PC’s desktop show up on your headset. Launch the PS Remote Play app now.
  6. Now once you see your PS5’s screen n your headset, press the PS button on your controller.
  7. You need to sign into the secondary account so that you can make use of the controller with your Quest 2.
  8. Once all of that is done, navigate to the Home screen of your PS5. You can now choose from the many saved games on your PS5 and play right away.
  9. Do note that to play these games the PS5’s controller will be in use instead of the Quest 2’s hand controller.

Conclusion

This concludes the guide on how you can connect your Meat Quest 2 headset to your PS5 and play your PS5 games right away. Oh, in case you own a PS4, you can also follow these steps as they are similar. Sure, this is a bit of a beating around-the-bush method to connect your Meta Quest 2 to your PS5, but it works right away since there is no official method available.

If you have questions or queries, feel free to leave them in the comments section below.

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