How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2 [All Methods]

Meta Oculus Quest 2 is a perfect device that you can use to play a number of VR games, whether they are games from the Quest App Store, sideloaded games, or even games from Steam. While you can play games on the headset, do you also know that you can actually use it to watch movies? Especially, 3D movies? If you are someone who wants to watch 3D movies on Oculus Quest 2 headset, this is the guide for you.

Owning a VR headset isn’t simply just about playing your video games. With a VR headset, you can take advantage of various VR experiences. One such way to get this done is by waiting for 3D movies on your headset. The experience is going to be immersive and fun. So, if you are looking at ways how to watch 3D movies on your Quest 2 headset, this is the guide for you.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Oculus Quest 2

There are a good number of ways that you can follow to watch movies in 3D and in VR. There are free ways to watch them and there are also paid services you can subscribe to get access to a number of 3D and VR movies. So, let’s get started.

YouTube VR App

The Oculus Store has a large number of apps and games. One of the apps that you can use to watch movies in 3D and VR is the YouTube VR app. As the name suggests, this is the VR version of the official YouTube app. You can easily browse through and search for numerous YouTube movies and videos right away. Plus, a good number of videos are VR-supported right away. You can download the YouTube VR app from the Meta Quest Store.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

Skybox VR Player

Another great way to watch VR and 3D movies on your Quest 2 headset is by installing the Skybox VR Player app. Now, why you should install this app? Well the Skybox VR player lets you play local files that are stored on the internal storage of your Quest 2 and also lets you stream movies from various network streams.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

In this way, you can easily match whatever 3D or VR movie you like without having to rely on a streaming service’s library. Download the Skybox VR app from the Meta Quest App Store.

Setup Skybox with your PC and Quest 2

You can easily set up the Skybox app for your PC and your Quest 2 headset to stream movies stored on your PC in VR. here are the steps that you need to follow.

  1. First, power up your PC and your Quest 2. Make sure to have both devices connected to the same WiFi network.
  2. Now, download the Skybox VR player app for your Windows PC. You can download the app by visiting this link.
  3. Once the app has been installed, you now have to add all the video files that you want to watch on your Quest 2.
  4. Make sure to add all the video files that you plan to watch in a folder so that it is easy to access as well as browse through the files.
  5. Now drag and drop the folder with video files into the Skybox app on your PC.
  6. Launch the Skybox app on your Quest 2 headset.
  7. Select the Air Screen option and choose Search Device.
  8. Once your PC shows up. Select it.
  9. You can watch and stream your favorite movies and TV shows right away onto your Quest 2 headset easily.

Browse Movies Collection on Oculus App Store and Find 3D Movies

The Oculus App Store has not only a good number of games for you to play but also a large number of movies that you can watch in VR. This is a great way to enjoy your movies after you have had a good VR gaming session either solo or with your friends. You can watch content such as Felix and Paul Studios, Jurassic Park, Wolves In The Walls, Shadow Point, and Travelling While Black just to name a few.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

BigScreen

BigScreen is another program that you can use to stream your videos or movies from your PC to the Quest 2. This program lets you wirelessly watch 3D movies stored on your PC. Well, if you don’t have such films stored on your PC, you can always rent them from BigScreen.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

All you have to do is sign in with your BigScreen account on your Quest and PC and then stream your movies via WiFi. The app has a good number of movies that you rent for a small amount and stream on your Meta Quest 2. Download the BigScreen app from here.

Fandango NOW

Fandango NOW is a great alternative to popular streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, but for the Quest 2. This is a streaming service that has over 100k+ movies for you to stream and view. Fandango NOW also has a large collection of 3D movies that you can experience on your Quest 2 headset. Whether you want to watch the latest movies or looking for some popular old ones, Fandango has it all.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

All you need to do is install the app from the Quest  Store and then choose the type of Fandango NOW account. Once you have an account, simply browse through the collection and download the movie of your choice in 2D or 3D. Get the Fandango NOW App from here.

Vudu App

Another great app that you can install on your Quest 2 headset is the Vudu App. The Vudu App lets you watch and stream a large number of movies right away. You can easily watch movies that are available on Disney, Lionsgate, Netflix, Paramount Plus, Universal, and Warner brothers.

How to Watch 3D Movies on Meta Quest 2

Vudu has a large collection of free movies that you can stream if you don’t want to pay for a monthly subscription plan. Vudu has all the latest when it comes to movies. Oh, and you can also find a neat collection of 3D movies to enjoy on your Quest 2 headset. Download the Vudu app for your Quest 2 from here.

Conclusion

This concludes the guide on how you can make use of the Quest 2 to watch movies and TV shows on your headset easily. Watching 3D movies on your Quest 2 is a great way to experience movies, especially with their immersive 3D nature. The good part about it is you can stream content from apps such as YouTube VR or you can easily stream your favorite shows that are available locally on your PC.

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

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