Meta Platforms Inc. is launching a brand new subscription service for its digital actuality headsets.
Meta Quest+ will price $7.99 monthly for entry to 2 gaming titles every month, Chief Govt Officer Mark Zuckerberg stated on his Instagram channel Monday.
The VR subscription is the newest manner Meta is attempting to earn money from its headsets, after disappointing gross sales. In March, Meta slashed the costs of its VR headsets by up to 33%. In June the corporate lowered the worth of its Quest 2 headset a second time, after asserting the launch of its Quest 3, which is able to debut in September.
Meta remains to be dropping cash on its digital actuality ambitions. Final yr the corporate misplaced $13.7 billion in its Actuality Labs division, the a part of the corporate that makes digital actuality expertise.
Meta’s VR subscription is out there for the Meta Quest 2 and Quest Professional. –BLOOMBERG