Black Friday is here, and Amazon's incredible Oculus Quest 2 deal is the Black Friday deal you need if you're after a cheap VR headset. In the US you'll get $50 off the 128GB model and $50 credit for free to spend on anything at Amazon. If this deal interests you you'll want to act fast though.
This deal was available about a week ago but sold out quickly (and appears to be sold out again in the UK). I was hopeful it would return on Black Friday, and thankfully it has. So you can now get Meta's Oculus Quest 2 with $50 credit for $249 at Amazon US with code META50.
In the UK your best option is now at Very. You'll get £50 off and £50 cashback with code VKEXL. Once your payment of £249.99 has gone through you should get a refund of £50 (provided you used the code) making the headset effectively £100 off which is an excellent saving.
If you’re reading this I'd recommend buying the headset ASAP as there’s no telling if or when these deals will disappear again. If and when they do go, you’ll still be able to grab one of the other amazing (but not quite as amazing) Quest 2 deals out there. In the US you can get the Oculus Quest 2 (128GB) for $249 at Walmart instead of $299, while in the UK you can get the Quest 2 (128GB), Elite Strap and case for £249 at Currys, saving you £140.
The best Black Friday Quest 2 deals
Oculus Quest 2 (128GB): was
$299 now $249 at Walmart
Meta's Oculus Quest 2 was, until recently, our favorite VR headset and this Black Friday you can get it for its lowest-ever price of just $249. You'll then be able to jump into an incredible selection of VR games and apps available on the Quest platform and finally see how much fun VR can be.
You can also find the same deal at Best Buy if you'd rather shop somewhere else.
Meta Quest 2 (128GB): was
£299 now £199 at Very
Use code VKEXL - Very's Black Friday deal on Meta's Oculus Quest 2 might be better than Amazon's in the UK. Using code VKEXL at checkout will get you £50 back on your order, effectively making Meta's VR headset £199. You will still pay £249 at first, but you should then get your £50 cashback after your purchase, as long as you use the code.
Oculus Quest 2 (128GB), Elite Strap and case: was
£389 now £249 at Currys
Currys' bundle deal has just got better. Now you're saving £50 on Meta's Oculus Quest 2 VR headset and getting the official Elite Strap and a carry case for free. This is one of the best deals we've seen this Black Friday, and one you definitely don't want to miss out on.
Preferred partner (What does this mean?)
While these Oculus Quest 2 deals are pretty fantastic I think you should just ignore all of them. This isn't the VR headset you want.
I love my Quest 2, it’s a super solid VR gadget that doesn’t break the bank. But the Meta Quest 3 is the new kid on the block, and it’s more than worth the added cost. It’s more powerful, offers better graphics, and has full-color mixed reality. If you’re looking for a VR headset, get this one – for the vast, vast majority of people, you don’t need anything else.
Though at $499 / £479 it’s twice (or almost twice) as pricey as a Quest 2 while it’s on sale for Black Friday. If you’re on a tight budget the Quest 2 will definitely serve you well, but those of you who can stretch to the Quest 3 should splash out.
Meta Quest 3: $499 & get a free game at Amazon
The Meta Quest 3 isn’t currently discounted, and likely won't be for Black Friday as it's so new, but you can get a free digital copy of Asgard's Wrath 2 when it launches later this year.
If you’d rather not shop at Amazon the same offer is available from Walmart, Best Buy, and Target as well as others.
Meta Quest 3: £479.99 & get a free game at Amazon
The Meta Quest 3 only just launched so it was extremely unlikely it would see much of a discount for Black Friday. There is still a deal on though; if you order the headset before January 27, 2024, and activate it before February 9, 2024, you’ll get Asgard’s Wrath 2 for free when the game releases.
If you’d rather shop elsewhere the same deal is available at Very, Currys, and Game among others.
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More US Black Friday deals
- Amazon: 50% off TVs, air fryers, AirPods & clothing
- Apple: AirPods Pro, Apple Watch 8 & iPads from $99
- Adidas: 40% off running shoes, sweatshirts & leggings
- Beauty: 51% off viral makeup, skincare & hair tools
- Best Buy: up to $800 off 4K TVs, laptops & headphones
- Cheap TVs: big-screen 4K TVs from $269.99
- Christmas: 40% off decor, pajamas & trees
- Dell: save on best-selling Inspiron and XPS laptops
- DreamCloud: 40% off all mattresses
- Family pajamas: matching Christmas PJs from $12.99
- Gaming: console bundles from $289.99 at Walmart
- Lowe's: up to $800 off major appliances
- Nectar: mattress deals starting at $359
- Nordstrom: 30% off Nike, Levi's, Skims, Adidas & more
- Samsung: up to $2,000 of TVs, phones and appliances
- Target: 40% off furniture, TVs, clothing & appliances
- Toys: Disney, Barbie, Lego & board games from $14.99
- Walmart: Apple Watch 9, cheap TVs, air fryers & toys
More UK Black Friday deals
- Amazon: up to 65% off Echo, Apple, TVs + more
- AO: up to 40% off appliances, TVs and tech
- Argos: up to 50% off toys, tools and tech
- Boots: up to 40% off 1,000s of beauty products
- Currys: up to 40% off TVs, appliances and laptops
- eBay: up to 60% off refurbished Ninja, Dyson + Apple tech
- Ebuyer: up to 45% off laptops and PC components
- EE: up to £600 off phones, TVs and games consoles
- Emma: up to 65% off mattresses, frames and pillows
- John Lewis: up to 40% off tech, homewares and clothing
- Jessops: up to £550 off Sony, Canon, Nikon, and Fujifilm
- Ninja: up to 25% off air fryers and cookware
- O2: up to £600 off iPhone, Samsung and Google
- Samsung: up to £600 off TVs, phones and appliances
- Shark: up to £100 off vacuums
- Simba: up to 55% off mattresses
- Superdrug: 60% off beauty, fragrances and makeup
- Very: save on tech, decor, appliances and furniture
- Vodafone: six months half-price SIMs from £11.50
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Hamish is a Senior Staff Writer for TechRadar and you’ll see his name appearing on articles across nearly every topic on the site from smart home deals to speaker reviews to graphics card news and everything in between. He uses his broad range of knowledge to help explain the latest gadgets and if they’re a must-buy or a fad fueled by hype. Though his specialty is writing about everything going on in the world of virtual reality and augmented reality.