The best Meta Quest 2 deal from Black Friday is back with a $50 credit

The Verge’s Adi Robertson wearing a Quest 2.
The Quest 2 offers lower specs than Meta’s latest headset, true, but it also costs half the price. | Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge

In case you haven’t heard, the Meta Quest 2’s $249 holiday pricing is sticking around for good. That’s a natural progression for the second-gen VR headset, which launched in 2020 and was recently outclassed by the newer Meta Quest 3. What’s more, if you pick up a 128GB Quest 2 at Walmart right now, you’ll receive a $50 Meta Store credit to help you build up your game library, essentially making it a $200 purchase.

At launch, the Quest 2 was an excellent little device thanks to its standalone nature. As far as mainstream VR headsets go, it remains one of the easiest and most affordable devices to pick up and play, especially since you don’t have to worry about external depth sensors and wires. You won’t be able to engage in unique…

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