How To Play Minecraft On Oculus Quest 3



Calling all Minecraft enthusiasts and VR adventurers! Ready to experience the world-building phenomenon in a whole new dimension? 

This guide will show you how to get started playing Minecraft on your Oculus Quest 3, immersing yourself in the blocky world like never before.

We’ll explore two different methods, depending on your preference for Minecraft’s Bedrock Edition or Java Edition. 

So, buckle up, grab your pickaxe, and prepare to craft your VR Minecraft experience!

How Do I Play Minecraft On Oculus Quest 3?

The thrill of building and exploring Minecraft takes on a whole new dimension when experienced in virtual reality. 

While the official Minecraft VR version isn’t currently available for the Meta Quest 3, there are still ways to enjoy the game in VR using your new headset. Here are two methods you can explore:

Method 1: Using Minecraft Bedrock Edition with Oculus Link

  1. Purchase Minecraft Bedrock Edition: This version is compatible with VR and can be purchased on the Meta Quest store: insert link.
  2. Download the Oculus PC app: This app allows you to connect your Meta Quest 3 to your PC and play PC VR games. You can download it from the Meta website: insert link.
  3. Connect your Quest 3 to your PC: Use an Oculus Link cable to establish a connection.
  4. Enable Oculus Link: Follow the on-screen prompts on your Quest 3 headset to enable the connection.
  5. Launch Minecraft Bedrock Edition from your PC and select VR mode to enjoy the game in a virtual environment.

Method 2: Using Minecraft Java Edition with Vivecraft (Unofficial)

  • Ensure your PC meets the minimum requirements for running Minecraft Java Edition.
  • Install the following software on your PC:
  • Launch SteamVR and ensure your Quest 3 is connected and recognized.
  • Open Minecraft Java Edition and select “Vivecraft” from the profile options.
  • Launch the game and enjoy Minecraft in VR!

Important notes:

  • QuestCraft: While there’s an unofficial project called QuestCraft aiming to bring Minecraft Java Edition directly to the Quest series, it currently only supports Quest 2 and Quest Pro. Keep an eye on their Discord server: insert link for updates on potential Quest 3 support.
  • Performance: The performance of Minecraft VR can vary depending on your PC’s specifications. Ensure your PC meets the recommended requirements for a smooth experience.
  • Safety: Be mindful of your surroundings while playing VR games and take breaks to avoid any discomfort.


By following these steps, you can embark on your Minecraft VR adventure on your Meta Quest 3. 

Remember, these are unofficial methods, so keep an eye out for official updates and announcements from Meta and Mojang Studios in the future.

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