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You’ll soon be able to buy Meta Quest 2 controllers again

The controllers will only be out of stock for a couple more weeks.

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UPDATE 6/7/2022 03:21 PM ET: The Meta Store now has the Right controller in stock, with delivery dates estimated at two days from ordering time. The Left controller is still out of stock, with no set date for restocking.

If you’ve been trying to get a replacement Quest 2 controller, you probably have noticed that the VR controllers have been out of stock for weeks. That might finally be changing, as Meta has updated delivery dates in the Meta store.

We first reported the shortage last week after noticing that the company’s website was out of stock. A source close to the matter tells KnowTechie that the company was experiencing supply chain issues.

Additionally, many of the recently sold VR controllers had issues with mixed branding. Controllers had both Meta and Oculus branding still on the controllers and headset.

While the website’s listing still says the controllers are out of stock, there has been an update to let customers know what’s up. The listing now says that the Quest 2 controllers will be available again starting on May 31.

image of delivery estimates for Meta Quest 2 controllers on puruple bacakground
Image: KnowTechie

Sure, you can still browse Amazon and possibly find a secondhand listing for a used controller.

But this isn’t really a good option. Meta sells the Quest 2 controllers for $69 each. And resellers tend to try and charge ridiculous amounts for a single controller, up to $200.

If you’re in the market for new Quest 2 controllers, your best option is to wait for Meta to update its listing in a couple of weeks.

Hopefully, this is just a hiccup in the company’s supply chain. It will be pretty hard for ole Zuckerberg to create his metaverse if he can’t even keep up with VR hardware.

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