All publications by tag «metaverse»
Sony to join metaverse buzz by offering more live service games and adopting cross-platform strategy
Sony might be the next tech giant to offer its own approach to the metaverse. The company plans to evolve its gaming business and adopt a cross-platform strategy ahead of potential changes in the market.
Genshin Impact developer miHoYo launches HoYoverse to unite its games and brands into one virtual world
Chinese studio miHoYo has revealed its metaverse ambitions, launching new brand HoYoverse. Its main goal is to produce more content and create one virtual world, which will unite the company’s products globally.
Epic Games’ fight against Apple and Google partly motivated by its metaverse ambitions
According to Tim Sweeney, the metaverse has a chance to become a “multitrillion-dollar part of the world economy.” And Epic Games’ ongoing battle with Apple and Google is a part of the company’s ambitions in this area.
Niantic launches Lightship ARDK and $20 million fund, planning to build its own real-world metaverse
Niantic has shared its vision of a “real-world metaverse” by launching the Lightship, an AR developer kit (ARDK) for AR experiences. On top of that, the company also opened a $20 million fund for developers.
Microsoft reveals its metaverse ambitions by presenting virtual platform Mesh
Microsoft has announced its plans to turn Teams into its own metaverse in the wake of Facebook rebranding. The company shared the first details about launching Mesh, a virtual platform with 3D avatars, meetings, and other XR capabilities.
Ultima Online lead designer Raph Koster on why no game can be considered real metaverse yet
Raph Koster, famous game designer known for his works on Ultima Online and Star Wars Galaxies, has shared his thoughts on what metaverse actually is and why no video game or any other project falls under this description.
Niantic’s John Hanke wants to prevent ‘dystopian nightmare’ of metaverse by improving real world with AR
John Hanke, founder and CEO of Niantic, has criticized the idea of virtual metaverse, calling it a “dystopian nightmare.” He proposed another concept of improving the real world with additional interactive objects and information using AR technology.