Meta decided to redesign the virtual reality platform Horizon Worlds and expand the range of gaming applications on it – the company intends to significantly expand the audience.
To make the Horizon Worlds VR platform more engaging, Meta opened his own studio, Ouro Interactive, which develops games in virtual reality. The studio’s first game was called Super Rumble and it debuted the day before – the developer has significantly improved the graphics compared to other games in Horizon Worlds. The game will also be one of the first titles that Meta wanted to test ahead of the release of the Horizon Worlds mobile version.
The company has largely updated the infrastructure of the social platform in virtual reality, and there will be a large number of gaming applications in the future, said Vishal Shah, vice president of the Metaverse project and in charge of the Metaverse project. Meta’s priority is to provide a wide range of content to all users accessing Horizon Worlds. The company plans to build an ecosystem and fill it with both its own developments and projects from third-party studios as partners. When the mobile version of Horizon Worlds comes out, the application will become the link between smartphones and Quest family VR headsets.
Meta Horizon Worlds is a digital marketplace for users who want to play and connect with other people, a kind of 3D social network. So far, the project has not won the title of a smash hit: the number of monthly active users is less than 200 thousand. At the same time, Meta is actively pumping funds towards the Metaverse — in the last quarter alone. Core Reality Labs net loss was $3.7 billion, topping $21 billion in a year and a half.
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