HTC is planning to launch a brand new VR headset this week and can be working by itself metaverse-like digital world, according to a report from Protocol.
Let’s begin first with that new headset. It’s reportedly a standalone VR headset referred to as the Vive Move and is meant to be a media consumption machine “with entry to some informal gaming,” Protocol says. Nonetheless, it received’t ship with controllers and shall be much less highly effective than the Oculus Quest 2, Protocol experiences. The Vive Move will reportedly be introduced at HTC’s October 14th event, which might make sense, as HTC is promoting the event with the “Go along with the Move” tagline.
The brand new metaverse area is seemingly referred to as Viveport Verse. In accordance with a site about the service (which was reside as of publishing this text), you’ll have the ability to make your individual 3D avatar and discover “a wide range of occasions,” however the area will even have an “NFT Showroom” and user-generated content material “accessible quickly.” You seemingly received’t want a VR machine to go to Vivepoint Verse, although; the web site says it will likely be suitable with desktop gadgets, laptops, cell gadgets, tablets, and VR headsets.
We’ve collected screenshots of the Viveport Verse web site within the gallery beneath, within the occasion that HTC closes entry to it.
It’s unclear how this new Viveport Verse area would differ from the enterprise-focused Vive Sync expertise. It looks as if Viveport Verse could possibly be extra of a sequence of digital worlds of many sorts, maybe just like Facebook’s Horizon Worlds, versus Sync’s digital assembly areas supposed for work.