HTC is planning to launch a brand new VR headset this week and can also 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 known as the Vive Move and is meant to be a media consumption machine “with entry to some informal gaming,” Protocol says. Nevertheless, it gained’t ship with controllers and can be much less highly effective than the Oculus Quest 2, Protocol reviews. 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 together with the Move” tagline.
The brand new metaverse house is outwardly known as Viveport Verse. In accordance with a site about the service (which was stay as of publishing this text), you’ll have the ability to make your individual 3D avatar and discover “quite a lot of occasions,” however the house may also have an “NFT Showroom” and user-generated content material “obtainable quickly.” You seemingly gained’t want a VR machine to go to Vivepoint Verse, although; the web site says it is going to be appropriate 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 house would differ from the enterprise-focused Vive Sync expertise. It looks like Viveport Verse may very well be extra of a collection of digital worlds of many varieties, maybe just like Facebook’s Horizon Worlds, versus Sync’s digital assembly areas meant for work.