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 Movement and is meant to be a media consumption system “with entry to some informal gaming,” Protocol says. Nevertheless, it gained’t ship with controllers and shall be much less highly effective than the Oculus Quest 2, Protocol stories. The Vive Movement 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 Movement” tagline.
The brand new metaverse house is seemingly referred to as Viveport Verse. In response to a site about the service (which was stay as of publishing this text), you’ll have the ability to make your personal 3D avatar and discover “quite a lot of occasions,” however the house may even have an “NFT Showroom” and user-generated content material “accessible quickly.” You seemingly gained’t want a VR system to go to Vivepoint Verse, although; the web site says will probably be appropriate with desktop gadgets, laptops, cellular gadgets, tablets, and VR headsets.
We’ve collected screenshots of the Viveport Verse web site within the gallery under, 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 as if Viveport Verse might be extra of a sequence of digital worlds of many varieties, maybe much like Facebook’s Horizon Worlds, versus Sync’s digital assembly areas meant for work.