PLBY mentioned the possibility of hosting virtual parties with “Rabbitars” at a sublime Playboy mansion, while Axon talked about the growing threat of fraud, theft and other digital crime in Virtual World.
“The metaverse is at the cusp of drastically changing the gaming industry and ultimately beyond,” analysts at Manhattan Venture Research said in a recent report.
Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon said during an investor presentation Tuesday that the company wants to be “the ticket to the supermarket.”
However, while Facebook isn’t the first to adopt the metaverse, one analyst says that the platform’s recent trend towards virtual worlds is probably a big reason why the metaverse has been in the spotlight lately. more.
“The rebranding of Facebook has brought the concept of the metaverse to a wider audience,” said Chis Beauchamp, head of market analysis at IG. “With other companies following suit, it’s clear that the idea and principle of an entirely new world of services and experiences promises a new way to expand revenue.”