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After its launch in December, this week it was announced the number of users that the first metaverse launched by Meta gathered in about three months (formerly Facebook).
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This virtual reality platform is called Horizon Worlds. According to what has been reported by Twitter, 10,000 worlds have already been created there.
According to The Verge, earlier this week the company’s chief product officer, Chris Cox, gave employees a never-before-seen update on user growth.
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Horizon’s user base is said to have reached 300,000, as reported by an employee. Then, says “The Verge,” Meta spokesman Joe Osborne confirmed the stat and said the figure included Horizon Worlds and Horizon Venues users. The latter is another app for attending live events in virtual reality that uses the same basic avatars and mechanics.
In Horizon Worlds, users can use their avatars to virtually interact with other people. It’s also possible to create virtual worlds and own games, according to the platform’s website.
Thus, avatars can travel between worlds created by users, while virtually interacting with the inhabitants of each of these places.
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To use the social virtual reality platform, it is necessary to have Oculus accessories, created by the company for this purpose. Additionally, the experience is only available in Canada and the United States at this time.