Tim Sweeney: Epic will fight Apple and Google to keep the metaverse open

Online game Fortnite is arguably the closest thing to the metaverse that exists today. Some 70mn gamers immerse themselves in its digital world each month to engage in ‘Battle Royale’ fights. But virtual concerts, talk shows, and the ability simply to hang out with friends have transformed Fortnite into something beyond a game: a preview of what digital platforms could look like beyond the smartphone, as virtual world and real life merge.

Link: Tim Sweeney: Epic will fight Apple and Google to keep the metaverse open
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