Meta Shockingly Admits Its Much-Hyped Metaverse Is Just VR

For a while now, we’ve been hearing so much about the Metaverse, thanks to founder Mark Zuckerberg.

The Meta CEO has been working long and hard in terms of garnering mega hyper surrounding the initiative but today, we’re hearing some shocking statements about it being dialed down as being about just VR (virtual reality).

Seeing this sudden de-hyping phenomenon of the VR world is interesting and far off from what the founder claimed a few years back. And there is no pivot worth raving about as the company tries to lobby against several mobile operators in the European region. The latter want the authorities to force leading tech giants like Meta to pay them for holding their data. They want to fund as they feel the future of the metaverse would need mega infrastructure upgrades to make things happen.

Clearly, this matter is very controversial and the complaints coming forward are not against what the tech giant expected but they are being noticed by those in Brussels.

Just last month, we heard more about lawmakers in the EU mentioning how exploratory consultations regarding the future of networking were on the rise. And then we had people like Thierry Breton who works as an internal market commissioner reveal some sympathy for the cause too.

But Meta does not think so. In fact, it says the argument aligned is nonsense and such fees proposed are arbitrary. Clearly, this is not what telecom companies want as they hope big tech firms like Meta and internet leaders like Netflix and Alphabet need to pay their dues.

In the same way, Meta adds that the creation of the metaverse isn’t going to need telecom operators to expand their capital expenditures so that there is a greater investment for networks. They added how the future of the platform will totally depend on adopting VR technology and all such content of that kind is fixed through the likes of Wi-Fi and which happens to be very well established in most places across Europe.

So basically, there is not going to be any huge difference in the way users achieve product experience through VR headsets. But now the question is where did AR technology go? Is the Metaverse only relying on VR now?

Well, not really. AR technology and its respective devices will end up overlaying technology in the real world in a minor manner and it's going to be another important factor for the metaverse’s future.

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