There is no going back and in the future we will be surrounded by metaverses. The new virtual concept wants to be led by Microsoft directed for its most iconic Xbox franchises. On the other hand, Nintendo is still not clear about its usefulness and Krafton has already announced its plans to start down this road.
Now, the one who just joined the party is not just anyone. The famous creators of the hit Genshin Impact, MiHoyo, have announced HoYoverse, a name that leaves little room for doubt. Indeed, we are talking about a metaverse with which to expand the main brands of the Chinese company.
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The purpose is “to create and offer an immersive virtual world experience”, a task that they believe they can do thanks to developments in parallel fields such as the virtual character Lumi and the N0va desktop application . This combination allows you to use live wallpapers with the avatar of the young woman in 3D. Haoyu Cai, co-founder and CEO of HoYoverse , explains his vision for this project:
“Our mission in establishing HoYoverse is to create a vast, content-driven virtual world that integrates games, anime, and other types of entertainment, which will provide players with a high level of freedom and immersion”
It is precisely in this area that long-term research related to artificial intelligence or cloud computing will innovate. All this to guarantee sufficient content creation in HoYoverse when it arrives, since it still doesn’t have a date. What does have a day marked on the calendar is update 2.5 of Genshin Impact, which will fill us with new content.