The video gaming and social media giant Tencent has finally rolled out its plans for its metaverse; Tencent Metaverse!
Tencent Metaverse Plan
Tencent’s CEO Pony Ma let people know about metaverse and said, “Anything that makes the virtual world more real and the real world more rich with virtual experiences can become part of the metaverse.”
Other executives also chipped in with more definitions and explanations on the metaverse. Tencent also shared its approaches and “pathways” to the metaverse. The two pathways to metaverse shown by Tencent are video games and social media.
video games are the most obvious way to create metaverse as it is Tencent’s largest revenue driver. According to Ma, There are several ways to carry out metaverse in video games like highly interactive games, multiple games under one common IP, a unique and common platform or infrastructure to make games.
As for the social media pathway, Ma said that it could be a mega social network that could be, “gamified and supports much more programmable experiences.” James Mitchell, Tencent’s chief strategy officer added.