The rise of VR headsets is just one sign that virtual and physical worlds are coming together, but can the luxury industry take advantage of the coming metaverse marketplace?
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The rise of VR headsets is just one sign that virtual and physical worlds are coming together, but can the luxury industry take advantage of the coming metaverse marketplace? Photo: Shutterstock
Daniel Langer
Opinion

Opinion

Daniel Langer

What Facebook and Microsoft’s big moves tell us about the metaverse: VR and NFTs continue to rise, and the US$68.7 billion purchase of Call of Duty’s company Activision Blizzard is ‘nuclear’

  • Headset makers Oculus were bought by the then-Facebook in 2014, and their latest Quest unit is a hit with more than just gamers – now Apple is said to want to play
  • Users can outfit their avatars with a Louis Vuitton bag, Dior trainers or a Canada Goose parka – but will fashion maisons make their brand stories count?

The rise of VR headsets is just one sign that virtual and physical worlds are coming together, but can the luxury industry take advantage of the coming metaverse marketplace?
Photo: Shutterstock
The rise of VR headsets is just one sign that virtual and physical worlds are coming together, but can the luxury industry take advantage of the coming metaverse marketplace? Photo: Shutterstock
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