Roblox launched in mainland China earlier this year, but users there have yet to embrace the platform. Photo: AP Photo
Roblox launched in mainland China earlier this year, but users there have yet to embrace the platform. Photo: AP Photo

US-based Roblox, Epic Games’ setbacks in China point to a splintered metaverse

  • Roblox’s recent investor presentation shows the company has scant presence in mainland China, while Epic Games has pulled Fortnite from the country
  • Metaverse, seen by some people as the next iteration of the internet, could look very different in China than the rest of the world, analysts said

Topic |   Video gaming
Roblox launched in mainland China earlier this year, but users there have yet to embrace the platform. Photo: AP Photo
Roblox launched in mainland China earlier this year, but users there have yet to embrace the platform. Photo: AP Photo
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