We reported yesterday on Epic Games selling D2C music platform Bandcamp to Songtradr just a year and a half after acquiring it.
Meta is holding its annual ‘Connect’ conference this week, focusing on all things metaverse. Not to mention a Snoop Dogg AI.
We’re used to finding out about new web3 metaverse startups from press releases or crypto industry websites. Less so from MailOnline.
One of the streaming era’s biggest stars will be performing virtually in Fortnite from 5 October: Ed Sheeran.
Tens of millions of people are spending time in Fortnite and Roblox: hence all the excitement about the metaverse in the music industry.
Talking of virtual worlds… Meta has announced that its Horizon Worlds is expanding beyond VR headsets to web and mobile.
Unity is one of the most popular engines used by games developers. However, new fees that it introduced this week are causing controversy.
Roblox has signed up its most high-profile global artist yet: K-Pop stars Blackpink. Their ‘The Palace’ experience launches this week.
Karta is one of the growing number of companies helping artists and brands do things in virtual worlds and games.
Earlier this year, a startup called Futureverse raised a $54m Series A funding round, promising to “introduce AI to the metaverse”.
Music Ally has learned a new word this morning: ‘sliving’ is apparently “a playful mashup of slaying and living your best life”.
US startup ShapesXR is one of the companies building technology that in turn helps developers to build virtual-reality experiences.