China’s Metaverse gold rush is on but practitioners differ over how these virtual, digital worlds should operate

Published Sep 19 2021 at 2:00 AM GMT
  • In April with virtually no prior programming experience, Richard O’Connell, based in China’s tech hub Shenzhen, was amazed to learn that the first game he created for Roblox made him about US$5,000 a month, after just a short time learning.
  • It was then that the UK expat knew it was time for him to leave his job at the US game-making platform and start a company dedicated to the “Metaverse” – a shared 3D virtual space linked to a perceived virtual universe and seen by many as the future of the….



  • Published Sep 19, 2021 2:00 AM GMT