A single shard, fully persistent world with user-generated content and an internal economy, many believe Dual Universe is the closest thing we have to a metaverse worth the name, and now itâ€™s open to all.
Even shortly after launch, gamers are already plowing deeply into it, especially on Twitch, where one player even streamed his Dual Universe experience for 13 hours straight. (While he declines to report total user numbers, J.C. Baille tells me that â€œthousands connected at any given time.â€)
Unlike a traditional MMO like World of Warcraft, as J.C. points out, â€œwhere thereâ€™s sort of an invisible wallâ€ of many different shards, someone watching a live Dual Universe stream can log in, travel to the streamerâ€™s in-world destination, and join them on camera.
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Just in time for the long weekend, the Metaverse is here: Dual Universe is now available in open beta. A single shard, fully persistent world with user-generated content and an internal economy, many believe Dual Universe is the closest thing...