Lego groups up with Epic Games to “shape the future of the metaverse”

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Fresh off the heels of releasing Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, The Lego Group has at present introduced a partnership with Epic Games to develop a secure house for kids and households within the metaverse. No, not Lego Fortnite (for now, not less than).

Described as a “long-term partnership” on the official Lego web site, the plastic brick-building firm is teaming up with Epic Games to “shape the future of the metaverse to make it safe and fun for children and families.” The partnership will see the 2 large firms develop a metaverse house that needs to be “an immersive, creatively inspiring and engaging digital experience for kids of all ages to enjoy together.”

Little to no particulars relating to what this secure and pleasant slice of the metaverse will probably be have been introduced, however it is going to “give kids access to tools that will empower them to become confident creators and deliver amazing play opportunities in a safe and positive space.” We’d wager it’s one thing to do with constructing and creation, however in what type, stays to be seen. The two firms are working to the next three rules:

  • Protect youngsters’s right to play by making security and wellbeing a precedence.
  • Safeguard youngsters’s privateness by placing their finest pursuits first.
  • Empower youngsters and adults with instruments that give them management over their digital expertise.

For now, we will sit up for no matter Epic Games and The Lego Group has up its metaverse sleeves. Whatever it seems to be, it guarantees to be a secure on-line house for kids to interact in one thing inventive. Whether you prefer it or not, brick by brick, the metaverse is beginning to take form.