Meta metaverse fails to meet internal performance expectations

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Only 9% of worlds are visited by at least 50 people, and most are never visited

Meta metaverse does not meet internal-performance expectations

The metaverse of the US company Meta, Horizon Worlds, does not meet internal performance expectations, according to what The Wall Street Journal indicated this Saturday, a medium that had access to internal company documents.

Meta -parent company of Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp- had the goal of reaching 500,000 avatarsor monthly active users in Horizon Worlds by the end of this year, but the current figure is less than 200,000, according to the specialized media. In addition, most users did not return to the virtual spaces of Horizon Worlds after the first month on the platform.

Only 9% of the worlds are visited by at least 50 people, and most are never visited, according to information obtained by The Wall Street Journal.

“Horizon is designed to be an expanding collection of interactive virtual spaces, or worlds, in which users appearing as avatars can shop, party and work. However, there are rarely any girls at 'Hot Girl Summer Rooftop Pool Party' and in 'Murder Village' there is often no one to kill,” details the outlet.

People can access These virtual worlds of Horizon Worlds through a set consisting of virtual reality goggles and headsets, the latest model available costs $1,500.

A spokesperson Meta's Meta stated in The Wall Street Journal that the company continues to make improvements to the metaverse, which was always intended to be a multi-year project. So Meta will release a web version of Horizon for mobile devices and computers this year.