Lego and Epic video games join in to build a kid-friendly metaverse. Their comment noted that the partnership’s venture “makes it safe and fun for kids while providing an immersive digital environment for kids to play in.”
Lego and Epic Games create a Metaverse vault for kids
At this point, each Epic Games and Lego didn’t reveal the specifics of their upcoming metaverse. However, they launched three principles that can guide them in assembling a protected virtual home.
First, they will prioritize the safety and well-being of children at all times. Moreover, their private will be at perfect pastime. Finally, all children and adults can have equipment that allows them to keep watch in their virtual assessments.
Epic CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney said: “The Lego Group has captured the imagination of children and adults through creative play for over a century. We are excited to be part of building a fun, engaging and family-friendly area in the Metaverse.”
“Children love to play in digital and physical worlds and move seamlessly between the two. We believe there is huge potential for them to develop lifelong skills such as creativity, collaboration and communication through digital experiences. But we have a responsibility to make them safe, inspiring and beneficial for everyone,” said Niels B Christiansen, Lego’s CEO.
According to Sweeney, the metaverse is an “online playground”. This allows customers to play video games and watch Netflix movies in combination. Epic said they are running on a “family-friendly” virtual experience that “can empower young people to become confident creators.”
At the time of writing, there is no data on what this new metaverse would look like or when it will be introduced.