The unlimited possibilities of the metaverse have left us with more questions. For example, how do you explain a virtual world where you get to hang out with friends, host parties, meet with clients, and sell digital properties? The most frequently asked metaverse questions sound like this: "What is the metaverse, and how does it work? Is it virtual space or an extension of virtual reality?
If there's one thing these questions reflect, it's simply that the metaverse and virtual reality (VR) share a lot in common — or at least, they appear to. This article attempts these questions by analyzing the differences and possible relationships between the metaverse and virtual reality.
But before we go on, what is the metaverse, and how does it work?