Meta Platforms Inc is ready to open its first bodily retailer the place buyers can check out and purchase digital actuality headsets and different devices as the corporate plots a course to take its extremely touted metaverse mainstream.
The 1,550-square toes Meta Retailer on the firm’s Burlingame campus in California opens on Might 9, and can characteristic demos for its Quest 2 VR headset and video calling system Portal in addition to Ray-Ban’s augmented actuality (AR) glasses, Meta stated on Monday.
The units, apart from the Ray-Ban glasses, can be accessible for buy on the retailer. The merchandise will also be purchased on-line by way of a brand new procuring tab on meta.com, the corporate stated.
Earlier this month, the Fb proprietor stated it might begin testing instruments for promoting digital property and experiences inside its digital actuality platform Horizon Worlds, a VR platform Meta launched late final 12 months.
Buyers monitoring the house are awaiting the subsequent model of the Quest 2 VR headset, more likely to be launched within the second quarter and broadly seen by analysts as important to the corporate’s metaverse plans