Epic Games and The Lego Group announced on April 7, to jointly create new metavers for children and families. It is likely to attract attention to the game and toy flag hands with unknown platforms and contents.
Epic Games, Unreal Engine Development and Game Delivery Platform Epic Games Store Operation, Popular Batro Operation “Fort Knight”, etc. Multiple Games Companies. The Lego Group is familiar with the popular block assembly toy LEGO (Lego). According to the announcement by the EPIC Games, the Metaverse, which both companies can handle, “enjoyable and safely enjoy children and families” as the concept. In addition, we are trying to provide “a tool to help children be a confident creator”. In other words, the user is likely to create content.
Based on metaverse orientation, there is “ROBLOX” as a work that the user creates content. This is a work that boasts huge popularity, focusing on the US children. On the other hand, “ROBLOX” has also been issued that sex criminals are looking for a damaged child, and a criticism is also being criticized that “working with a system to work and exploit” (related articles). Metaverse with Epic Games and The Lego Group emphasizes children’s safety and mind health and rights. The background may also have consciousness as a counterparty to “ROBLOX” of concern.
Throughout the game concert, etc., “Fort Night” is familiar to many users as a form of Metaverse. And many people take in hand and make a creative power. I would like to look forward to what kind of world is born by both companies together.