Facebook opens its first retail store to promote its virtual reality idea

Meta (formerly Facebook) has revealed the opening of its first retail outlet in an effort to sell Oculus virtual reality headsets to consumers and commercialize its “Metaverse” augmented reality idea.

Unlike tech giants like Apple, they have retail stores in high-traffic areas such as malls and shopping malls, the Meta Store will open on May 9 on the company’s Burlingham campus, in California.

The shop will contain aarea experimental, where people can try virtual reality glasses, among other products, according to CNBC, reviewed by Al Arabiya.net.

The company has committed $ 10 billion over the next year to build “Metaverse,” a virtual world that CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes will become the standard for work, i social media and games, with the company still years away from achieving tale target.

Customers will be able to purchase Quest 2 headsets, accessories and video chat devices through the Meta Store.

The company’s Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses will be available for trial, but their purchase will be alone in waiting for order online.

Meta also plans to add a “shop” tab on its site web.

“Ultimately, our goal with the Meta Store is to show people what is possible today with our products, while also giving a glimpse into the future with the advent of Metaverse – and we hope to demystify this concept a bit in the process.” , the company said.

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