GOTHENBURG, Sweden–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hiber today announced that its Metaverse HiberWorld platform is about to undergo a major upgrade with the deployment of a proprietary, lightweight yet powerful next-generation 3D engine, as well as the use Web3 technology to provide creators and their communities with new opportunities.
The platform’s unique 3D engine delivers dramatically improved graphics and performance, real-time co-authoring where users can collaborate and play together, and an all-new experience that makes no-code creation fun and accessible to the masses. through browsers as well as apps. Through the use of Web3 technology, the platform will, among other things, support digital ownership and enable interoperability, where holders of partner NFTs can unlock and use their assets on HiberWorld.
Apple iPhone users in New Zealand, Australia and the Philippines are the first to try out the new downloadable platform in these first rollout countries through the App Store.
Over the next few weeks, the company plans to roll out the new experience to the web on HiberWorld.com, replacing the initial version that’s been in testing for about two years. To date, the community has created over two million virtual worlds, which already makes HiberWorld one of the largest Metaverse platforms today.
Additional device platforms are expected to roll out over the coming months as the company achieves its goals of bringing creation and the metaverse to everyone through an open, frictionless no-code experience.
“We believe that the metaverse, like the Internet, should by nature be open, accessible and free for everyone to participate and express their creativity without any barriers,” said Michael Yngfors, CEO of Hiber AB. “That’s why we built a web and mobile-first, no-code platform that removes all friction and uses Web3 technology to enable interoperability and support digital ownership. We believe the HiberWorld platform has the potential to power hundreds of millions of interconnected virtual worlds, opening up the metaverse to the masses.
“HiberWorld gives users a new medium with which to create 3D experiences and instantly publish and share them, each becoming a distinct and unique virtual world and presence in the metaverse,” said Johan Peitz, Chief Product Officer at Hiber AB. “As we roll out the platform over the coming months, we will be announcing a number of partners who will both extend the usefulness of the platform and show how we are embracing interoperability and Web3.”
About Hiber AB
Founded in 2017 and based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Hiber is building a universally accessible, no-code, and free web-based platform called HiberWorld that removes all barriers to entry so anyone can create, play, and participate in the Metaverse. HiberWorld already supports millions of interconnected virtual worlds, features a next-generation proprietary 3D engine, and integrates Web3 technology to support digital ownership and interoperability. The company is backed by a number of leading consumer technology, gaming and blockchain investors, including EQT Ventures, Luminar Ventures, Konvoy Ventures, CMT Digital, Dreamcraft Ventures, SYBO, mini-fund and d ‘others. For more information, visit: www.hiber.mv or check out the company’s social networks: Discord, YouTube and Instagram.