Facebook, Nvidia. and Apple aren't the only companies at the heart of the upcoming Metaverse, and it's good not to lose focus of that and keep an eye on a few of the other players from the software and experience side. Since no company will be at the center of a truly distributed and connected set of experiences, we should expect more of these purchases in the upcoming months and years. It's rare that one company would write all of the software, and buying a mature solution is much more efficient than investing in writing something from scratch.

In case you're not keeping track here are some acquisitions we've seen so far in 2021:

We'll be following this up with an article next issue (either one we write or one that another creator) laying out more of these acquisitions and how they add up to even better offerings for creating more immersive content options.

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