The influence of these technologies has given the gaming industry a dramatic boost.
How advancements in AR & VR are changing Gaming Experiences. The gaming industry has changed drastically in recent years. This tremendous growth is mainly due to the changing technologies and the increasing trends of games on Smartphones. Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) have been a part of the gaming industry for quite some time now. The influence of these technologies has given the gaming industry a dramatic boost. 2019 and 2020 have witnessed tremendous growth in AR/ VR – collectively being known as the extended reality (XR). Virtual Reality – which requires users wearing headsets or hardware to fully indulge and immerse themselves in the environment generated by the computer or software while Augmented Reality uses computer or software generated images are imposed on the user’s view of the real world, either via a screen or headset. Augmented reality is a more complex and challenging concept.
What is AR and VR?
AR is an immersive and creative experience that came into existence after the introduction of a virtual world in the real one. AR is a combination of visuals and audio content that is related to the user and his environment in real-time. This facilitates the creation of an artificial environment. Whereas in Virtual Reality (VR) a simulated environment is created which allows the users to experience the best of both worlds. The users are immersed in an experience instead of viewing it while the environment created by the computer acts as a gatekeeper. VR simulates our senses of hearing, touch, smell, and vision. It can simply be termed as the game-changer for the gaming industry.
Together AR and VR have reached the level of sophistication to create an engaging user experience for their audience. Let’s take a look at how the gaming industry is being redefined by AR and VR.
The 3D concept is not new for us. But it has found new heights with the blend of AR and VR technologies. The large cost factors are one of the biggest issues faced by it but 3D effects are a major experience creator for an exceptional game.
The gaming sector has seen a revival after the use of AR/ VR technologies. The use of these techs has blurred the lines between the real and virtual world creating a dream-like state for the players. The games today can add real-time and digital information that makes it a game changer for the game manufacturers. With the introduction of real-time interaction, the gamer’s perception is enhanced, creating better and engaging levels.
Able to create Creative Content
AR and VR have increased the options to create more engaging storylines as it has removed many limitations in creating a remarkable and engaging game. Together with a well-coded game, game developers can engage the players more effectively up to the level of addiction.
Both these technologies have made a revolution in gaming possible. They have helped in creating a realistic reality of the virtual world that simulates our senses and imagination both on an enhanced level. This is how advancements in AR & VR are changing Gaming Experiences.
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