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Jun 8, 2023

How to Enter the Metaverse

If you’re new to the metaverse, here’s a guide to how to access and navigate it.

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How To Access The Metaverse: A Beginner's Guide


For many, the metaverse is the next generation of the internet. It can be defined as an immersive virtual reality environment in which you can interact, play, and trade with others.


The metaverse's potential is immense. It will impact retail, music, sports, medicine, education and many more sectors. Enterprises like Facebook, Microsoft, Google and others have already announced exciting plans for the metaverse.


According to one report, the market opportunity is between USD 3.75 trillion and USD 12.46 trillion. It depends on the share of the digital economy that shifts to the metaverse. Early adopters stand to gain in the coming years.


If you’re new to the metaverse, you may wonder: how to access the metaverse, and what tools and platforms are needed. This is what we will cover in the rest of this blog.

Tools to Access the Metaverse

The metaverse is still being built, step by step. This is the right time to enter, explore, and understand its potential.


The metaverse comes to life in an immersive 3D space. However, you can get a taste by accessing it via a smartphone or computer. You will need a robust and fast internet connection. A good graphics card and adequate memory resources are also necessary.


For a full metaverse experience, you will need other tools.

  • Virtual reality headset: This is a device that generates 3D images and video to provide a virtual reality experience. A typical virtual reality headset consists of a display screen, stereo speakers, sensors, and touch controls.
  • Gaming console: You can also connect a VR headset to a gaming console. The potential advantages of this are a more immersive experience for gaming and other interactions.
  • Augmented reality glasses: Augmented reality is an aspect of the metaverse that combines the real world with a virtual experience. AR glasses are one way to access this. Potential use cases for AR are for information about retail products, navigation, interior design and education.


How to Enter the Metaverse

Now that you are clear about the equipment needed, let us explore how to access the metaverse.


As a first step, you will need to create an avatar. This is your digital identity. It is a representation of your presence in the metaverse. It can be as real or abstract as you like.

At present, the metaverse is not one unified presence. Instead, it is a collection of various platforms. Each one is designed and built for specific needs. Here are some examples.


  • Decentraland specializes in virtual real estate.
  • In Somnium Space, you can build structures, play games, and attend live events.
  • Roblox lets you play and create games and interact with other users.

Generally speaking, these and other metaverse platforms can be accessed in the following manner.


  • Create an account by providing a username and other details.
  • Depending on your device, you may need to download an app or other software. For example, a VR headset will have its own browser and navigation controls.
  • Log in and explore the platform. Play games, chat with others, and create your own space in the virtual world.

Most metaverse platforms are free to enter and explore. However, many features require you to spend digital currency. For example, you can buy virtual land, NFTs and concert tickets.


To enable this, you need to set up a crypto wallet through a provider such as Metamask or Coinbase. Purchase the relevant cryptocurrency, and you can use it in the metaverse.


The Potential and Uses of the Metaverse

There are several potential use cases and benefits to the metaverse. Many more are created every day.

  • It is a revolutionary new approach to social media, gaming, entertainment, and education
  • It can simulate real-world scenarios, such as on-the-job training or traveling to new destinations.
  • The metaverse is an online marketplace. Users can purchase and sell virtual fashion, real estate, concerts, sports events and more.
  • It is a tool for creating buildings, public spaces, games and online environments.
  • As a decentralized platform, the metaverse can enable new solutions to finance and governance.  
  • In the field of healthcare, the metaverse can bring about remote consultations, virtual support groups, and therapies.
  • In science and industry, the metaverse allows users to safely carry out new online experiments, simulations, and collaborations.

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