On Might 9, Meta will double down on its metaverse gross sales pitch by… making individuals drive to California to pattern its wares at a single bodily location.
The uncreatively named Meta Retailer will showcase each bodily product the corporate sells underneath its varied branded umbrellas, significantly the Meta Quest 2 VR system (previously Oculus Quest 2). The corporate’s first retail retailer shall be housed in a 1,550-square-foot area on Meta’s Burlingame, California, campus, which homes numerous Meta’s VR- and AR-specific improvement efforts, and it’ll permit the general public to check and buy any of Meta’s bodily merchandise.
However it’s not a complete Meta gross sales location, as its cabinets is not going to embrace entry to the reams of person knowledge collected by the corporate’s community of criss-crossed websites—although we’ll preserve our eyes peeled in case the Meta Retailer decides to unveil a Cambridge Analytica-themed aisle sooner or later.
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