The Metaverse is a collective virtual shared space, created by the convergence of virtually enhanced physical reality and physically persistent virtual space, including the sum of all virtual worlds, augmented reality, and the Internet.
Total virtual reality did not seem far away. In fact, the internet technology of the 1990s gave us the first taste of what a metaverse might be like. … A key feature of the metaverse is that it’s persistent. When you are logged out, the virtual world continues without you just as the real world does.