Apparently, now it is called a metaverse
The inventor of Second Life Philip Rosedale has decided to task a core team to work on evolving Second Life now that the metaverse has become a buzzword yet again.
Will probably fail, and be copied by Apple, where it will be a huge success
Software King of the World Microsoft is working on its own version of the Metaverse which will feature such evolutionary things like Powerpoint and Excel.
Fears of regulation
Chinese gaming and "metaverse" related shares are being dragged down by an ongoing regulatory squeeze that has engulfed industries ranging from online platforms and entertainment to for-profit tutoring and real estate.