Who doesn’t love Yas Island? From Bollywood celebs endorsing it, to families going there on holidays – everyone has been to or wishes to go to Yas. Well, soon you may be able to experience the thrill of Yas Island – right from the comfort of your living room – in teh ultimate digital-first journey. The Yas Island Metaverse will be a full-featured ecosystem that is expected to be completed in Q1 2023.
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Several entities have come together to launch Yas Island into the metaverse, namely – the Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi (DCT Abu Dhabi), Aldar, Miral, twofour54, Abu Dhabi Motorsport, and Flash Entertainment. Yas Island Metaverse is currently in the development phase, and several metaverse platforms, like The Sandbox and Roblox are helping develop this.
What Can You Do In The Yas Island Metaverse?
Well, if the news is to be believed visitors can actually live out the full experience in the Yas Island Metaverse. Here’s what’s been revealed so far:
- Users can build and purchase digital homes
- Create customisable avatars, thus enabling personalisation
- Enjoy theme park adventures
- Discover cultural attractions
- Go racing at a world-class motorsport racing circuit
- Attend special events
- Golf at premier golf courses
- Attend global events
So by 2023, you’ll actually be able to experience Abu Dhabi’s incredible leisure and entertainment destination completely virtually.