Virtual reality—characterized by persistent virtual worlds that continue to exist even when you’re not playing—as well as augmented reality that combines aspects of the digital and physical worlds.
- Augmented Reality (AR). An interactive experience that combines a real-world environment and computer-generated content.
- Mixed Reality (MR). The merging of a real-world environment and a computer-generated one. Physical and virtual objects may co-exist in mixed reality environments and interact in real time.
- Virtual Reality (VR). A simulated experience that can be similar to or completely different from the real world.
- Extended Reality (XR). Family of technologies also known as Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), and Mixed Reality (MR).