Unity is buying Peter Jackson’s Weta Digital to help prepare for the metaverse | Engadget

Under the $1.625 billion deal, Unity is obtaining the companys technology division, including its artist tools and engineering talent. Whatever the metaverse is or will be, we believe it will be built by content creators, just like you.Please enter a valid email address Wetas VFX and animation teams will form a separate entity known as WetaFX, which Peter Jackson will continue to hold a majority stake in. Unitys plan is to not only integrate those programs into the Unity Engine but to also eventually offer them as part of cloud-based subscription offering. Unity Technologies, the company behind the Unity engine, is buying Weta Digital. If youre a film buff, you need no introduction to Weta. It has worked on movies like the Fellowship of the Ring, Avatar and Black Widow.
Unity Technologies, the company behind the Unity engine, is buying Weta Digital . If youre a film buff, you need no introduction to Weta. Its the VFX house Peter Jackson co-founded in 1993. It has w… [+1442 chars]