Will the Metaverse Be Entertaining? Ask South Korea.

January 30, 2023

This, some say, is the future of entertainment in the metaverse, brought to you by South Korea, the world’s testing ground for all things technological. Countries like South Korea “are often looked at like a test bed for how the future is going to pan out,” Mr. Wallenstein said. Government backing for new technologies has paid off for South Korea in the past. Pengsoo, a blunt-talking penguin mascot popular in South Korea, is one of the judges. Ask South Korea.