Meta is including some higher customization options to its avatar creator as a part of the most recent replace for its Quest headsets. With the v57 replace, you’ll have the ability to “superb tune issues like your hair and eyebrow colour, extra precisely alter your pores and skin tone, add make-up and face paint, and in any other case make your VR persona higher replicate the way you see your self IRL,” according to a Monday blog post from Meta.
I don’t have the replace but, however based mostly on a screenshot from Meta (which I’ve included on the high of this submit), it looks as if the replace will add plenty of much-needed enhancements. For instance, within the screenshot, you may see that there are sliders to specify a shade for the individual’s base hair colour and their highlights; on v56, which is what I’ve, I can solely choose from Meta’s preselected colours for my hair. Meta’s v57 screenshot additionally reveals a bunch of latest make-up choices like blush and face paint.
It looks as if there are plenty of good additions right here, and brought with the truth that the long-promised avatar legs for avatars might be rolling out to everyone soon, Meta’s avatars seem to be they’re about to get loads higher.
v57 features a few different updates as nicely. Customers in Australia, Canada, Iceland, New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the US will have the ability to unsend picture messages you ship whereas in VR and within the Quest cell app. The Discover feed, which suggests apps you would possibly like, is being rebranded because the Horizon feed (more likely to higher match the corporate’s Horizon Worlds branding it makes use of for its Roblox-like social app). However in line with the full v57 release notes, the replace additionally removes the power to concurrently solid what you see in your Quest headset to the Quest cell app in your iPhone.