Tencent Cloud– The cloud business of global technology company Tencent today announced that it is partnering with global video game publisher Nexon to step up the launch of its mobile app Nexon Town. The metaverse platform currently available in Korea is a metaverse platform that accommodates currently open halls, campsites, classrooms, and conference halls, where users interact with each other using items and characters from Nexon online games in the virtual world.
Currently, Nexon Town can communicate with fellow gamers based on TRTC (Tencent Real-Time Communications), and real-time video chatting and game item trading functions will be introduced soon. TRTC gives Nexon Town access to features such as high resistance with up to 80% audio packet loss rate and 50% video packet loss rate, in addition to regular audio and video calls. In addition, dedicated line-level ultra-low latency featuring end-to-end anchor latency of less than 300 ms meets the demands of real-time interaction.
Tencent Cloud provides Nexon Town with an advanced TRAE audio 3A engine, energy competition-based room audio mixing, special audio technology, code rate reduction in non-ROI areas, -domain SVC technology, low threshold and fast access, and high concurrency support.
Poshu Yeung, senior vice president of Tencent Cloud International, said, “We look forward to more possibilities that the virtual world platform will open up. Nexon Town’s audio and video services, a mobile app that embraces virtual spaces, will drive digitization and provide support for various metaverse events and functions. It opens more doors.”
In addition to TRTC, Tencent Cloud provides game publishers around the world access to interactive media and communication services, including game multimedia engine (GME), stream services, instant messaging and media processing services. Game publishers build a comprehensive service platform for cross-product communication, interaction and trading for players of different games.
Today, enterprises can provide users with a sense of full immersion and realism in the virtual world through various metaverse-related services provided by Tencent Cloud. This includes virtual simulations, virtual cities and campuses. real-time cloud rendering and digital twin; digital humans and avatars such as hosts, salespeople, and customer experts; Avatars based on real-time capture and face swapping.
Tencent Cloud also recently launched Tencent Cloud Media Services, a new international brand of audio and video solutions built on industry-leading comprehensive and easy-to-use media products that help create immersive experiences. Based on Tencent Cloud’s years of experience in gaming and audio/video, Tencent Cloud provides comprehensive support for enterprises to develop metaverse businesses and thrive in the surreal digital world. Metaverse solutions provide one-stop technology services for various metaverse projects by utilizing state-of-the-art computing, storage, network, and audio/video technologies such as smart codecs and AI.