The Building Blocks of Minecraft Earth: How Minecraft Utilized AR Technology
Minecraft is a simple yet expansive game. The best way to explain the first time you played Minecraft is humble beginnings, and the same goes for Microsoft’s latest technological endeavor, Minecraft Earth. An Augmented Reality mobile game based on the premise that you can build and fight with Minecraft themed blocks, items, and enemies in the real world. Not only has Minecraft Earth revolutionized the way we play Minecraft, but it has made a lasting impact on Augmented Reality.
What exactly is Augmented Reality? Unlike Virtual Reality, which is much more popular, AR takes a real world environment and enhances it with computer-generated perceptual information, sometimes across multiple sensory modalities.