ROBLOX avatars are getting a new wardrobe, the VR reality platform said.
On Monday, Roblox formally launched their new Layered Clothing system, according to a new press release by the company.
This new clothing system allows clothing and accessories from the Avatar Shop to fit any virtual body type.
“Users can now outfit existing Roblox avatars with up to 6 layers of clothing, on top of any existing classic clothing,” Roblox said.
The platform, which launched in 2006, specified that in a trial period, it gave 14.4 million unique users acquired some 74.4 million free jackets.
And in that 5-day period, they have already seen over 2,000 user-created clothing and accessories submitted to the avatar shop.
“The Layered Clothing system gives our community the power to create never-before-seen clothing and accessory types, and takes avatar combinatorial possibilities to a whole new level,” they stated.
Unlike before, players can now mix and match a range of body styles and outfits.
The move by Roblox is meant to replicate the way apparel fits and on people in the real world.
Some of the new attire that can be worn in layers include shirts, dresses, sweaters, jackets, and pants.
Roblox mentioned that the challenge of a 3D clothing system is designing attire that accommodates the body types already on the platform and the “wild and creative avatar bodies we expect our community will create in the future.”
“The magic of the clothes in this system is that they can stretch to fit any platform character – from a Classic Blocky all the way to a T-Rex – and it fits nicely on top of multiple layers a character is already wearing,” the company stated.
“This technology tells a remarkable story in itself. It’s exciting to work with visionary people to create a new benchmark in game expression and setting the stage for the future of digital identity,” the company added.
Roblox has been around for a while, and many consider it one of the first “metaverses”.
For a start, it’s a huge platform with tens of millions of users – all living in the same virtual worlds.
Most notably, Roblox lets you create your own worlds and games, and then let others enter them.
Therefore, there are loads of worlds inside the game, each with its own look, feel, and community.
You can play Roblox on Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and Xbox One.
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