Walmart Inc. expands its metaverse presence

The gaming platform Roblox is displayed on a tablet in New York in this Oct. 30, 2021 file photo. Bentonville-based retailer Walmart Inc. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 announced that Walmart Discovered, its new "experience" on Roblox, lets users vote for their favorite games, "indie" experiences and virtual items. (AP/Leon Keith)
The gaming platform Roblox is displayed on a tablet in New York in this Oct. 30, 2021 file photo. Bentonville-based retailer Walmart Inc. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023 announced that Walmart Discovered, its new "experience" on Roblox, lets users vote for their favorite games, "indie" experiences and virtual items. (AP/Leon Keith)


Walmart Inc. is expanding its presence in the metaverse by encouraging Walmart shoppers to build an online community there.

The Bentonville-based retailer said Tuesday that Walmart Discovered, its new "experience" on the Roblox gaming platform, lets users vote for their favorite games, "indie" experiences and virtual items.

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