Second Life Officially Acquired by Holding Company, Ending Era as Aspirational Startup. 2021 starts with an ending of some kind, as briefly mentioned at the tail end of a New Year announcement on from Second Life management: Another noteworthy development for the new year is that Linden Lab has new owners!
Is Second Life making a comeback?
However, Second Life may be making a comeback due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an interview with Lab Gab in March 2020, Linden Labs CEO Ebbe Altberg said the software experienced a 60% rise in new registrations as countries began imposing lockdown measures. Working within Second Life far predates the pandemic.
Is Second Life appropriate for 12 year olds?
Second Life is generally for adults 18 years and older; however, if you are 13 years of age or older you can use Second Life with some restrictions. If youre: 13-15 years old, you can access Second Life through an affiliated organization and will be restricted to the private estate of that organization.
Can you do it in Second Life?
Unlike MMORPGs, residents in Second Life arent in a game, though there are games inside Second Lifes virtual environment. If you just want to explore Second Life, you can do it for free. A basic membership costs nothing and allows you to create an avatar and look around the world.