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The popular VR golf game GOLF+ is getting a mixed reality mini-golf mode that uses real-world space. There will be a selection of ready-made courses and the ability to create your own. Custom courses can be shared and rated among players, and a local multiplayer is also planned. The new mixed reality mode will be exclusive to Quest 3 and will be part of the main game. The mode is scheduled for release before Christmas. Developer GolfScope Inc. is currently working on a way to automatically generate courses based on physical rooms, but cannot yet confirm whether this feature can be realized.
Snapchat and NYX Professional Makeup have launched an AR filter called "Beauty Bestie" that doubles as a shopping tool. It allows users to try out makeup looks and purchase matching products on the NYX website. The filter adapts to the user's preferences and recommends more personalized looks over time. New customizable looks from NYX makeup artists will also appear daily. Also planned for this winter is a feature that will allow users to scan a product with their mobile phone camera to see a matching tutorial video.
DJ Aphex Twin has released an augmented reality app called YXBoZXh0d2lu that interactively visualizes his new EP "Blackbox Life Recorder 21f / in a room7 F760" with 3D objects. Users scan the physical packaging to unlock various AR experiences based on individual tracks. The app is available for free for iOS and Android and was developed in collaboration with Studio KALKUL, Weirdcore and Warp Records.