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How Matrix Would Actually Work

The Reality of Matrix I have been making games for Virtual Reality (VR) since 2017 (not to say I am a pro at this point, I actually started my game dev journey since 2016 but still). Just in few years of making games I learned couple of things about simulated worlds.  Most of us get the picture of how Matrix would look like from the famous trilogy movie. The chance of Matrix being same as it was depicted in the movie is quite low. In the Matrix movie the way simulated world is depicted is incredibly inefficient and also impossible.  Why is it inefficient? Simple answer to that would be, processing power. Imagine creating a computer who would be supporting billions of players at the same time with one to one physics simulation. That sound like a total nightmare to develop or even have enough computing power to support that kind of world.  Why is it impossible? Lets just assume for a second some AI did actually manage to develop that kind of world which supports physics, weathe