epa07764499 A view of the new Apple story building in Aventura Mall, Aventura, Florida, USA, 09 August, 2019, where the Apple augmented reality (AR) experiences in Florida was launched.  EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA
Apple is not focusing on the metaverse, but rather concentrating on boosting its augmented reality technology. EPA

Will Apple jump on to the metaverse bandwagon? That's highly unlikely, at least for now