Augmented reality (AR) adds digital elements to a live view often by using the camera on a smartphone. ... Virtual reality (VR) implies a complete immersion experience that shuts out the physical world.
Virtual Reality is about creating a virtual and immersive environment to replace the real world. ... However, from a development standpoint, VR and AR are pretty similar. In fact, you can use Unity and Unreal (with the help of some plugins) to develop AR content.