Metaverse is gaining a lot of traction lately, especially after Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook changed its name to Meta as a preparation to enter another universe called metaverse. The eXtended Reality (XR) technology is also rapidly growing since the birth of Virtual Reality (VR), followed by Augmented Reality (AR), and Mixed Reality is the latest development of XR technology. As the XR technology is the perfect companion to support the metaverse and the understanding of the metaverse is already clear but unfortunately, there is a lot of misconception about the types of the metaverse as well as the platform for each type. This paper aims to point out the types and platforms of the metaverse. 49 articles have been collected and reviewed carefully as a quality assessment process, and 45 articles have been selected for further review. This review informs everybody that there are many types and platforms of the metaverse nowadays.