The new feature uses Augmented Reality and Street View to improve indications.
If you wanted to get a better way of seeing Maps, then Google’s new feature is what you wanted.
Using Street View data and Augmented Reality, provide clearer directions, which will be very useful in unfamiliar cities and you have questions to follow. With Augmented Reality, signs telling you the way and if you have questions about the back site, the Augmented Reality arrow will indicate the path and an image of the street from your point of view.
The feature is still a beta but already exists as a preview on Pixel smartphones.