Category: The Sandbox

Tony Hawk Partners With the Sandbox to Open a Skate Park in the Metaverse

Tony Hawk Partners With the Sandbox to Open a Skate Park in the Metaverse

Tony Hawk, one of the most popular skateboarders in the world, is planning to build a skateboard park in the metaverse. The initiative, which will be completed in partnership with The Sandbox and Autograph, will also create voxel representations of the skateboarder as NFTs, that will be able to be used in The Sandbox metaverse […]

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Blockchain Gaming Publisher Animoca Brands Secures $75M — Firm’s Pre-Money Valuation Rises to $5.9B

Blockchain Gaming Publisher Animoca Brands Secures $75M — Firm’s Pre-Money Valuation Rises to $5.9B

The non-fungible token and blockchain gaming company Animoca Brands has announced the firm has raised $75 million from investors such as Kingsway Capital, Liberty City Ventures, and others. The capital injection of $75 million brings Animoca’s overall pre-money valuation to $5.9 billion. Animoca Brands Secures $75 Million to Bolster Digital Property Rights The Hong Kong-based […]

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Square Enix to Reinforce Blockchain Bet, According to Latest Earnings Report

Square Enix to Reinforce Blockchain Bet, According to Latest Earnings Report

Square Enix has announced its new mid-term business plan, reinforcing its blockchain pivot according to the documents presented. The company will continue to invest in key companies in the blockchain arena, including Animoca Brands and The Sandbox, and will also consider other investments in the area. Square Enix recently sold its Western studios for $300 […]

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Gaming Giant Animoca Brands Reveals Ban Against Russian Users, Co-Founder Compares Russia to North Korea

Gaming Giant Animoca Brands Reveals Ban Against Russian Users, Co-Founder Compares Russia to North Korea

Blockchain gaming firm Animoca Brands has revealed the company is breaking ties with Russian users following the Ukraine invasion that started seven days ago. Animoca Brands co-founder Yat Siu noted in an interview that the company received legal advice about the situation and the Animoca executive compared the newly sanctioned Russia to North Korea. Animoca […]

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Square Enix to Bring Dungeon Siege IP to The Sandbox

Square Enix to Bring Dungeon Siege IP to The Sandbox

Square Enix, the Japanese game publishing and developing company, has announced a new deal with The Sandbox to allow one of its IPs to be featured in the metaverse-based platform. The company will bring elements of Dungeon Siege — one of its oldest intellectual properties — to The Sandbox, allowing players to include these elements […]

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As Virtual Real Estate Gets Pricey Terrazero Technologies Provides Metaverse Mortgages

As Virtual Real Estate Gets Pricey Terrazero Technologies Provides Metaverse Mortgages

While the metaverse has become very popular, virtual land sales have seen significant demand in recent times. Virtual real estate has become expensive, in comparison to the prices 12 months ago, and virtual parcels stemming from a couple of blockchain metaverse projects have sold for seven figures. With virtual real estate getting extremely pricey, one […]

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After NFTs, Gucci Steps Into the Metaverse Buying Digital Real Estate on Sandbox

Luxury fashion brand Gucci is making some swift moves when it comes to adopting new technologies like the Metaverse. After its move into the world of NFTs last year, Gucci decides to enter into the world of metaverse by buying digital real estate on The Sandbox platform. This move by the luxury brand specifically seeks to boost […]

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The Sandbox Partners With a Myriad of Hong Kong Luminaries, Plans to Launch Metaverse ‘Mega City’

The Sandbox Partners With a Myriad of Hong Kong Luminaries, Plans to Launch Metaverse ‘Mega City’

The Animoca Brands subsidiary and blockchain-based virtual world, The Sandbox, has announced the firm has made multiple partnerships in Hong Kong, and has plans to create a “Mega City” in the metaverse. Partners who acquired land in The Sandbox to build Mega City include Hong Kong tycoon Adrian Cheng, professional services firm PWC Hong Kong, […]

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Adidas Originals NFT Compilation Enters Top 50 Collections by Volume, Close to $60M in Sales in 18 Days

Adidas Originals NFT Compilation Enters Top 50 Collections by Volume, Close to $60M in Sales in 18 Days

Less than 20 days ago, the German multinational sneaker and sportswear corporation Adidas launched the company’s Adidas Originals non-fungible token (NFT) collection and since then the NFT compilation has surged into the top 50 NFT collections in terms of sales. Adidas NFT Collection Sees Significant Demand in Less Than 20 Days At the end of […]

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