NFTSTAR leads its NFT superstar squad to arrive at The Sandbox ahead of the FIFA World Cup
NFTSTAR superstar teams will be featured in a Global Sports Village experience in The Sandbox open metaverse jointly developed by The Sandbox and NFTSTAR through a collaboration with Smobler Studios, Fac Bros and Web3 company Forj, which includes licensing unique Bored Ape Yacht Club- characters.
SINGAPORE and LOS ANGELES, 14 November 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Prolific Brazilian player Neymar JR., Asian soccer superstar Son Heung-Min and Portuguese football legend Luis Figo will all be featured at NFTSTAR’s new residency at The Sandbox, the leading decentralized virtual gaming world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands.
The trio is exclusively signed by NFTSTAR as part of the multiverse plan to build an integrated global sports metaverse platform for billions of sports fans who also have an affinity for gaming. NFTSTAR intends to engage the global community with regular meet and greets, AMAs, exclusive NFT drops and a virtual sports arena, through a partnership with renowned Web3 brand experience provider Forj, another subsidiary of Animoca Brands.
Abe Rennotes co-founder of NFTSTAR, “We are excited to partner with The Sandbox metaverse as a way to promote our own brand, celebrity and proprietary NFTs. This partnership allows us to jointly expand the community of sports, esports and gaming enthusiasts .”
As a first step, NFTSTAR enlists Smobler Studios, an invested studio and one of the preferred and official builders of The Sandbox for this partnership. Loretta Chenelaborates co-founder of Smobler Studios, “This marks the beginning of an exciting adventure that will include avatars, phygital experiences as well as the creation of a global sports space that will expand into fully playable social hub experiences, including a Stadium in The Sandbox To better realize our vision, we collaborate with our partner studio i South KoreaFac Bros, as well as Forj, a Web3 solution provider that delivers authenticated digital-first merchandise like Bored Apes to appeal to non-sports fans.”
The sandbox metaverse offers players and creators a decentralized and intuitive platform to create immersive 3D worlds and gaming experiences and securely store, trade and monetize their creations. Sebastien Borgetwho is co-founder and COO of The Sandbox says, “Sports is an important part of global culture and as such, it is a pleasure to welcome NFTSTAR into The Sandbox metaverse as we continue to expand our sports-based experiences and activations.”
Harry Liuadds CEO of Forj, “When it comes to user adoption and growth in the Web3 space, entertainment and sports will be among the most powerful drivers. We are excited to partner with NFTSTAR, The Sandbox and Smobler Studios to create a truly unique brand brand. experience in the metaverse that pushes the boundaries for fans.”
NFTSTAR, backed by The9 Limited (Nasdaq: NCTY), aims to build the largest social platform for sports fandom with a Web3 community connecting global stars and fans. The vision is to become a digital brand that paves a new path towards sports ecology in the Web3 world. By building a community that engages with stars and their fans, NFTSTAR aims to house a GameFi and SocialFi playground for Web3 fans globally. For more information, visit www.nftstar.com and follow the regular updates on Twitter, Instagram, Medium and Discord.
About the Sandbox
The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is one of the decentralized virtual worlds that has driven the growth in demand for virtual real estate, having partnered with major IPs and brands including Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Gucci Vault , The Sandbox. Walking Dead, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Deadmau5, Steve Aoki, Richie Hawtin, The Smurfs, Care Bears, Atari, ZEPETO, CryptoKitties and more. Building on existing The Sandbox IP that has more than 40 million global mobile installs, The Sandbox metaverse offers gamers and creators a decentralized and intuitive platform to create immersive 3D worlds and gaming experiences and securely store, trade and monetize their creations . For more information, visit www.sandbox.game and follow the regular updates on Twitter, Medium and Discord.
A subsidiary of Animoca Brands, Forj is at the forefront of NFT technology, bringing together creators and fans from a variety of industries such as music, entertainment, gaming and collectibles. Forj executes each step of the process with a suite of products and services designed to support the entire blockchain ecosystem.
About Smobler Studios
Smobler Studios is a metaverse architecture firm headquartered in Singapore. It is an invested studio by, and a recognized The Sandbox builder. It specializes in world building, brand marketing, IP creation and metaverse development for The Sandbox Game. Smobler Studios is also keen to co-create a diverse ecosystem with a strong emphasis on academia and phygital experience. Recent clients include Mighty Jaxx, 1-Group, The Food Bank Singapore and Tools of Rock NFT. To learn more, visit www.smoblerstudios.com.
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