The Sandbox Metaverse hits 2M customers, begins Ok-Pop partnership

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The Sandbox metaverse sport owned by NFT funding big Animoca Manufacturers has surpassed 2 million registered customers amid its play-to-earn season 2 alpha launch.

The crypto sport backed by NFTs and its native SAND token has been within the works for roughly 4 years, and the newest preview into the sport comes simply a few months after its long-awaited season 1 alpha launch in late November.

Season 2 formally went reside earlier right now and any consumer is ready to freely discover 35 completely different digital experiences together with a sneak peek of the “Snoopverse” in partnership with widespread rapper and new-found NFT proponent Snoop Dogg.

There are 200 quests that gamers can full to earn an opportunity of getting an Alpha Cross NFT, which can reward the house owners as much as 1,000 SAND price roughly $3,000 at present costs.

The Sandbox is aiming to roll out the undertaking in phased phases shifting ahead, and in accordance with the platform’s roadmap for 2022, a DAO that may give voting powers to SAND, digital land, and avatars holders might be launched subsequent quarter.

A key issue behind The Sandbox already having a robust consumer base in its alpha, perhaps as a result of agency’s lengthy record of partnerships with mainstream names reminiscent of Warner Music, The Strolling Lifeless, Snoop Dogg, and Deadmau5 to call a couple of.

It seems that anticipation for the season 2 alpha launch hasn’t impacted and surging value motion as but, with the value of SAND down 5% over the previous 24 hours to commerce at $3.05. Whereas it’s also down greater than 24% over the previous 30 days and round 64% down from its all-time excessive from three months in the past.

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By way of NFTs, the ground value of The Sandbox’s digital land plots are additionally down 8% over the previous week to sit down at 2.97 Ether (ETH) price roughly $8,100 on the time of writing.

On March 2, The Sandbox additionally introduced a partnership with Dice Leisure to develop tokenized property for the sport that includes Korean tradition reminiscent of Ok-Pop.

“Dice is really embracing the spirit of the open Metaverse by shifting one step additional into The Sandbox by way of its Ok-culture hub, the place it’s actively curating native manufacturers and companions of their principal Ok-POP label and providing them presence into The Sandbox via its personal lands” mentioned The Sandbox COO and Co-Founder Sebastien Borget as a part of the announcement.