F1® Delta Time raises 51 wETH (~US$6,300) for Australia bushfire relief and recovery efforts with “Australia Edition 2020” NFT auction
23 March 2020: Animoca Brands announces that the non-profit charity auction in F1® Delta Time, held to raise funds for Australia’s bushfire recovery efforts, has successfully ended on 22 March 2020. The F1® Delta Time unique non-fungible token (NFT) “Australia Edition 2020” race car was auctioned for 51 wrapped ether (wETH), or approximately US$6,300 / A$11,000. All wETH has been sent to Finder and HiveEx for conversion into Australian dollars. 100% of the proceeds from the auction will be split evenly between the NSW Rural Fire Service Association, WIRES (NSW Wildlife Information, Rescue and Education Service Inc.), and Australian Red Cross Disaster Relief and Recovery Fund in order to assist relief and recovery efforts after the catastrophic bushfires that began in June 2019. Those interested in donating cryptocurrency to the cause may visit the official website of Crypto Fire Alliance at https://cryptofirealliance.com.au.
Yat Siu, co-founder and chairman of Animoca Brands, commented: “Animoca Brands is thankful for the chance to help raise awareness and funds for the Australian bushfire disaster recovery with the F1® Australia Edition 2020 race car NFT auction. While the COVID-19 outbreak is obviously the current global priority, in the last several months Australia suffered extensive damage from catastrophic bushfires, and we therefore encourage our fans to support the brave people who have been working tirelessly on aid and recovery efforts.”
“Australia Edition 2020” NFT
The “Australia Edition 2020” is a high-powered digital race car for use in the blockchain game F1® Delta Time, and is also a one-of-a-kind digital collectible. Being an NFT, the authenticity, scarcity, and ownership of the car are independently guaranteed, verified, and secured on blockchain.
The livery of the “Australia Edition 2020'' was inspired by Aboriginal Australian art. The traditional art style represents the roots of the land, reminding people of the value and importance of preserving our precious planet. The livery of the “Australia Edition 2020” also depicts two kangaroos, the instantly recognisable animal symbol of Australia that features on the Australian Coat of Arms. Photos of the “Australia Edition 2020” car are available at https://www.animocabrands.com/f1deltatime-charity-auction.
The “Australia Edition 2020'' performance indices are as follows:
Rarity Level: Apex
Top Speed: 984/1,000
The player who races in the “Australia Edition 2020'' car at the Albert Park Circuit in F1® Delta Time will benefit from a hometown advantage, receiving a boost to all performance indices of the “Australia Edition 2020” race car.
F1® Delta Time
F1® Delta Time is a blockchain game licensed by Formula 1®, developed and published by Animoca Brands. The game consists of a collectible component based on NFTs as well as a racing component utilising those NFTs. The collectible component is available now, and the racing component will launch later in 2020. For more information please visit www.F1DeltaTime.com or join the official Discord channel at https://discord.gg/s6wn7dk.
About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands leverages gamification, blockchain, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of mobile products including games such as The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes as well as products based on popular intellectual properties such as Formula 1®, Garfield, Snoopy, Thomas & Friends™, Ever After High and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. The Company is based in Hong Kong, Canada, Finland, and Argentina. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or get updates by following Animoca Brands on Facebook or Twitter.
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