Animoca Brands to amplify Ubisoft's Strategic Innovation Lab's Web3 initiatives through Mocaverse
21 November 2023 - Animoca Brands, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, today announced that it will collaborate with Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab to support its Web3 initiatives on Mocaverse, the marquee membership project by Animoca Brands.
Mocaverse will collaborate, support, and amplify Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab Web3 initiatives, including Champions Tactics™ Grimoria Chronicles, a brand-new experimental PvP Tactical RPG in which mythical Champions engage in thrilling tactical battles against other players and discover the legends of the dark and mystical world of Grimoria.
Mocaverse is building an interoperable meta experience layer across Animoca Brands' network of 400+ portfolio companies and extended partner network, focusing on Web3 identity, social, and growth in the areas of culture and entertainment. Through the partnership, Mocaverse will integrate Champions Tactics™ Grimoria Chronicles into its Web3 Frequent Player Program as one of the anchor activations for Mocaverse.
Through the Web3 Frequent Player Program, holders of Moca ID are able to earn Realm Points through active participation and redeem the points for exclusive access to both digital and real-life benefits and rewards provided by Mocaverse, Animoca Brands, and partner networks.
Yat Siu, co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands, commented: “Animoca Brands is dedicated to onboarding users to Web3 through gaming, culture, and entertainment. We’re incredibly excited to partner with Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab to drive awareness and facilitate user onboarding by tapping into the Mocaverse program and incentives.”
“We have been following Animoca Brands for a while now, and it is a pleasure for us to take part and support its consumer-facing execution by joining the Mocaverse program from the first season,” said Nicolas Pouard, VP, Strategic Innovation Lab at Ubisoft.
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About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner, a Fortune Crypto 40 company, and one of the Financial Times’ High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023, is a Web3 leader that leverages blockchain to deliver digital property rights to consumers around the world to help establish the open metaverse. The company develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including original games such as The Sandbox, PHANTOM GALAXIES™, Life Beyond, and Crazy Defense Heroes, and products utilizing popular intellectual properties from the worlds of sports and entertainment, such as The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. It has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Animoca Brands Japan, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, Darewise Entertainment, Notre Game, TinyTap, Be., PIXELYNX, WePlay Media, and Gryfyn. Animoca Brands is one of the most active investors in Web3, with a portfolio of over 400 Web3 investments, both directly and through Animoca Ventures, including Yuga Labs, Axie Infinity, Polygon, Consensys, Fireblocks, OpenSea, Dapper Labs, Yield Guild Games, Alien Worlds, and many more. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.
About Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab
The mission of the Strategic Innovation Lab is to help Ubisoft anticipate the future. Both a think-tank and a do-tank, the Lab analyzes emerging technological, business and societal trends in order to identify opportunities for innovation. The team also develops prototypes and pilot projects to explore new areas, in collaboration with internal and external partners. This exploratory role allows Ubisoft to get a head start in identifying innovative ideas and assessing their potential, before eventually integrating them into the company on a larger scale.
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