BAYZ announces partnership with The Sandbox to grow the metaverse in Brazil
As leading metaverse's first partner in Brazil, BAYZ will operate as an extension of The Sandbox
BRAZIL – June 21, 2022 – Today, BAYZ, a leading web3 game publisher bringing the future of gaming to the Americas, announced a partnership with The Sandbox, a leading decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, to help grow The Sandbox in the Brazilian market. This partnership offers The Sandbox a great opportunity to reinforce its presence in the region. Together, BAYZ and The Sandbox in Brazil will bring IPs and brands in entertainment from Brazil to the metaverse, including music, fashion, lifestyle, culture, architecture, sports, celebrities, TV, and media.
“Brazil has a rich and vibrant entertainment culture that we want to bring into The Sandbox to connect more users from South and Latin America,” said Sebastien Borget, COO and Co-Founder of The Sandbox. “We succeed as a global platform by incorporating individual cultures, and we’re happy to have BAYZ as a strong local partner to help us include Brazil’s culture and diversity into the metaverse.”
Effective today, BAYZ will create experiences and effectively onboard new gamers in the Brazilian market to the metaverse. With this exciting partnership, The Sandbox will be hiring a full-time team at BAYZ to grow its community in Brazil and focus on bringing new local partners to the game.
“We are thrilled to be the partnership The Sandbox has made in Brazil to expand its ecosystem in a new region. As experts in the marketplace, we look forward to working together to connect with the ever-growing community and creating regional strategic partnerships to add to The Sandbox’s already impressive collection,” said João Borges, Co-Founder of BAYZ.
BAYZ has become one of the top web3 gaming companies in Brazil since its inception in 2021, having already partnered with top play-and-earn games such as MetaSoccer, Thetan Arena, and Genopets. With a focus on shaping the future of web3 and gaming by building communities to onboard and engage players around the world, BAYZ has also brought in top Brazilian content creators Nobru and Cerol as members and ambassadors of the organization.
“Our main goal has been to lower barriers to entry and help onboard as many gamers to the metaverse. The Sandbox has proven to be the leading decentralized gaming virtual world, having onboarded many exciting games, brands, and celebrities. We are excited to collaborate through our partnership to build new, entertaining experiences that expand to new audiences,” added Matt “MobileMatt” Rutledge, Co-Founder of BAYZ.
Part virtual real estate, part amusement park, The Sandbox fully embraces the idea of the metaverse as a continuous shared digital space where worlds and heroes collide to make magic. In the blockchain game platform, players can create digital assets for unique in-game experiences. In addition to community-created games and assets, The Sandbox has partnered with over 300 top companies and IPs in entertainment to help bring them into the metaverse. Their partnerships include Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Adidas, The Smurfs, Hell’s Kitchen, Deadmau5, Atari, Care Bears, Roller Coaster Tycoon World, and more.
BAYZ is building and maintaining the strongest web3 gaming communities by engaging gamers, developers, and brands to participate in the future of gaming.
About The Sandbox
The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is one of the decentralized virtual worlds that has been fueling the recent growth of virtual real estate demand, having partnered with major IPs and brands including Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Gucci Vault, The 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 installs on mobile, The Sandbox metaverse offers players and creators a decentralized and intuitive platform to create immersive 3D worlds and game experiences and to safely store, trade, and monetize their creations. For more information, please visit www.sandbox.game and follow the regular updates on Twitter, Medium, and Discord.
About Animoca Brands
Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights and contribute to the establishment of the open metaverse. The company develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. It has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, Darewise, Notre Game, and TinyTap. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 340 investments, including Colossal, Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or follow on Twitter or Facebook.