Kun Agüero and The Sandbox partner to activate football fans in the metaverse
The Award-winning Footballer Chose The Sandbox Platform To Create His First Virtual World
The multi-champion football player and global reference in streaming and gaming continues to build new digital communities, this time with “Kuniverse”, a unique space in The Sandbox.
Fans from all over the world will be able to follow Kun's favorite games from throughout his career.
In “Kuniverse” there will be a draw for a trip to Qatar during the next World Cup to meet Kun Agüero.
HONG KONG – October 6, 2022 – Sergio "Kun" Aguero, the former multi-champion football player and current world leader in streaming and gaming, will launch “Kuniverse”, his own space in The Sandbox, a leading decentralized gaming virtual world and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands.
“I am very excited to have my first space in the metaverse we created with Eter Studio inside The Sandbox to play and stream with my fans around the world. The first season of Kuniverse will be full of surprises and benefits related to the 9,320 avatars that were specially created," said Sergio “Kun” Agüero.
The first version of Kuniverse will be released on November 6th and will take the form of a huge stadium with football-themed games, dancing, and even a food truck with Argentinian food, among other experiences. Sergio Kun Agüero will have an active role in the Kuniverse, welcoming users, playing live, and sharing content through his Twitch channel together with other great streamers and special guests.
Play football with Kun and his collectible avatars
Kuniverse will also include a collection of 9,320 avatars, each in the form of a unique NFT that can be used in-game. Holders will be able to obtain exclusive benefits within the game related to Kun Agüero, such as esports tournaments, music events, and a chance to win a trip to Qatar to meet him personally and experience the world football festival in person. The avatars – which will go on sale the first week of November – have five levels of rarity: Football Kuns, E-Kuns, Future Kuns, Robot Kuns and the Special Kuns. Each avatar represents the different facets of Kun's career and its most representative moments. Those who sign up for the whitelist in Kun Aguero Discord will have access to the avatar presale 24 hours before the public sale. Users will be able to purchase a maximum of 5 avatars per wallet, total, to ensure a more equitable distribution among fans.
Kun, pioneer in virtual communities
With more than 4 million followers on Twitch and after the launch of KRU, his successful esports club, Kun Agüero continues to use new technologies as a way to connect with communities around the world and offer unique experiences.
"The metaverse and Web3 open up infinite universes to connect with people from all over the world and build fun digital communities, where everyone has the freedom to build their characters as they prefer," further said Sergio "Kun" Agüero.
“Kun Agüero’s popularity has transcended the global football and gaming communities, and we’re pleased to bring it on next into the open Metaverse with The Sandbox,” said Sebastien Borget, COO and Co-Founder of The Sandbox. “We look forward to seeing the Kuniverse come to life as a creative space full of fun activities, not only Kun fans but The Sandbox community as a whole.”
The idea and production of Kuniverse was carried out in partnership with Eter Studio, a digital creative agency for digital experiences in Web3 and metaverse founded in Argentina by Sofia Englebienne.
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