The Sandbox begins long-expected LAND sale on Turkishverse
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. Over 400 partners have joined The Sandbox, including Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Cut the Rope, Gucci Vault, The Walking Dead, Invincible, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Deadmau5, Steve Aoki, SM Entertainment, The Smurfs, Care Bears, and Atari, all following The Sandbox team’s vision of empowering players to create their own experiences using both original and well-known characters and worlds.
The Sandbox entered Turkey in June 2022 and announced the Turkishverse, which had included business partnerships in the fields of cinema, TV series and games, at the "Leave A Mark on the Future '' event held in November 2022. Before a year has passed; worldwide known Turkish TV series Magnificent Century, Love Affairs, King Shakir and other significant IPs such as LC Waikiki, QReal, Petrolig Games, 42 Maslak, Erdil Yaşaroğlu, Hero of Troy, UGC90, Fiber Games, Metahorse Unity, Joygame, Engin Altan Düzyatan, Thisone, Wasistdas, YTU Yildiz Tecnopark, Arcon, Gamerarena, etc. have joined Turkishverse.
What can you expect from Turkishverse?
In a premium neighbourhood within The Sandbox Turkishverse, users can expect meticulously designed virtual environments with immersive experiences, and a wide range of interactive elements as well as having pre-emption rights for exclusive avatar collections or airdrop prizes of their beloved virtual neighbours. Users might find luxurious virtual mansions, stunning landscapes, exclusive social spaces, entertainment venues, and opportunities for creative expression. These areas often boast advanced customisation options, unique assets, and potential for social interactions with other users including iconic world-renowned landmarks, popular TV shows, and even some of the region’s most beloved celebrities who share similar interests.
Having all these premium features and experiences together in a virtual neighbourhood within The Sandbox creates a unique and highly attractive environment. It provides a comprehensive and immersive virtual lifestyle, offering users a diverse range of activities and interactions in one place. This integration of luxury homes, interactive landscapes, social spaces, and creative opportunities enhances the sense of community, engagement, and exploration.
Users can seamlessly move from their luxurious virtual homes to engaging with friends in social settings, participating in events or entertainment activities, and showcasing their creative works. The convenience of having everything in close proximity encourages users to spend more time within the Turkishverse, fostering a stronger sense of belonging and connection with the virtual community. This all-in-one experience amplifies the Turkishverse’s potential to become a compelling alternative reality where users can live, work, socialise, and express themselves.
How to become a virtual neighbour of your beloved brands or names on Turkishverse?
In The Sandbox Turkishverse, becoming virtual neighbours of premium brands involves several potential strategies:
Land Acquisition: The Sandbox allows users to purchase virtual premium land parcels in Turkishverse right next to their favourite brands, names, iconic places, etc. Users who acquire land in proximity to premium brand-owned spaces can become their virtual neighbours.
Strategic Planning: Being vigilant about upcoming land sales, auctions, or releases can help users secure land near premium brand locations as they become available.
Collaborations: Some premium brands might collaborate with users to create branded experiences. Participating in these collaborations could lead to the opportunity to be situated near these brands.
Community Engagement: Active participation in The Sandbox Turkishverse community and attending events could provide networking opportunities with brand representatives or developers, increasing the chances of proximity to premium brands.
Creative Showcases: If users create impressive virtual content or experiences, premium brands might choose to feature them in their own spaces, potentially leading to adjacency.
The Sandbox is well-defined as a platform where users can create and share their own game content. The Sandbox concentrates on promoting Turkish culture, unique geography, history, cultural heritage, TV series, important personalities, brands, projects, and organisations around the world via Turkishverse.
The raffle process for the Turkishverse LAND sale will launch on August 23rd, 2023 at 18:00 (Turkey time). Users are primarily supposed to participate in the raffle in order to purchase land from the Turkishverse LAND sale. After the raffle results are announced, attendants who are eligible to become buyers will have the opportunity to purchase their special LAND on the Turkishverse on August 31st, 2023 at 15:00 (Turkey time).
The Sandbox offers LAND owners the opportunity to be right next to Turkey's famous names, popular TV series and brands by covenanting an exceptional digital experience with modern technology in Turkishverse through their NFTs and avatar collections. Users will therefore have the privilege of earning with personalised sustainable experiences and benefit from the worldwide recognition of distinguished brands.
Sebastien Borget, COO and Co-Founder of The Sandbox, stated the following about Turkishverse LAND sale:'' The Turkishverse has a special meaning for us. We strive to share Turkey's rich culture, history and brands with the world. The Sandbox provides endless possibilities for creators and gamers to create their own stories and share and monetize their games. As The Sandbox, our main goal has been bringing together brands, cultures and experiences around the world by encouraging creativity from day one. Now, with Turkishverse, we trust that we will further expand The Sandbox family together with the players and creators in Turkey.``
Head of Growth of The Sandbox Turkey, Arslan Kiran additionally said:” The raffle process for Turkishverse LAND sales, which offers the opportunity to represent Turkey's most valuable brands, artistic and cultural riches on an international platform, will commence on August 23rd and selected users will have the opportunity to purchase their special LANDs on August 31st. With this sale, you will have the opportunity to be the neighbour of our famous TV series, brands and important personalities, and you will be able to come together with actors and creators from both Turkey and all over the world by creating your own digital heritage with your avatars that you can personalise with rich content. As The Sandbox, reliability and transparency are at the top of our indispensable principles.”
While the players are to build gaming experiences on the Ethereum blockchain using the platform's main token SAND through The Sandbox, they own and can sell in-game assets. Likewise, Players, with the asset generation tool called VoxEdit, may well generate Voxel-based 3D NFTs that can be used in-game, while trading these assets in The Sandbox's NFT marketplace. Ninety-five percent of the income from the assets twisted are offered directly to the creators.
As said by the report prepared in partnership with DappRadar and Blockchain Game Alliance; The Sandbox's trade volume increased by 114 percent in January 2023 compared to December 2022 and reached $1.5 million.
It is evidently conceivable to envisage that whilst The Sandbox carries Turkey to the metaverse by strengthening its presence in Turkey with new business partnerships in cinema, games, sports, culture-arts, architecture, etc., it will also continue standing out Turkish brands and culture in the international ground through Turkishverse Lands.
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 brands including Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, The Rabbids, Cut the Rope, Gucci Vault, The Walking Dead, Invincible, Snoop Dogg, Adidas, Deadmau5, Steve Aoki, SM Entertainment, The Smurfs, Care Bears, and Atari. Building on the 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, a Fortune Crypto 40 company, and one of the Financial Times’ High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2023, 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 original games such as The Sandbox, Phantom Galaxies, Life Beyond, 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, Animoca Brands Japan, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, Life Beyond Studios, Notre Game, TinyTap, Be., PIXELYNX, and WePlay Media. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of over 450 Web3 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.