Metaverse powerhouse The Sandbox decides to enter the physical world with a pop-up in Hong Kong
The Sandbox, a decentralized gaming virtual world and subsidiary of Animoca Brandsdecided to enter the real world with its first-ever pop-up presence in Hong Kong to support the continued expansion of its user base in the city. Located on the fifth floor of K11 MUSEUM in Tsim Sha Tsui, The Alpha 3 Sandbox Workshop will offer workshops led by experienced local design studios, host in-depth Metaverse sharing sessions, and showcase creative video content on large billboards.
By participating in a range of new experiences, Hong Kongers will be able to play and win in tit sandbox for a long time this summer.Visitors from The Alpha 3 Sandbox Workshop who register an account in The sandbox will be rewarded with regular promotions. Entrants will have a chance to win a 1×1 LAND and NFT house created by our metaverse studio as their future home in the metaverse.
“With the opening of The Alpha 3 Sandbox Workshopwe are excited to welcome an even broader group of users to Hong Kong to explore a truly open metaverse and enjoy a new range of experiences,” said Sébastien Borget, co-founder and COO of The sandbox.
“We invited a wide range of partners to share new ways for users to develop avatars – their own digital identities – and interact more broadly so everyone can unleash their imagination and create their own dream in the metaverse,” Borget added.
A packed program of events including workshops led by local studios such as Index Game, Pangu by Kenal, Metalympics and UFO School, is designed for a wide audience of school children, university students, adults and school staff. large companies. Institutions involved in this program include: University of Hong Kong; Hong Kong Municipal University; the Hong Kong Vocational Institute; Hong Kong NFT Association; Rotary Club of Elite East; and many schools and other educational institutions.
Previously in May, cCommunications company PCCW and telecommunications company HKT have partnered with The Sandbox to acquire a Hong Kong-inspired virtual land in Mega city and join the metaverse. In buying a Hong Kong-inspired neighborhood in The Sandbox, the two brands’ collaboration is poised to launch the world’s first 5G virtual mobile network and transform traditional film, TV and music content into a new Web3 compatible form of entertainment.
The collaboration also enables PCCW and HKT to explore new business opportunities, and the two companies have promised to introduce more new-era financial and healthcare technologies, as well as e-commerce solutions, to create an exciting “ virtual “metacommunity”, which will provide an all-new 5G-enabled entertainment experience.
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