TV show “The Walking Dead” has entered The Sandbox, a non-fungible token (NFT) metaverse.
Today Animoca Brands announced that it has partnered with Skybound Entertainment to bring “The Walking Dead” to The Sandbox.
“The Walking Dead” joins over 160 existing partners in The Sandbox. It includes Deadmau5, Richie Hawtin, The Smurfs, ZEPETO, Care Bears, Atari, and Cryptokitties. Users can recreate popular characters like Rick Grimes and Michonne in the blocky 3D voxel style. The sandbox is scheduled to launch its first public Alpha for players in summer 2021.
The initial step “The team will give the possibility to get pieces of virtual real estate close to The Walking Dead’s spot in the metaverse, enabling fans and games alike to be close as ever to their beloved brand.” the blog read.
In addition to providing no coder game creation tools, they have a map of parcels of virtual land for sales.
“Our collaboration with The Walking Dead provides a whole new level of entertainment to our gaming metaverse, being one of the most exciting additions to our growing list of well-known IPs that exist alongside user-generated worlds created within The sandbox. Fans will be able to step into an immersive, action-packed The Walking Dead experience as well as their favourite Skybound characters and asset to their very own game worlds,” said Sebastien Borget, COO and Co-founder of The Sandbox.