The Sandbox to launch Metaverse 'Mega City' with the help of various Hong Kong companies

Mega City is the latest expansion to The Sandbox’s metaverse map and will become “a new cultural hub”.
January 05, 2022 - Tom Peters

Today, popular decentralized virtual gaming world, The Sandbox announced that it had signed multiple partnerships with Hong Kong brands to build a 'Mega City' in its Metaverse.

 

These new partners from Hong Kong’s entertainment, finance, and real estate sectors have been licensed to acquire LAND in The Sandbox metaverse and create virtual experiences for players.

 

Hong Kong tycoon Adrian Cheng is among the new partners commissioned to build in Mega City. Cheng is the CEO of New World Development, executive director of jewellery company Chow Tai Fook, and founder of the K11 brand.

 

Cheng owns a 24x24 LAND estate in The Sandbox that would serve as the 'innovation hub of Mega City.' One of the estate’s landmarks would be the GBA Pavilion, offering entertainment experiences and exclusive NFT drops.

 

Game developer Marti Wong was also commissioned to build the Little Fighter metaverse within The Sandbox. His project would be Mega City’s amusement park, where players can interact with well-known characters from the Little Fighter game.

 

Rapper/music producer Dough-Boy will be responsible for music and clubbing entertainment in Mega City. His BlueArk Land would be a social hub where players can enjoy music, art, and games curated by Dough-Boy and others.

 

Other announced partners include actor and actress Stephen Fung and Shu Qi, Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, Times Capital, and Dreamergo.

 

To commemorate the new development, The Sandbox will host a Mega City land sale on January 13 at 1 PM UTC; players will be able to buy plots of LAND close to those of the new partners. On the other hand, Estates would be available on auction, and Premium LAND will be sold with a bundle of exclusive NFTs.

 

The Sandbox currently has 165 major brand partners, including; Adidas, Atari, Care Bears, Deadmau5, Snoop Dogg, The Smurfs, and more.

 

Photo: The Sandbox

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