Murderer’s Creed maker Ubisoft is arguably probably the most lively main online game writer taking part in within the blockchain world immediately. Now, the agency is increasing its attain even additional by launching one other set of NFT avatars for the metaverse sport, The Sandbox.
Avatars based mostly on Ubisoft’s new Netflix animated sequence, “Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix,” can be added to The Sandbox. And because the adults-oriented present itself mashes up characters and franchises from Ubisoft’s historical past, so too will the avatar assortment.
A complete of 1,866 distinctive participant avatars can be launched by way of NFTs on Polygon, an Ethereum scaling community, and the gathering consists of renditions of traditional Ubisoft motion hero Rayman, in addition to Jade and Pey’j, heroes of the cult traditional sport Past Good & Evil. A lot of the avatars have a futuristic, cyberpunk-esque vibe much like that of the present.
It’s not but identified how a lot The Sandbox and Ubisoft will cost for the avatars, however the mint is scheduled for November 29.
Ubisoft beforehand launched Sandbox avatars based mostly on its Rabbids franchise (itself spun out from the Rayman sequence) in February, and offered them for 100 SAND every. That’s solely about $42 price proper now, however was $78 price of SAND again in February.
The yr is 1992, welcome to Eden 📼 To have a good time the launch of Captain Laserhawk Blood Dragon on Netflix, Ubisoft and The Sandbox have teamed as much as permit gamers to enter the metaverse as @EdenOnline_exe residents in an unique avatar assortment!https://t.co/IV5Yoa2wQm
— The Sandbox (@TheSandboxGame) November 20, 2023
“Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix” is an animated sequence spun out from the sport Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, but it surely brings in characters from and makes references to a complete host of Ubisoft franchises, together with Murderer’s Creed, Splinter Cell, and Ghost Recon.
Ubisoft has been closely lively within the Web3 world, most lately asserting plans final week to do a free Ethereum NFT drop round its upcoming Champions Techniques sport on the Oasys blockchain. The writer additionally lately introduced a collaboration with Immutable, the gaming platform tied to the Immutable X and Immutable zkEVM networks.
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The writer’s blockchain strikes stretch again years, most prominently with the late 2021 launch of in-game Tezos NFT objects in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. Ubisoft has additionally supported the Cronos and Hedera ecosystems, created a by-product sport based mostly on the fantasy soccer NFT sport Sorare, and launched Rabbids as Reddit NFT avatars.
Edited by Stacy Elliott.