Animoca Brands and SandBox Lands Numerous Partnerships in Hong Kong

The numerous Hong Kong-based partners have acquired LANDs to build a Mega City in The SandBox Metaverse.

Utulu Hope
January 6, 2022
Blockchain News

Metaverse Gets Mega City

A subsidiary of Animoca Brands, SandBox, has announced its partnership with numerous Hong Kong talents to create a “Mega City” in its unique gaming metaverse. Call it the Megaverse!

The SandBox made an official announcement on the plans to launch a Mega City via Twitter and Medium. The protocol disclosed that Mega City is a “cultural hub,” filled with numerous Hong Kong talents to redefine the metaverse.  Some notable partners involved in the latest innovation include Hong Kong businessman Adrian Cheng and Taiwanese—Hong Kong actress and model Shu Qi. 

“Welcome to Mega City, the latest expansion of TheSandbox map.  This cultural hub is filled with Hong Kong partners from the film, music, entertainment, acting, finance, real estate, and gaming sectors,” the SandBox Medium post read on December 5th. 

The partners acquired LAND Non-fungible Tokens (NFT) to build the Mega City. For instance, Adrian Cheng’s XL Estate (24 x 24 LANDs) will be an “innovation hub of Mega-City.” Cheng’s GBA companies will also be a landmark in Mega City. They will deliver special experiences such as entertainment and exclusive NFTs to the SandBox Metaverse. 

Furthermore, award-winning entertainment superstars in Hong Kong like actress Shu Qi and director Stephen Fung plan to showcase exclusive NFTs. 

Other Hong Kong partners include a leading alternative investment firm headquartered in Hong Kong, Sun Hung Kai & Co. Limited, blockchain-related investment and asset management institution, Times Capital, creator, Little Fighter, famous Hong Kong-based illustrator, Dreamergo, award-winning artist, and music producer, Dough-Boy@BlueArk. 

SandBox to Celebrate Hong Kong Partners 

To celebrate the Mega City launch made possible through LAND acquisition by Hong Kong partners, SandBox will launch a “Mega City LAND sale” on January 13th at 1 PM UTC. The blockchain gaming metaverse announced the news in the Medium post. 

“A new LAND sale is launching on January 13th at 1 PM UTC around Mega City, a new cool neighborhood in The Sandbox Metaverse,” the post read. 

As stated earlier, the partners have acquired some LAND in The SandBox Metaverse and have committed to building beautiful experiences in Mega City. With this in mind, the Mega City LAND sale will feature 61 lands, 95 premiums, and seven estates. 

For more information about the event and sale methods, refer to The SandBox medium article.


What is Animoca Brands

Animoca Brand is a leader in the field of digital entertainment, specializing in blockchain, gamification, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of products. The company is based in Hong Kong, the United States, South Korea, Finland, Argentina, and the Czech Republic. Animoca’s subsidiaries include The Sandbox, Quidd, Gamee, and nWay. The company has also utilized the intellectual property of Formula 1, Marvel, WWE, Garfield, Snoopy, and more. 

Where to find Animoca Brands 

Website | Twitter | Medium | LinkedIn 

Utulu Hope

UC Hope is a passionate fan of crypto who could weave the latest event into sparks of inspiration and information. He leaves no stone unturned to get to the core of a story. Aside from writing, he spends his hours poring over algorithms and protocols, preparing for a future career as a computer programmer. He hodls mostly in Ethereum, BNB, and, Avax.

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