Blockchain Game “The Sandbox” Sells Virtual Land for $76K

  • The Sandbox gaming world sold plots of virtual land for $76K.
  • $555k worth of Sandbox NFT sales were recorded by nonfungible.com data.
  • The Sandbox has also partnered with well-known firms such as Atari and Cloudco.

The Sandbox, an Ethereum VR game has set a new record sale. Two of its 6×6 estates located right next to Atari and Roller Coast Tycoon XL Estates have been sold for 210 ETH, which is about $76,931.

Amazingly, the selling price of The Sandbox estates is 28 times the original price of $1,400 each. The Sandbox virtual ecosystem allows players to create and own blockchain-based virtual items in the metaverse built on the Ethereum network.

Additionally, this blockchain-based game features Atari games and the virtual Care-a-Lot Kingdom featuring Cloudco Entertainment’s Care Bears.

The Sandbox Sales Records

The Sandbox utilizes Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and its native token SAND. According to nonfungible.com data. The Sandbox’s virtual ecosystem has been the fifth-largest seller in terms of NFT trade volume.

Also, nonfungible.com recorded $555k worth of The Sandbox NFT sales. As of date, the blockchain-based game has seen a total of 42,420 sales worth $2.2 million.

The Sandbox Partnerships

This player-created online world joined forces with video game maker Atari in March this year. Following this, a number of Atari favorites will be available in the 3D Sandbox world. As such, Atari announced that The Sandbox visitors will be able to obtain Atari-issued in-game assets.

Animoca Brands, The Sandbox’s parent firm, also recently announced a partnership with Cloudco Entertainment, which is the owner, content producer, and global distributor of the Care Bears. The agreement brings the Care Bears and their Care-a-Lot Kingdom to The Sandbox metaverse.

In addition to Atari and Cloudco, other well-known firms like Square Enix, Shaun the Sheep, and Rollercoaster Tycoon World have also partnered with The Sandbox.

Startup TSB Gaming, a subsidiary of the firm Animoca Brands, created The Sandbox. This Ethereum VR game leverages a voxel editor that allows users to create 3D assets. They can also develop on land parcels that can be purchased with the project’s native token SAND.

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