Murderer’s Creed maker Ubisoft is arguably essentially the most lively main online game writer taking part in within the blockchain world in the present day. Now, the agency is increasing its attain even additional by launching one other set of NFT avatars for the metaverse recreation, The Sandbox.
Avatars primarily based on Ubisoft’s new Netflix animated collection, “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 through NFTs on Polygon, an Ethereum scaling community, and the gathering contains renditions of traditional Ubisoft motion hero Rayman, in addition to Jade and Pey’j, heroes of the cult traditional recreation Past Good & Evil. Many of the avatars have a futuristic, cyberpunk-esque vibe just 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 primarily based on its Rabbids franchise (itself spun out from the Rayman collection) in February, and offered them for 100 SAND every. That’s solely about $42 value proper now, however was $78 value of SAND again in February.
“Captain Laserhawk: A Blood Dragon Remix” is an animated collection 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 just lately asserting plans final week to do a free Ethereum NFT drop round its upcoming Champions Techniques recreation on the Oasys blockchain. The writer additionally just lately introduced a collaboration with Immutable, the gaming platform tied to the Immutable X and Immutable zkEVM networks.
The writer’s blockchain strikes stretch again years, most prominently with the late 2021 launch of in-game Tezos NFT gadgets in Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. Ubisoft has additionally supported the Cronos and Hedera ecosystems, created a derivative recreation primarily based on the fantasy soccer NFT recreation Sorare, and launched Rabbids as Reddit NFT avatars.
Edited by Stacy Elliott.