Gamers who will dive into the virtual world of The Sandbox will also be able to visit a virtual version of the Care-a-Lot Kingdom from the Care Bears. Cloudco Entertainment and The Sandbox signed an agreement to bring attractions, games, buildings and assets based on the 80s cartoon series to the voxelized blockchain game world.
Alongside the games to play, players will also be able to acquire Care Bears-themed digital assets. During the upcoming pre-sale gamers can buy the first batch of these digital collectibles. The 80s brand has recently been revived into a new series of toys and a cartoon series.
“We’re pleased to welcome the Care Bears license into The Sandbox virtual world, inviting family-friendly entertainment brands that our players have grown up with to participate in the next digital revolution where virtual worlds are 100% made, governed, and owned by players,” said Sebastien Borget from The Sandbox in the official announcement.
On September 15th a new land sale will start, and this sale will include assets based on Care Bears. Pricing for these assets aren’t clear yet, but gamers will need to use SAND to buy them. When The Sandbox launches later this year, players can earn SAND simply by playing the game and completing quests.
What is The Sandbox?
The Sandbox is one of the blockchain-powered virtual worlds currently in development. The beta test will launch later this year, but before that time there will be one more pre-sale. During this pre-sale gamers, businesses and investors can buy virtual land with a discount. You can register now to make sure you’re not missing out.
The virtual world of The Sandbox consists out of lands, and voxels fill up each of those lands. Visually it will remind many gamers of Minecraft, as both games have this Lego-inspired look to them. However, players are able to buy virtual land and implement any form of monetization. These virtual lands can become mini-games, adventures, virtual shops, extensions of actual webshops, a space for social gatherings, and so on.
The Sandbox is providing free tools for developers, gamers and content creators. Creators can use VoxEdit to make objects. In addition the Game Maker allows users to create interactivity on their virtual land. The Sandbox will also create a meta gaming experience. Players can for example do daily quests or weekly quests for their guild. This will earn players SAND, which they can sell or use to buy in-game items. This system is called play-to-earn.
Robert Hoogendoorn is a gamer and blockchain enthusiast, but above all he’s a father and husband who moved to another country in 2014. One year later he got in touch with crypto, and the fire really lit in 2017. Professionally he’s a content optimization expert and worked for press agencies and video production companies, always with a focus on the video games & tech industry. He’s a communication consultant for blockchain start-ups and writes not only for Play to Earn, but also other dapp websites and tech magazines.