Starting this autumn, meet cutest new characters to sell LAND in The Sandbox: Pororo the Penguin and Friends! The Sandbox entertains its players with a brand new LAND and NFT sale. This time, the giant decentralized gaming world will bring characters from Pororo the Little Penguin into its metaverse. The popular animations are produced by the Korean animation company, ICONIX.
When does the Pororo LAND sale start?
The Sandbox LAND sale for Pororo will start on September 23rd at 1 pm UTC. According to their blog post, there will be 374 Premium LANDs up for sale. In addition, the LANDs will be packed with colorful NFTs featuring the main characters of the Pororo The Little Penguin animation. The most notable ones are Crong, Loppy, Petty, Pobby, and Harry.
However, the most anticipated drop within the SandBox launch involves a unique Pororo NFT. Unlike the other NFTs from the same collection, the Pororo NFT consists in a single copy. NFT dedicated platform OpenSea will hostd this premium auction.
Jung-Gu Cho, the Media Business Director of ICONIX, is confident in the success of the upcoming Pororo sale in the Sandbox:
“We’re very pleased to be able to introduce our characters and universe of Pororo to the metaverse which continues to gain global interest. By this partnership, we look forward to our Pororo being loved by gamers and creators all around the world.”
The Sandbox and Pororo, a colorful collaboration
In addition to the upcoming NFT launch, ICONIX also confirmed acquiring its own LANDs into The Sandbox metaverse. The company is planning to use these lands to create an RPG game and a digital theme park using the Pororo IP.
Accordingly, Facbros will handle developing the upcoming games based on Pororo characters. Facbros is a popular gaming studio affiliated with The Sandbox.
Furthermore, gamers on The Sandbox can also challenge their imagination by creating original content using Pororo NFTs.
This LAND sale comes shortly after The Sandbox Bored Ape NFT, a release that set a new record for the Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT collectibles.