The Sandbox announces Dubai-themed metaverse launch

The Sandbox is on a massive metaverse adoption goal to build a themed metaverse based on major cities of the world, starting with Dubai, UAE.

During the 62nd True Global Ventures Conference, The COO of Sandbox, Sebastien Borget, shared that the company will be introducing metaverse for Singapore, Korea, and Turkey.

The Sandbox will be launching “Dubaiverse” by utilizing the same metaverse strategy for Hong Kong’s Mega City, a cultural hub and gaming metaverse focused on developing virtual capital for Hong Kong.

The team shared that VARA was the “first client to purchase real estate on the Dubaiverse virtual map.” This attracted many local and international companies to join this project.

The Sandbox says Dubaiverse will be built through local collaborations with businesses in entertainment, gaming, real estate, financial services, etc. to build a virtual cultural hub.

Furthermore, Khaleej Times will become the official media partner for Dubaiverse which will contribute to helping local citizens enter the metaverse platform.

The Sandbox’s COO, Sebastien Borget, shared that the metaverse platform along with Animoca Brands will be launching location-themed virtual worlds in major cities like Singapore, Korea, and Turkey.

Animoca Brands announced they received a $38 million investment from True Global Ventures, which is also established in Dubai, to help the creators build metaverse in different cities worldwide.

The Sandbox has been traveling around the world to promote the metaverse. The announcement about the Dubaiverse was also made at the 62nd True Global Ventures Conference held on 15, September 2022.

As of now, no details about the Dubaiverse have been shared except the partnership with Khaleej Times.

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