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The Sandbox's Season’s Greetings Event: 600,000 SAND Rewards Up for Grabs

Explore The Sandbox's winter event with 60 experiences, claim 100,000 SAND, and enjoy IPs like The Walking Dead. Download now and join the festivities!

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In a bid to usher in winter cheer, The Sandbox has initiated its Season’s Greetings event, featuring a substantial 600,000 SAND reward pool. Notably, 100,000 SAND is available for every participating player. Expanding the reward scope, avatar holders stand to gain 200,000 SAND, while half of the overall allocation caters specifically to LAND holders, offering an added incentive for those invested in virtual real estate within The Sandbox. Beyond the reward structure, the Season’s Greetings event promises an immersive experience, hosting 60 diverse encounters. Recognizable IPs such as The Walking Dead, Warner Music, The Little Prince, Zeptolab, Playboy, Invincible, Gordon Ramsay, and DanceFight contribute to the event's diversity. Players can anticipate a virtual winter landscape featuring snowy terrains and festive adornments, encapsulating the seasonal spirit.

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Scheduled to run for an extensive 43 days, from December 11th to January 22nd, the event aligns strategically with the peak of winter celebrations. This extended duration ensures participants have ample time to explore and engage with the various experiences on offer. For those interested in partaking in the festivities, The Sandbox is accessible for download on PC. However, participation requires the creation of an account, and to unlock the rewards in Season’s Greetings, players must undergo Know Your Customer (KYC) verification and successfully clear an anti-fraud check. Here is some more information regarding the rewards up for grabs and the requirements to participate:

Rewards On Offer:

  • Catalysts only for LAND Owners. Get even more Catalysts after the December LAND Owners Catalysts giveaway Learn more.
  • 100K SAND Shared Pool (Open to all)
  • 200K SAND Shared Pool (Avatar Owners)
  • 300K SAND Shared Pool (LAND Owners)

Requirements To Redeem Rewards:

  • Complete 200 quests of the Season's Greetings event
  • Have a KYC (verified) account
  • For rewards that require to own a certain NFT (a LAND, an Avatar, or any other NFT) you must have the NFT in your wallet when the event ENDS to be eligible for the reward.
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In other more recent news, just two months after their 0.8 release, The Sandbox has unveiled a substantial update to its Game Client, marked as version 0.9.7. This release introduces key elements, highlighted by a completely overhauled UI, gameplay features such as oxygen consumption, fall damage, and buffs/debuffs, along with multiplayer features like rankings and a new metaverse map accessible via the dashboard. To enhance overall gameplay performance, The Sandbox has revamped the engine in Game Client 0.9, resulting in faster loading times and improved camera and navigation functions. The changelog hints at the future, indicating "implemented graphics quality settings segmentation to support lower-end mobile devices." While details on the mobile release are yet to be clarified, it suggests The Sandbox is gearing up for a mobile launch in 2024, possibly outside traditional app stores.

The Season’s Greetings event not only marks a seasonal celebration but also underscores The Sandbox's commitment to fostering an inclusive and rewarding environment for its growing community. With a significant allocation of SAND tokens awaiting claim, this event is poised to be a noteworthy occasion in the virtual gaming landscape. Download The Sandbox now and immerse yourself in the winter festivities!


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updated:

February 20th 2024

posted:

December 12th 2023

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