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Unstoppable Domains Partners with The Sandbox

Unstoppable Domains and The Sandbox tap award-winning game studio pros to build the first live competition with a major web3 brand inside the Metaverse.

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Unstoppable Domains and The Sandbox

The web3 domain names and digital identity provider Unstoppable Domains has joined forces with the premier decentralized metaverse The Sandbox and Tuschay Studiosto to launch "Unstoppable Experience", the first live community competition involving a major web3 brand inside The Sandbox.

Co-created by web3 gaming collectives Tuschay Studios and BoopGoop, Unstoppable Experience represents Unstoppable Domains' entry into metaverse creation for the first time, providing users with tools to own unique avatars and digital assets usable across all games in The Sandbox. This partnership brings users into a future where players can interact in real time within a game, experiencing a blend of digital identity and immersive gameplay.

Unstoppable Domains and The Sandbox

The experience features a live multiplayer game where up to four players compete to top the scoreboard by painting the most tiles in the MetaCube with their avatar. In this high-octane contest, players must decide to play defensively by recoloring their opponent's tiles in central battleground zones or to go on the offensive by tapping unclaimed tiles in remote areas of the game map. This strategic element, along with the multiplayer format, ensures that no two games are ever the same.

The game is also accompanied by an exclusive hangout lounge on Unstoppable Domains’ land, offering a unique space for UD domain holders to connect and collaborate. Users will also gain access to a dynamic marketplace to access exclusive wearable items to enhance their avatars.

Unstoppable Domains and The Sandbox

Thanks to this extra functionality, Unstoppable Experience is a prime example of web3 domains’ potential to become an evolution of traditional “gamertags” in the blockchain space, offering players more flexibility and freedom as well as full ownership of their digital identities and in-game items. Unlike existing disparate gamertags that can be used only in a single ecosystem, be it Xbox, Playstation, Nintendo Switch, Steam, or any other, web3 domains can also be natively interoperable, potentially allowing players to use their digital identities and assets across all blockchain gaming platforms.

"We're not just pushing boundaries — we're redefining them,” said Sandy Carter, COO and Head of Business Development at Unstoppable Domains. “This venture celebrates how digital identity can become a dynamic part of the gaming universe, giving players a stage not only to play but also to express and differentiate themselves. The metaverse is the perfect canvas for innovation that reflects our commitment to empowering users with control and creativity in their digital lives.”

As a result, such unique digital items offer personalization and interaction within the metaverse. Each collectible represents various aspects of the player's journey, from achievements and milestones to participation in specific events. These digital artifacts are symbols of the player's identity and accomplishments within the game that enrich the gaming experience and provide players with a tangible means to showcase their achievements.

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This initiative promises to offer a mix of entertainment, collaboration, and digital identity in an experience where players engage in a competitive environment to color and claim territory. These developments emphasize the evolving role of web3domains in the metaverse, illustrating their potential as more than just digital addresses but gateways for direct navigation to user-created spaces, bridging the gap between the digital and physical worlds. 

To craft this first-ever metaverse competition, Unstoppable Domains tapped Tuschay Studios, the creative force behind the Funguy Games catalog, who have received accolades in game development with their award-winning creation, The Floor is Cake, alongside the enchanting world of the Funguys and the immersive experience of games like MetaCube. Unstoppable Experience represents Tuschay Studios' ability to blend engaging narratives with interactive metaverse design. 

“Unstoppable Experience on The Sandbox is an exciting multiplayer experience that fully integrates fun, competition, creativity, ownership, and social interactions,” noted Sebastien Borget, COO of The Sandbox. “We look forward to seeing how this venture will drive new audiences to discover the fun possibilities of the metaverse and drive  more community engagement to Unstoppable Domains holders and their audiences.”

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As an additional incentive, participants engaging in the experience during its inaugural week will receive a free collectible, encouraging early exploration and interaction within this new environment. This marks a significant stride in enhancing user engagement and fostering a sense of community within The Sandbox.

Unstoppable Experience is just the beginning. As Unstoppable Domains expands its presence in The Sandbox, future integrations will further solidify the interconnectedness of users and web3 companies in the digital landscape. This partnership symbolizes a step forward in the evolution of the metaverse, blending creativity, control, and connectivity in a virtual world without boundaries.


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January 22nd 2024

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January 22nd 2024

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