The Sandbox, a leading virtual gaming world, has partnered with TIME, the renowned news publication brand, to build Time Square in the metaverse. The partnership will see to the birth of the first-ever virtual hub for the art and commerce community specially curated by TIMEPieces.
The hub is inspired by the energy and visual spirit of the renowned neighborhood in NYC. The partnership was revealed by the president of TIME, Keith A. Grossman, during the NFT.NYC event organized by The Sandbox. According to Grossman, the goal of the company is to build a destination that will be the core of the metaverse.
We're bringing @TIME Square to the #metaverse! 🏙️
A virtual hub for art and commerce curated by @timepieces.https://t.co/rzKOK4SIHZ pic.twitter.com/QDgiFPiJvw
— The Sandbox @ NYC (@TheSandboxGame) June 20, 2022
He went further to mention that since the launch of TIMEPieces in 2021, the team has focused on building a community in Web3 leveraging on the extraordinary 100-year legacy of TIME. He emphasizes that the team is happy to explore the metaverse now as they seek to create the architectural design of TIME Square in the metaverse.
The goal is to create a robust and immersive experience with the renowned NFT-based gaming platform, The Sandbox, as they team up to provide a natural bridge for the TIMEPieces’ virtual community, the unique IP from TIME Studios, TIME for Kids, historic coverage & global relationships of TIME, and real-life events of the organization.
What to Expect from The Sandbox and TIME Partnership
According to the team, TIME Square in the metaverse will be an all-inclusive environment offering exceptional experiences to all TIMEPieces holders. It will serve as the special community for TIMEPieces as it provides virtual access to events, discussions, educational experiences, and screenings of TIME Studios projects.
The Sandbox is currently seen as the virtual Manhattan with its vibrant ambiance featuring entertainment, culture, and brands. It is a place where anyone can work, learn, dance, play, connect, and discover new and amazing opportunities. The partnership will bring TIMEPieces as the heartbeat of the metaverse where brands and creators can find expression.
More about The Sandbox Partnerships
The Sandbox embraces the concept of the metaverse being a shared digital space that brings heroes and worlds together to create magic. The brand’s partnership with TIME is another addition to the over 300 partnerships that The Sandbox currently has.
Some of the brands that the game metaverse has partnered with include Ubisoft, Warner Music Group, Gucci Vault, The Rabbids, The Walking Dead, Adidas, Snoop Dogg, Atari, The Smurfs, Steve Aoki, CryptoKitties, ZEPETO, Care Bears, and more.