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Solice project raises $4.3 million from Three Arrows

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Solice is bringing VR to the mix in a bid to compete with Decentraland and The Sandbox.

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The metaverse is set to get more crowded

A new Solana-based startup has raised $4.3 million from leading venture capital firms, making the metaverse a little more crowded.

On Thursday, Solice, a cross-platform PC and virtual reality (VR) game in the vein of Decentraland and The Sandbox, received funding. Zhu Su’s Three Arrows Capital, DeFiance Capital, and Animoca Brands led the round. Others who took part included Alameda Research, Jump Capital, Genblock Capital, KuCoin Labs, Solar Eco Fund, CMS Holdings, Rarestone Capital, and others.

Christian Zhang, the founder of Solice, told CoinDesk that the game will have a native currency. As well as game assets backed by non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The assets will also include elements for in-game financialization.

“Landowners can stake parcels of land for an APY, but there is a small chance of obtaining rare loot while staking.” To upgrade the loot into a unique NFT, users will have to complete a quest,” he said.

Zhang is an industry veteran with experience at Fantom

Zhang is an industry veteran who has worked at Fantom as well as in venture capital and consulting. A studio that has previously worked with Baidu and Alibaba is also handling the VR development.

Christian Zhang hopes that Solice’s new features and industry knowledge will help it stand out in an increasingly crowded market that may be riding on hype.

“Obviously, gaming and NFTs have exploded in popularity over the last year,” Zhang said. “The only issue is that many of the projects out there have a good start, but it’s important to look at a long-term economic model.”

An example of this is the Axie Infinity dual-token system. However, he cautioned that many new projects appear to be “cash grabs”. Adding blockchain features to games that don’t necessarily need or benefit from them.

“If it doesn’t live up to the hype in the long run, it will fade away,” he said.

Michelle D. Madsen graduated from the University of Westminster and has been deeply involved in the world of finance ever since. She has worked as a Broadcast Journalist hosting various news shows and informative webcasts about the financial markets. Since 2004 she has also been writing for MetaNews daily, her attention to detail, and her in-depth knowledge of the financial markets have led her to cover Foreign Exchange and commodities. The world of finance has changed in the last few years with the introduction and rising popularity of cryptocurrencies and the Metaverse. She has in no means been left behind, adding this to her bank of intellect and is now also an expert in cryptocurrencies. For the last ten years, Ms. Madsen has been engaged in the financial market. She has notedly written a great number of incredibly informative reviews for the crypto, NFT and the Metaverse. Her wealth of knowledge has enabled her to become a leading expert in the field. She continues to inform the public writing up-to-date, thorough reviews for the readers of MetaNews as she has for the last decade.

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Anim4rt is a unique NFT project

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The breakthrough NFT initiative known as Anim4rt has set its sights on devoting its efforts to the protection of wild animals and the environments in which they live. Every piece is distinct, exquisite, and exceedingly rare. The Anim4rt team has put in a lot of effort to refine the details, which has resulted in each Anim4rt being somewhat rare in the NFT arena.

“We are in the process of constructing an interactive universe that will enable holders to live the life of the animal, interact with them, and explore the one-of-a-kind world known as the Metaverse.” The objective is to acquire as much of the rainforest as possible so that it can be preserved in its natural state. The efforts of the company will continue until we have altered the globe in such a way that the future is better. Moreover, Anim4rt contains a collection of 10,000 distinct NFTs. Once the initiative is fully operational, holders will have the ability to mint their preferred NFT collectable.

Each NFT contains an integrated narrative about the character, which is stored on the blockchain in perpetuity. There is always opportunity for a narrative that has the ability to transport users into their world.

Users have the chance to explore and engage with Anim4rt Metaverse’s one-of-a-kind species, which is only available in that virtual world

“Once you enter Anim4rt Metaverse, you will genuinely be free to experience life as a part of the natural world, which is one of the things that sets it apart from other virtual worlds.”

The world has been taken over by the Metaverse world, crypto currencies with their blockchains, and the company is reaching the goal of becoming the Prime Animal Welfare Organization that is already using all of these new web technologies 3.0. In addition, the world has been taken over by the Metaverse world.

The most important thing that is going to happen is the debut of the 4rt token, which is a crypto currency that guarantees a rapid return on investment and will help rescue wild animals. Its growth has been absolutely phenomenal so far. To ensure that all financial dealings are totally open and accessible to the public, anyone who wants to contribute financially must do so using the unique 4rt tokens that are required.

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DCC is about to release a new NFT collection

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The Dapper Cheetah Club, a newcomer to the Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) market, has announced that a one-of-a-kind collection of 10,000 limited Cheetah NFTs would be released on Metaverse.

The Dapper Cheetah Club will offer an exclusive introduction mint of 200 NFTs for early adopters in June, prior to the launch. The DCC will provide a tremendous 70% discount on its main website, dappercheetahs.com, during this phase. The collection will be distributed in stages, allowing early adopters to take advantage of the best discounts while the floor price continues to rise.

“The NFTs would also be accessible on the Secondary market after the sale,” it added in a statement, referring to Open Sea, the world’s largest NFT marketplace and platform, which allows anyone to make, sell, and purchase ownership rights to digital works of art using NFTs.

The NFT line was established to pay tribute to the majestic Cheetahs. The Dapper Cheetah NFTs are categorized according to their blockchain rarity

The funds from the auction will be used to safeguard and conserve endangered Cheetahs and assist grow their numbers in India, according to the statement. As part of the proposal, the Dapper Cheetah Club has agreed to donate 7.5 percent of sales to the Wildlife Trusts of India, making India the first country in the world to have seven big cats.

Wildlife aficionados would be able to own digital Cheetah memorabilia thanks to the NFTs. The NFT collection is timed to coincide with the Indian government’s unveiling of an ambitious “Action Plan for Cheetah Introduction in India.”

A unique membership access to a club with developing benefits and offerings will come with the purchase of an NFT. The Dapper Cheetah NFT would act as the owner’s digital identification and unlock digital doors.

The continually rising floor prices, as well as the utilities that come with each NFT, will benefit the holder. The digital assets will also offer their owners with a monthly passive income. It is possible to secure a posh location with a variety of facilities as well as admittance to special events. NFT owners can speak with one another to show off or swap collections of cards.

The NFTs will provide their holders not just exceptional utility, but also security and uniqueness. According to the Dapper Cheetah Club, the club will premiere the Dapper location, The Belair, in phases to present the community with an amazing experience.

The community will have exclusive membership access to a club with escalating privileges including production studios, casinos, and nightclubs as alternatives.

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Sony bets heavily on metaverse entertainment

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Sony claims it is well positioned to dominate in the metaverse, or immersive virtual worlds, which analysts anticipate will disrupt industries and create new powerhouses.

At a recent strategy briefing, Chief Executive Kenichiro Yoshida described the metaverse as a “social area and a live network environment where games, music, movies, and anime mix,” referring to Epic Games’ free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite.

Sony Group Corp. and KIRKBI, the holding and investment business behind the LEGO group, both donated $1 billion to Epic Games’ current fundraising round, which was revealed in April. The funds will be used to assist Sony strengthen its position in the metaverse.

“Our goal is to transform the mobility sector into a new entertainment sector. According to Yoshida, “mobility will be the next megatrend.”

Sony’s gaming, music, and movie activities generated two-thirds of operational income in the fiscal year that ended in March, underlining the company’s transformation from a consumer electronics producer to a metaverse-ready entertainment powerhouse under Yoshida and his predecessor Kazuo Hirai.

Sony’s PlayStation 5 allows the firm to become a metaverse gaming gatekeeper

Sony is a gaming gatekeeper with its PlayStation 5 console, but observers warn that the emergence of cross-platform, cloud-based games, and their propensity to erode proprietary platforms’ authority, poses a threat.

In 2018, Sony revised their policy and allowed cross-play in Fortnite. In-game “V-Bucks” purchased on PlayStation will be transferable to other platforms, according to Epic.

“PlayStation has played a huge role in the social gaming revolution that’s fueling the rise of the metaverse as a new entertainment medium,” Epic CEO Tim Sweeney wrote on Twitter.

With the acquisition of Bungie, the creator of the online multiplayer shooter “Destiny,” Sony has made steps to diversify its portfolio beyond single-player games like “Spider-Man: Miles Morales.” The agreement was made public in January.

“We expect it to be a catalyst for us to strengthen our live service game capabilities… Yoshida stated, “(It) represents a huge step toward becoming multiplatform.” Beyond the metaverse, Yoshida is seeking to strengthen Sony’s position in the mobility sector, with the corporation collaborating on an electric vehicle with Honda Motor Co. Ltd.

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