- Zilliqa introduced the Metapolis metaverse-as-a-service providing, the primary of its sort within the trade, which can formally launch at an occasion in Miami on April 2nd.
- The value of ZIL shot up by over 150 p.c instantly following the information because the market continues to completely again metaverse tasks together with The Sandbox and Decentraland.
By now, you’ve got heard nearly each different modern challenge on the metaverse (together with a petaverse, which because it sounds, is a metaverse you entry along with your pet). However Zilliqa has managed to crack a brand new dimension – metaverse-as-a-service (MaaS). Referred to as the Metapolis, it’s anticipated to launch quickly and brings collectively a few of the trade’s finest software and gaming studios. The value of ZIL shot up 150 p.c following the announcement of Metapolis.
The Zilliqa core improvement crew introduced Metapolis on Reddit. “Main the cost is the groundbreaking, game-changing Metapolis, which can enable Zilliqa to unfold its meta-wings throughout a spread of verticals and blockchains,” the announcement learn.
To formally launch Metapolis, Zilliqa is holding a VIP occasion in Miami in every week’s time on April 2nd, full with reside music by world-class DJs and sneak peeks into the MaaS platform. Those that wish to attend can win an in-person ticket by writing to the core builders about what excites them essentially the most about Zilliqa and Metapolis. The highest 5 entrants will win a VIP ticket to the occasion, with the highest 10 profitable a restricted version NFT.
What’s extra, the top of metaverse and NFTs at Zilliqa Sandra Helou will maintain a live Ask Me Anything (AMA) session on Wednesday, March 30, answering all questions on Metapolis.
Zilliqa additionally introduced that it had partnered with the worldwide expertise awards app Agora to advertise content material creation in Metapolis. Creators can add content material to Agora and people who obtain essentially the most votes could have their content material featured in Metapolis. There’s additionally $150,000 in grants and rewards up for grabs.
Commenting on the competitors, Helou said:
We’re excited for this partnership as we’re capable of deliver not solely creativity to life throughout the metaverse but additionally open borderless entry for creatives worldwide to attach within the digital world. The partnership between Agora, Zilliqa and Metapolis means we’re on the forefront of internet 3 innovation.
Across the identical time, Zilliqa announced that it emerged because the blockchain of selection for the biggest esports manufacturers – RRQ, Ninjas in Pyjamas, and MAD Lions. The blockchain community will companion with these manufacturers to implement Web3 options akin to NFTs, metaverse activations, and tokenization.
ZIL, the native token for the Zilliqa blockchain was the massive gainer from the bulletins. The token shot up from $0.047 simply earlier than Metapolis was introduced to hit $0.1225, surging by over 150 p.c in hours. At press time, it has dipped barely to vary fingers at $0.1091, giving it a $1.37 billion market cap.