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Cannes Film Festival enters the metaverse

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With Epic Games’ hit videogame Fortnite, Brut, Cannes’ new official partner, is bringing the world’s largest film festival to the metaverse.

The festival’s famous backdrop will be recreated in Fortnite

The festival’s famous backdrop will be recreated in Fortnite as part of the groundbreaking experiment, allowing gamers to experience Cannes through the eyes of three different characters: a journalist who will father material and conduct interviews; an actor who will do an audition with a major director, participate in a photocall, and walk the red carpet; or a director who will have to find the pages for a script that have been misplaced across the city, send them to a producer, and walk the red carpet. Other quests will be offered, covering more involved topics such as climate change and concerns of inclusion and diversity in the film business.

The virtual experience is one of Brut’s many tech-driven efforts aimed at making the Cannes Film Festival more accessible to a broader audience, especially younger demographics.

“It was critical for us to be able to steer the Cannes Film Festival into a format that future generations would recognize.” The world’s largest film festival should be accessible to everyone, and video game platforms are the ideal way to engage with this generation,” said Guillaume Lacroix, co-founder and CEO of Brut, a value-driven app with James Murdoch and François-Henri Pinault among its supporters.

“Brut has been honing its expertise in these new formats for months. It’s a logical extension of our dedication to new technology for us. “Brut is creating an exciting metaverse in which we’ll play a key role,” Lacroix continued.

With the cooperation of the city of Cannes, Vysena, a renowned French virtual map studio, has recreated an exact model of several parts of the environment, including the Croisette, the Palais des Festivals, and its famed steps.

The maps will boast the ultra-realistic, Brut-style visual and audio universe

Brut will also host a House of Artists during the Cannes Film Festival, bringing about 100 creators from across the world to the Croisette to meet high-profile directors, actors, and agents in small groups. Last week, the digital behemoth announced a collaboration with Emily Yang, a pioneering NTF artist known as Pplpleasr, to host a fundraiser on May 2. The USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, which aims to encourage young female innovators, will benefit from proceeds from the sale of 75 NTFs.

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Metaоni are unique NFTs to be launched

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Meta0ni is the first collection of 4444 0niverse NFTs and comprises hundreds of hand-drawn qualities that are inspired by a variety of traditional Japanese tales. Collectors of the Onis will have access to a wide variety of one-of-a-kind benefits, some of which include premium access to the P2E game, deflationary supply, NFT staking, free airdrops, and a great deal of other benefits as well.

Twenty days following the initial public minting, ten percent of the revenue will be used to sweep the floor price. After that, twenty percent of the royalties earned from secondary sales will be utilized each month to first sweep the floor, then burn the NFT.

Players fight against one another in order to accumulate $SOULS, the most common form of currency used in the 0niverse. The more championships that are won, the more $SOULS holders will have accumulated by the end of the season

“Owners of Meta0nis will receive EARLY ACCESS to both the Alpha and Beta versions of the game before it is officially released, and they will be able to use their own Meta0nis as game characters. In addition, holders are able to wager their Metaoni in the P2E Game in order to acquire additional $SOULS.”

Trading can take place with $SOULS, and they will be listed on decentralized exchanges. $SOULS will be the single and exclusive form of currency that can be obtained in the 0niverse, including in games, merchandise, and other areas.

“To celebrate the successful establishment of our very own community of individuals who have the same enthusiasm and perspective with regard to the 0niverse, we will be releasing collectibles for our people and our fans.”

“Every person who owns a Metaoni participates in a vote to determine which of the Metaonis in the NFT collection will serve as our 0niRep for the manufacturing of merchandise. The owner of this voted Meta0ni will earn a portion of the proceeds from the sale of merchandise in the form of $SOULS on a consistent basis.”

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Tiger Beer released an NFT project

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In order to pay homage to the Year of the Tiger, Tiger Beer Malaysia introduced a brand new product. The brewer decided to collaborate with the Malaysian streetwear brand Pestle & Mortar Clothing in order to introduce an NFT product range.

The Tiger Archives is home to 6,688 individually crafted NFTs, each of which is a one-of-a-kind piece. Within a few minutes of becoming on sale, all of them had been purchased on OpenSea, so it will probably be difficult for users to get their hands on one. The NFTs were modeled after the noble tiger, which served as their inspiration. The other NFTs were essentially variants of the “Lucky Tiger” game, albeit with a variety of focuses and perspectives. Investors who purchase a Tiger Beer NFT will not only be supporting the brand, but they will also have unique possibilities and access to things that are not available to the general public.

It is possible that it is connected to the concept of the NFT collection, which is Tiger Beer’s drive to achieve significant goals in 2022

Because the company made the decision to produce beer despite the fact that some individuals argued that it was a terrible choice, it appears to be adhering to the principle of the brave and daring attitude as a concept.

However, the alcoholic beverage industry has seen plenty of other companies enter the Web3 market before Tiger Beer did so. The adjustment has already been implemented by a few other well-known beer brands. One of these is the introduction of a Heineken-branded virtual beverage into the Metaverse by the company. Even Absolut Vodka has created a Metaverse based on the Coachella music festival.

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FC Porto steps into the sports metaverse

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Today, Upland made the announcement that they will be bringing European football to the metaverse by forming a strategic collaboration with FC Porto. The overall goal of the two groups is to exert influence on the development of fandom in the metaverse. This will comprise a variety of NFT collections as well as a digital version of a football stadium.

FC Porto, the champions of Portugal’s Primera Liga in 2022, is making new strides in the Upland metaverse

As part of this new relationship, the football club will construct a digital stadium in Upland and will also produce collectible NFTs of both the team and its players.

It is important to note that the Upland metaverse corresponds to the physical world. As a direct consequence of FC Porto’s incorporation into Upland, the Portuguese metropolis of Porto will soon become accessible within the metaverse. This indicates that followers will be able to purchase NFT homes that are mapped to their actual addresses in the real world. The development of Estádio do Drago (also known as Dragon Stadium) in Upland will, of course, serve as the primary focus of this endeavor.

There is no question that its NFTs, which will be the first suite of NFTs offered by a European football club, will also be a key lure for supporters. Fans will have the opportunity to gather and exchange NFTs in Upland as a result of this. Even player-owned and player-operated shops on the metaverse’s virtual properties will be a part of the platform’s distinctive gameplay features when it launches.

Excited fans won’t have to hold their breath for very much longer before they can appreciate their team’s virtual activities. In point of fact, the initial stage of the rollout of the FC Porto franchise in Upland is scheduled to take place during the 2022–2023 season.

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