Enter the afterlife in model, Solana NFT recreation demo hits Epic retailer and extra

The corporate behind the Spartan Race has launched a nonfungible token (NFT) assortment which can immortalize the names of the preliminary holders in stone, with plans to construct a 35-foot (10.5 meter) statue in Historical Sparta encircled with 15,000 name-engraved stones.

Spartan founder and CEO Joe De Sena plans to bury his ashes below his stone on the web site dubbed the “Spartan 300 Memorial” which can pay homage to the traditional Battle of Thermopylae through which 300 Spartans had been killed.

Of the 15,000 NFTs, 300 might be “Tremendous Uncommon” with holders of that NFT sort given the choice of spreading their ashes over the memorial after their demise, which might see it turn into one of many first collections to grant somebody a closing resting place.

House owners can promote their NFT on markets reminiscent of OpenSea, however it’s unclear if this burial perk is transferred to the brand new proprietor.

The passes promote for $3,000 and allow holders as much as 9 years of limitless entry to all Spartan model occasions, together with its 70-hour lengthy “Dying Race” and its “Powerful Mudder” impediment race together with unique merch drops.

NFT holders can even be granted entry to an unique yearly occasion through which they’ll practice with professional athletes together with testing the health manufacturers’ merchandise and obstacles.

Limitless entry to Spartan occasions hinges on the NFT holder attending three of the unique occasions to unlock the following three years of entry, though Spartan says it’s going to make concessions.

Star Atlas — Solana NFT recreation launches demo on Epic Video games retailer

Solana (SOL) primarily based NFT recreation Star Atlas has launched its first playable demo on Sept. 29 by means of the Epic Video games retailer for house owners of its NFTs, permitting them to view in-game autos they’ve bought inside the video games’ setting.

Star Atlas is an open-world house exploration technique recreation set within the yr 2620 through which gamers should purchase and promote NFTs consultant of autos reminiscent of spaceships, gamers additionally mine for assets to promote on the in-game market and be part of political factions.

The “Showroom” pre-alpha demo is powered by the Unreal Engine 5, a 3D creation software launched in April by Epic Video games recognized for its flagship Fortnite title, a recreation which makes use of the fifth iteration of the Unreal Engine.

The Star Atlas builders additionally launched an open supply software, The Basis Software program Growth Equipment (F-KIT), which permits Unreal Engine 5 builders to extra simply combine their titles into the Solana blockchain.

Construct-A-Bear enters Web3

Stuffed animal retailer Construct-A-Bear Workshop is getting into Web3, partnering with NFT market Candy to launch its first NFT assortment in celebration of its twenty fifth yr in enterprise.

The NFTs might be minted on the Polygon (MATIC) blockchain and can start with the October public sale of a bodily and digital bundle which features a distinctive bodily teddy bear studded with Swarovski crystals together with its NFT counterpart.

A second November public sale will supply 5 silver teddy bear NFTs additionally accompanied by matching bodily counterparts earlier than a December launch of 5,000 NFTs are made out there for public mint.

Sale of uncommon CryptoPunk marks fourth-highest in assortment

A uncommon CryptoPunk has offered on NFT market OpenSea for 3,300 Ethereum (ETH) price over $4.4 million to an nameless purchaser on Sept. 28 marking the fourth-highest sale when it comes to ETH spent based on knowledge from DappRadar.

Associated: NFT buying and selling quantity plunges 98% from January regardless of rise in adoption

CryptoPunk #2924 options uncommon attributes reminiscent of being an “ape” sort, of which solely 24 exist within the 10,000 robust assortment, it additionally has one “accent”, that being it incorporates a hoodie that are each a rarity within the assortment, it’s the solely “ape” to characteristic a hoodie.

The most costly CryptoPunk ever offered was bought for 124,457 ETH, price over $530 million on the time of buy in Oct. 2021

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Warner Music Group introduced a partnership with NFT market OpenSea to permit choose artists to launch NFT collections on customizable and devoted touchdown pages to construct their Web3 presence.

Fb and Instagram customers in 100 international locations can join their crypto wallets to put up and share NFTs throughout each platforms with mum or dad firm Meta supporting digital property from the Ethereum, Polygon and Stream blockchains.