The Australian Open (AO), one of the largest tennis tournaments in the world, enters both the Non Fungible Token (NFT) and Metaverse sides of the cryptocurrency industry. This year’s championship will also be held at Decentraland, a leading metaverse coin project. At the same time, fans will be able to get more engagement by purchasing NFT linked to live match data. For details, continue reading Kriptokoin.com .
After the Samsung Australian Open, the metaverse coin project
As the cases of Omicron in Australia increase, the organizers of the Australian Open both to international spectators and to locals wishing to attend matches in person. decided to provide the opportunity for greater access to the public. Therefore, the tournament will also take place in Decentraland. Here visitors will be able to observe the main stadium Rod Laver Arena, explore restaurants and, of course, watch tennis matches. “With this new wave of technology, global tennis fans will have the opportunity to be a part of the 2022 Australian Open like never before,” commented AO Tournament Director Craig Tiley.
Additionally, the organization will release a collection of 6,776 NFTs called “Art Ball NFTs”. Each collection will correspond to a winning shot from all matches in the 2022 championship. Owners will also receive an airdrop featuring images of the spot, virtual wearables, and other benefits in the future. If one of the 11 championship spots falls into the plot, the owner of the linked NFT will be able to claim and receive the physical tennis ball used in the game in a custom handmade box. In addition, NFTs will be monitored by the same technology used to evaluate the in-game scores of matches.
Earlier this week, Korean electronics giant Samsung introduced a new metaverse experience called the Samsung 837X. Powered by Decentraland, the feature will allow customers to attend missions or live music events virtually. “Best of all, you can win limited supply collections of NFT rosedollarseri and Samsung Decentraland wearables to customize your avatars,” Samsung explained.