Mainbot, creator of the primary instructional gaming metaverse, The Winkyverse, broadcasts its partnership with IMPS, world license holder of The Smurfs.
What’s The Winkyverse
The Winkyverse is a heat, welcoming and accessible realm that appeals to all audiences – adults, kids and households alike. It is a world the place People and Nature coexist in concord, and the place gamers can grasp the significance of cooperation and information gathering in defending the atmosphere by means of an unlimited possibility of playable quests which are equal elements enjoyable, and equal elements instructional.
The universe’s dedication to environmental preservation additionally lead The Winkyverse and Mainbot to abide by the identical ideas of their improvement and operations. This contains constructing the usage of a future blockchain that’s as carbon impartial as potential, the founding of an ethics committee to supervise the metaverse expertise and lastly, the creation of a basis that will donate 2% of The Winkyverse’s income to organizations that concentrate on the atmosphere, schooling and childhood improvement.
The enduring small, blue and ending characters often known as The Smurfscreated by Peyo, will have fun their sixty fifth anniversary in 2023. Identified for his or her education-based values, the Smurfs have served as a car to unfold pleasure, positivity, the spirit of teamwork and ecological consciousness for many years.
They made their entry into the metaverse in 2020, and at the moment are persevering with their journey by changing into the primary partnered homeowners of a land in Pomokata, the primary biome in The Winkyverse. The Smurfs’ possession of this land marks the beginning of a partnership that’s not solely playful and inventive, however accountable as properly.
Public land sale
The Smurfs’ entry into The Winkyverse additionally takes place throughout the framework of one other upcoming main occasion: The primary public land gross sales on winkyverse.io on November 22 at 12PM ET. A earlier non-public sale befell final September and noticed 50% of all obtainable lands bought throughout the first hour. This time round, land gross sales can be carried out in fiat (by way of card funds in conventional currencies just like the Euro or the Greenback), or in WNK tokens (the digital forex used in-game).
“The Smurfs exemplify the collaboration, mutual respect and want to be taught that we goal to create with our in-game expertise. The entry of this well-known model that’s acknowledged and appreciated globally is a crucial step in our improvement of The Winkyverse. Moreover, the power to make use of fiat fee strategies will enable us to render the metaverse much more accessible,” mentioned Boris Kesler, CEO of Mainbot.”We’re thrilled with this new partnership with The Winkyverse. We all know that the Smurfs have a particular place in kids’s hearts, so driving instructional content material is absolutely essential for us. You may play and be taught within the metaverse, what exemplifies the Smurfs higher than that?” mentioned Fabienne Gilles, Head of Shopper Merchandise and Enterprise Growth at IMPS.
Based in Paris in 2017, Mainbot is the creator of Winky, an clever toy robotic companion match for the entire household. Related to a wide range of functions, this robotic affords gameplay that’s each enjoyable and instructive for youths. Up to now, Winky might be discovered in additional than 20,000 houses.
Mainbot lately raised 24.5 million euros to construct The Winkyverse, the primary instructional metaverse that’s immersive, wealthy in experiences and enjoyable for adults and kids alike.
About Peyo, LAFIG Belgium/IMPS (Worldwide Merchandising Promotions & Providers)
IMPS, along with LAFIG Belgium, are the official licensors of the little blue characters ‘The Smurfs.’ Through the years, IMPS has labored in shut collaboration with its brokers worldwide to develop profitable licensed merchandising, retail and co-branded promotions, publishing actions, broadcasting offers, theme parks, dwell reveals and household leisure facilities which have secured the eternal success of the smurfs IMPS is run by Véronique Culliford, the daughter of Pierre Culliford, the creator of the Smurfs, who is healthier recognized below his pseudonym Peyo. Véronique has run IMPS since 1984 and controls with LAFIG Belgium the rights to the Smurfs characters and the Smurfs licensing worldwide.