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Big Fan innovate to bring sports into The Sandbox

Big Fan, a fast mover in the sports and esports space, innovates on bringing major sports teams to The Sandbox and introduces them to metaverse and NFT technologies.

Recently launched, Big Fan is now opening up the opportunity for sports rights holders, entertainment brands, and esports organizations to realize the digital future of their businesses through both NFTs and metaverse strategies through technology, marketing, and commercial operations.

The Sandbox, via their connected immersive 3D worlds and game experiences, is successfully attracting brands & IP such as Atari, The Walking Dead, Shaun The Sheep, and The South China Post.

Big Fan and The Sandbox have identified a great opportunity to extend this range of brands together by attracting rights holders from the sport space.

Big Fan’s solutions for sport are enabled by NFTs to provide fans with collectibles that unlock new experiences with their Clubs, Teams, Athletes and Sporting Heroes through their Big Fan Sports World within The Sandbox.

Founder & CEO for Big Fan Eugene O-Brien goes on to say, “We’re delighted to be forming a partnership with Sebastian and the team at The Sandbox. Their innovative solution will undoubtedly enable us to build richer experiences for our sports and esports partners. We’re really looking forward to working together, bringing our rights holders into the metaverse.”

This week will see Big Fan launch its Genesis Series of collections. After months of preparation, this milestone will result in almost 1,000 collectibles released for a yet-to-be-announced sports club, the first of a number of Clubs and Teams to go live on the Big Fan Collectibles platform. To ensure you don’t miss out on the launch join the Big Fan Discord Channel here and follow their Twitter @BigFan_io.

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About The Sandbox

The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is a leading creator of world-building experiences, with over 100 senior staff with 10+ years of experience building and maintaining game live operations with millions of players. The Sandbox is a community-driven gaming platform that will allow creators to monetize assets and gaming experiences on a blockchain, allowing them to benefit from their creations.

Released in December 2020 and building on existing The Sandbox IP that has more than 40 million global installs on mobile, The Sandbox will offer players and creators a decentralized and intuitive platform to create immersive 3D worlds and game experiences and to safely store, trade, and monetize creations through blockchain. For more information, please visit and follow the regular updates on Medium and Discord.

About Big Fan

Our progressive sports collectible marketplace enables fans to collect, trade and engage with their teams and hero’s. We strive to produce leading design, immersive statistics and engaging functionality. NFTs, or digital representations of physical things, are at the core of our technology enabling the Big Fan experience. Once a Big Fan collectible exists in the digital world it opens up a whole new gateway of experiences for fans.

To find out more visit us at and join our community on Discord here to get the latest news and information about upcoming launches.



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