Updated: Fandom IPs coming to blockchain – Smighties
With an increasing focus on fandom and collectibles, we’re seeing a surprising number of consumer IP holders adopting blockchain technology to better engage with their audiences.
This constantly updated list is an attempt to provide a comprehensive overview of what IP deals are being announced.
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- October 2020
Herotainment has announced it’s working with Reality Gaming Group to bring its Smighties characters to the Ethereum blockchain.
Called Smighties Universe, it will enable fans to collect and trade digital versions of their favorite characters, as well as customizing them with limited-edition accessories, and build their own Smighty Hotel with themed rooms.
There will be 136 Smighties to collect at launch in November 2020 via the Smighties Universe website.
- September 2020
The Sandbox has announced a deal bringing the Care Bear characters to its metaverse.
The first wave of this sees Care Bear NFTs being sold as part of The Sandbox’s regular Land sale.
The Care Bears company will also receive Land within the metaverse to build its own Care-a-Lot kingdom, and additional collectibles will be sold in the game’s marketplace when it goes live in early 2021.
A limited number of card packs will be available in November, with the game due to launch on PC and then mobile in early 2021.
Sign up for more details via the website.
- July 2020
Dr. Seuss is bringing its colorful characters to blockchain thanks to a deal with CryptoKitties creator Dapper Labs.
The first product appears to be a collectibles dapp running on the Flow blockchain, in which users will buy limited-edition packs of characters such as The Lorax, Horton, the Cat in the Hat, and Things (One and Two).
Find out more via the website.
Check out our Top 50 Blockchain Game Companies list here.