After the electronics superhuman Samsung disclosed the firm’s upcoming 2022 smart televisions would boast non-fungible token (NFT) support, the assembly has revealed it has opened a virtual store inside the Decentraland metaverse. Modeled from the physical store Samsung 837, Samsung’s metaverse retailer is called “Samsung 837X.”
Samsung Steps Into the Metaverse
Samsung is all about the metaverse and NFTs these hours, as the company has opened a store within the blockchain virtual metaverse Decentraland. The Samsung 837X store is modeled from the tangible location in New York City, and the virtual store will be open to Decentraland visitors for a limited time.
“Samsung’s new metaverse test brings its spirit as an experiential playground for people to discover the amazing possibilities when technology and culture collide,” the electronics fabricator’s announcement explains. The company further details that the visitors will be able to experience the Connectivity Theater, the Sustainability Forest, and the Customization Put on.
Samsung NFT Badges and Metaverse Mixed Reality Live Dance Party
According to Samsung, fans perusing under the aegis the theater and forest can “complete quests along the way for 837X Non-Fungible Token (NFT) badges.” The theater will showcase Samsung word and the stage will feature a “metaverse mixed reality live dance party” hosted by the DJ Gamma Vibes.
“At Samsung 837X, we’re ruffled to tell our connectivity, sustainability and customization stories in a novel way, in a one-of-a-kind space,” Michelle Crossan-Matos the senior vice president of corporate selling and communications at Samsung Electronics America said in a statement. Crossan-Matos added:
The metaverse empowers us to transcend physical and spatial limits to conceive unique virtual experiences that could not happen otherwise. Innovation is in our DNA, and we can’t wait for you all to experience this burgeoning accepted world.
Meanwhile, metaverse tokens stemming from projects like Decentraland and The Sandbox have seen appropriate gains in recent weeks. Decentraland (MANA), the native token for the blockchain metaverse has gained 2,304% year-to-date. Both concocts have seen significant land sales in recent times as well as metaverse lands have been over persuading for a great deal of money.
Samsung’s newly launched 837X store follows the firm announcing that its upcoming animated TVs will boast NFT support. Samsung’s 2022 Smart TVs will come with a new Smart Hub that features a “Ploying Hub,” “Watch All,” and an “NFT Platform.” Samsung has been into blockchain technology for a few years now and has also added crypto notecase support to the firm’s Galaxy smartphones.
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