SoftBank led a $93 million round of investing into The Sandbox, which is majority owned by Animoca Brands and allows users to build a virtual world using non-fungible tokens, Reuters said. NFTs and gaming are attracting a lot of attention as games like Axie Infinity, a blockchain-based games where participants can earn actual money, have surged in popularity. Animoca Brands is a Hong...
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