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Manticore Games, developer of the Core Games platform, has teamed up with developer MekaVerse on a new collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

They’re collaborating on MekaVerse’s Meka-Drivers collection, where the NFTs will deliver real utility for the buyers in the game, the companies said.

Players can turn their 2D PFPs (or 2D images that are usually a reason for people to criticize NFTs as having no value) into fully customizable and playable 3D avatars in the Core Games platform, home to more than 50,000 games, live events, concerts and more.

MekaVerse is building a world inside Core Games.

The collection is minting tomorrow today at 11 a.m. Pacific time with the full reveal of the 8,888 piece collection coming next week.


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“The goal of our collections has always been to build a thriving community, and to maximize the value of owning an NFT in new and innovative ways,” said Mattey, art director of MekaVerse, in a statement. “Seeing our Drivers not only come to life beautifully in Core, but also walking, running, jumping, flying, swimming, fighting – this is the exact type of collaboration our community has been waiting for.”

MekaVerse is launching a new NFT collection, Meka-Drivers today. They previously released Mekas (robot mechs) and Bots (pets). This time, 8,888 unique Meka-Drivers will go on sale, and owners will be able to see their specific 2D PFP come to 3D life in Core as fully playable avatars that can run, jump, fly, swim, fight, and be customized further.

A MekaVerse character.

“The future of NFTs has been hotly debated,” said Frederic Descamps, CEO of Manticore Games, in a statement. “Our collaboration with MekaVerse is a truly spectacular and bold example of the new generation of interactive utility for NFTs. We’re giving MekaVerse Driver owners immediate tangible benefits beyond NFT ownership, with an immersive, interactive, multiplayer and fun experience in Core.”

Meka-Driver owners will be able to see their unique 2D NFT transformed and fully realized as beautifully rendered, 3D characters playable in Core, the metaverse platform with user-generated content tools that have helped users create more than 50,000 games.

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