By Shiela Bertillo
Popular MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB) announced its partnership with Binance, a cryptocurrency platform, and NFT (non-fungible token) distributor NFKings to launch its first-ever NFT collection: The Aspirants Mystery Box. The sale of the game’s NFT starts today, January 19.
The NFT collection, which features two heroes from the MLBB, Layla and Fanny, offers 12 unique mystery boxes of 4 different grades, each containing a digital figurine and exclusive animations of the character. The four different rarities are classified as; N, R, SR and SSR.
The collection consists of 25,000 boxes, with players being limited to purchasing only up to 100 boxes each. Each mystery box also comes with a chance to win great in-game and cryptocurrency-based prizes, depending on the rarity of their particular NFT.
The prizes are indicated below:
- Collect 1 SSR NFT to qualify for the “Miss Hikari” or “Blade of Kibou” in-game skins
- Collect 2 different SR NFTs to qualify for the “Bunny Babe” or “Lightborn Ranger” in-game skins
- Collect 1 SR NFT to qualify for “Lifeguard” or “S.A.B.E.R. Breacher” in-game skins
- Collect 1 N, 1 R, 1 SR and 1 SSR to qualify for an additional “Miss Hikari” or “Blade of Kibou” Emoji NFT
Moreover, the NFT launch will also have an additional 20,000 BUSD to be distributed through an online giveaway, with 2000 BUSD ($2000) going to the first qualified participant.
In the Philippines several known individuals and entities also ventured into the NFT market.
The latest one is Trese, the popular Filipino comic and a hit Netflix-adapted animated series, which announced that it will launch its own NFT collection this month through the collaboration of its co-creator Kajo Baldisimo and Luis Buenaventura, one of the Philippines’ first and premier NFT artists and a regular BitPinas contributor. (Read more: Luis Buenaventura, one of the Philippines’ first and premier NFT artists and a regular BitPinas contributor (Read more: Hit Netflix-adapted “TRESE” Comics to Launch NFT Collection)
UnionDigital Bank, during the virtual media roundtable E-TalkTales last year also announced their plan to venture into the NFT market. (Read more: UnionDigital Bank Eyes Venturing Into NFT)
Further, Nadine Lustre, Heart Evangelista, Pia Wurtzbach, Miss Universe Philippines, National Book Development Board (NBDB), Team Manila, La Union Surf Club (LUSC) and a group of artists called Mask on Buttons are also among the Filipino personalities and entities that joined the wave by releasing their own or participating in an NFT project.
This article if published on BItPinas: Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Launches First NFT Collection