The Sandbox Expands Its Horizons with Sandsoft Partnership
- The Sandbox, a blockchain-based gaming platform, is joining forces with Sandsoft, a mobile-first game developer based in Riyadh, to expand into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
- This partnership aims to attract local gaming talent and create educational opportunities in the region.
- Their primary focus is on forming a team of Web3 gaming experts and establishing partnerships with local entities, brands, and celebrities to explore gamified social experiences.
- Sebastien Borget, COO and co-founder of The Sandbox, sees this as an opportunity to bring new creators into the open Metaverse, enriching the global ecosystem with Saudi Arabia’s culture.
- Sandsoft, founded in 2020, has a global team of over 60 individuals and is poised to become a leading mobile-first gaming powerhouse, nurturing local gaming talent and fostering diverse gaming communities in the Middle East.
The Sandbox is joining forces with Saudi-based Sandsoft, a mobile-first game developer, to expand its presence in the Middle East, focusing on nurturing local talent and educational opportunities in the gaming industry.
This partnership promises to bring innovation and empowerment to the regional gaming community.
Excited to announce a new partnership with @SandsoftGaming to build a team of #Web3 gaming experts in Saudi Arabia. 🤝— The Sandbox (@TheSandboxGame) October 13, 2023
With Sandsoft, we will:
🖌️ Empower new creators in the region with local public and private industry actors
🏞️ Create a new virtual cultural neighborhood
A Key Collaboration for the Middle East’s Gaming Future
Sandsoft, with its headquarters in Riyadh, boasts an impressive lineup of AAA talent in the gaming industry.
As a mobile-first developer and publisher, they are set to play a pivotal role in The Sandbox’s journey to expand into Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
This collaboration will serve as a catalyst for attracting local talent, promoting educational initiatives, and creating job opportunities within the region’s gaming sector.
The primary focus lies in assembling a team of Web3 gaming experts to forge partnerships with local public and private entities, entertainment providers, intellectual property owners, brands, and even celebrities.
Together, they aim to explore the potential of gamified social experiences within The Sandbox, fostering a gaming revolution and supporting local creative talents.
Building the Metaverse Together
“We’re excited to collaborate with Sandsoft in bringing new creators to contribute towards the open Metaverse and develop together a virtual neighborhood on our map.
“This partnership will allow brands and creators across Saudi Arabia and the Middle East to discover the creative opportunities The Sandbox provides,” said Sebastien Borget, COO and co-founder of The Sandbox.
“It will also enrich The Sandbox’s global ecosystem with Saudi Arabia’s rich culture and history.”
“The Sandbox has great potential for game developers, creatives, brands and consumers from the Middle East and North Africa,” said David Fernandez, CEO of Sandsoft.
“We’re pleased to announce this collaboration, which will drive opportunities for vibrant and diverse communities in Saudi Arabia and beyond, expanding on Sandsoft’s existing initiatives to nurture talent in the local gaming ecosystem.”
Unlocking Potential in the Middle East and Beyond
Founded in 2020, Sandsoft, headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has swiftly become a significant player in the gaming industry.
Their team, enriched with a background of success in crafting renowned gaming franchises like FIFA, Candy Crush, Need for Speed, Angry Birds, and World of Tanks, is on a mission to transform the MENA region’s gaming scene into a global industry leader.
With offices spanning Saudi Arabia, Spain, Finland, and China, Sandsoft’s vision is set to redefine the gaming landscape.