‘Thunderbirds: International Rescue Club’ NFTs Launch‘Thunderbirds: International Rescue Club’ NFTs Launch
Partnership between ITV Studios and Reality Gaming Group will enable fans to buy and trade licensed NFT artwork based on TV show, “Thunderbirds.”
June 8, 2022
ITV Studios has partnered with Reality Gaming Group to create the “Thunderbirds: International Rescue Club,” a utility-focused NFT community experience.
Owners of “Thunderbirds: International Rescue Club” (Thunderbirds club.com) artworks will be granted access to their own unique avatar for use in The Sandbox metaverse alongside competitions, giveaways, free drops and official merchandise, with all activities leading up to a generative art drop in August.
“’Thunderbirds’ is adored by millions of fans of all ages around the world, so we’re really excited to announce our partnership,” says Neil Bowler, controller, games, ITV. “Reality Gaming Group has a strong track record of creating amazing entertainment experiences using blockchain technology, utilizing only the best content and most sustainable production techniques – we can’t wait to give fans the opportunity to use these NFTs to enter the metaverse as ‘Thunderbirds’ characters for the very first time.”
The project will also give fans the opportunity to take part in real world “Rescue Missions,” in which funds generated via the Thunderbirds: International Rescue Club’s NFT sales will be used to aid charities around the world.
Fans will be able to collect NFT artworks of vehicles, locations and character artwork based on the original TV show. All Thunderbirds NFTs are focused on future utility, with the upcoming generative art pieces granting users access to the “International Rescue Club” and the ability to create a 3D Thunderbirds avatar based on their NFT attributes, which they can then use to explore the Sandbox Metaverse, a virtual world accessible via PC and mobile.
“Like millions of others, I grew up watching ‘Thunderbirds’ on television, so I’m absolutely thrilled to be partnering with ITV Studios to create a modern vision for the ‘Thunderbirds’ franchise that will focus on community and aid good causes around the world,” says Tony Pearce, co-founder, Reality Gaming Group. “This partnership is a ringing endorsement of our Web 3.0 platform, and further highlights the growing importance of NFTs within entertainment media.”
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