March 29, 2022 – Paris, France
DOGAMÍ continues to build strong momentum in the blockchain gaming industry. The team noted a highly anticipated NFT sale and a successful DOGA token listing. Leveraging the strengths of the Tezos blockchain has proven beneficial to the virtual pet companion game and attracts more attention from investors. The Tezos Foundation has acquired an equity stake of DOGAMÍ ecosystem through a $500,000 capital injection.
The backing by the Tezos Foundation is a crucial development for the DOGAMÍ team. Moreover, it strengthens ties between the two teams, as DOGAMÍ and the Tezos ecosystem work together to ensure mass adoption of the popular blockchain game. In addition, the game brings much attention to the Tezos blockchain ecosystem, with meaningful activations to be announced shortly.
Roman Schnider, president of the Tezos Foundation Council, said,
“We are proud to support the highly successful project which has repeatedly shown to be a truly trailblazing project from its inception. DOGAMÍ combines gaming and NFTs to create an engaging play-to-earn experience. It is a great entry point for gamers new to blockchain gaming to enter the Tezos community, and by doing so, to expand it.”
DOGAMÍ envisions a metaverse where players can raise and train virtual pet companions. In addition, players can interact with their companions in the virtual world, allowing DOGAMÍ to achieve a much more meaningful level of immersion.
Previously, DOGAMÍ successfully launched its DOGA tokenwhich offers utility and access to the petaverse and is essential to achieving widespread adoption and participation. The DOGA token can be used to pay for NFTs, accessories and consumables in the DOGAMÍ ecosystem.
Bilal El Alamy, co-founder and CTO of DOGAMÍ, said,
“We are thrilled to bring this kind of attention to the Tezos ecosystem
DOGAMÍ pet avatars are the hottest NFT commodity on the Tezos blockchain. The collection has surpassed 1.2 million XTZ in volume within the first few weeks of trading on the OBJKT marketplace, making it the quickest and most popular Tezos project ever.
DOGAMÍ is the first mass-market NFT play-to-earn AR mobile game where you adopt and raise your 3D dog and earn DOGA in the petaverse. It was co-founded in 2021 by Max Stoeckl (CEO, previously BCG), Bilal El Alamy (CTO, blockchain serial entrepreneur), Adrien Magdelaine (COO, previously Wamiz, pet industry serial entrepreneur) and Kristofer D Penseyres (CBO, previously Sony Pictures, branding and partnership), and is supported by a European team of over 30, including art director Gregory Magadoux (previously Ubisoft).
The company successfully raised $6 million through world-famous investors such as Ubisoft, Animoca Brands and XAnge Ventures. DOGAMÍ’s first NFT drop of 8,000 dog avatars sold out in just a few hours, propelling them to first place in terms of volume traded on major Tezos NFT platform ‘Objkt.’
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