“MotoGP™ Ignition” first NFT content sale on 26 March 2021, 9,500 card packs available

25 March 2021 -- Hong Kong -- Animoca Brands announced today the first content sale for MotoGP™ Ignition begins 26 March 2021 at www.motogp-ignition.com. MotoGP™ Ignition is an officially licensed MotoGP™ competitive management and collectibles game built on the Flow blockchain, and is a title in the REVV Motorsport ecosystem. The sale will offer a total of 9,500 packs, each containing three MotoGP™ Championship 2020 Season cards, which are non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

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MotoGP™, managed by Dorna Sports, S.L., is the oldest motorsports championship in the world, featuring the fastest riders and the most technologically advanced prototype racing motorcycles on the planet. MotoGP™ Ignition will allow fans to own and trade collectibles of their favorite MotoGP™ bikes and personalities on blockchain.

 

MotoGP™ Ignition will deliver two forms of MotoGP™ branded experiences centered around NFTs of various rarities: a digital collectibles platform and a racing manager game. The game’s racing management experience will offer the bikes, riders, and champions of MotoGP™ as NFTs that players use to assemble their racing teams to compete against other players. The collectible NFTs in the current sale will have utility in the racing manager game. More information about MotoGP™ Ignition is available here.

 

Details of the sale

From 9 am (UTC) on 26 March 2021 to 9 am (UTC) 2 April 2021, MotoGP™ Ignition will hold its first content sale for the MotoGP™ Championship 2020 Season riders and their bikes. There will be 3 types of pack available:

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The riders and bikes offered in this card pack sale are the following:

 

Andrea Dovizioso, Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Ducati Team)

Bradley Smith, Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Ducati Team)

Danilo Petrucci, Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Ducati Team)

Maverick Viñales, Yamaha YZR-M1 (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP)

Valentino Rossi, Yamaha YZR-M1 (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP)

Fabio Quartararo, Yamaha YZR-M1 (Petronas Yamaha SRT) 

Franco Morbidelli, Yamaha YZR-M1 (Petronas Yamaha SRT)

Pol Espargaró, KTM RC16 (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing)

Miguel Oliveira, KTM RC16 (Red Bull KTM Tech3)

Joan Mir, Suzuki GSX-RR (Team Suzuki Ecstar)

Álex Rins, Suzuki GSX-RR (Team Suzuki Ecstar)

Jack Miller, Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Pramac Racing)

Francesco Bagnaia, Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Pramac Racing)

Aleix Espargaró, Aprilia RS-GP (Aprilia Racing Team Gresini)

Cal Crutchlow, Honda RC213V (LCR Honda)

 

Payment for card packs will be via credit card only. All unsold card packs after this period will be destroyed, making this sale the only opportunity to obtain the first edition of MotoGP™ card NFTs. Card packs can be opened starting 21 April 2021.


More details on packs and cards can be seen at https://motogpignition.medium.com/37775ff5c1dd.

 


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About Dorna Sports
Dorna Sports, founded in 1988 and based in Madrid, Spain, with subsidiaries in Barcelona and Rome, is a world leader in sports management, marketing, and media. Dorna Sports took over management of the MotoGP™ World Championship in 1991 and is the exclusive commercial and television rights holder of the series, as well as of the MOTUL FIM Superbike World Championship (WorldSBK), the FIM Enel MotoE World Cup, the FIM CEV Repsol, the Idemitsu Asia Talent Cup and the British Talent Cup.
 

About Animoca Brands

Animoca Brands is a leader in the field of digital entertainment, specializing in blockchain, gamification, and artificial intelligence technologies to develop and publish a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Formula 1®, Marvel, WWE, Garfield, Snoopy, Power Rangers, MotoGP™,  Formula E, and Doraemon. Animoca Brands’ portfolio of blockchain investments and partnerships includes Lucid Sight, Dapper Labs (creators of CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot), WAX, Harmony, and Decentraland. Animoca Brands is based in Hong Kong, United States, South Korea, Finland, Argentina, and the Czech Republic. Subsidiaries include The Sandbox, Quidd, Gamee, and nWay. For more information visit www.animocabrands.com or get updates by following Animoca Brands on Facebook or Twitter.

Animoca Brands global contact: press@animocabrands.com

Animoca Brands North America: Marla Kertzman:  Marla@thoroughbred-communications.com 

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MotoGP Ignition - Andrea Dovizioso (Duca

Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team)

MotoGP Ignition - Fabio Quartararo (Petr

Fabio Quartararo (Petronas Yamaha SRT)

MotoGP Ignition - Ducati Desmosedici GP2

Ducati Desmosedici GP20 (Pramac Racing)

MotoGP Ignition - Maverick Viñales, Yama

Maverick Viñales, Yamaha YZR-M1 (Monster Energy Yamaha MotoGP)

MotoGP Ignition - KTM RC16 (Red Bull KTM

KTM RC16 (Red Bull KTM Factory Racing)

MotoGP Ignition - Álex Rins, Suzuki GSX-

Álex Rins, Suzuki GSX-RR (Team Suzuki Ecstar)