Asia Pioneer Entertainment launches its first virtual tourism project in Macau in The Sandbox Metaverse

HONG KONG, May 31, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – – Macau’s Leading Gaming Equipment Supplier Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Limited (Stock code: 8400) subsidiary, APE Digital Creations Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as “APE”) is pleased to announce the launch of Mini Macaua metaverse experience allowing digital travelers to virtually explore Macau’s incredible tourist attractions.

Built on The Sandbox Game platform, Mini Macau is a new venture APE project targeting digital tourists who cannot travel to major resort destinations due to COVID restrictions. Mini Macau virtual land consists of some of Macau’s most famous tourist attractions such as the Macau Tower, Senado SquareRuins of from St. Paul and Ah Ma Temple; originally launched on The Sandbox’s Game Maker Gallery.

Players can download The Sandbox Game Maker and find Mini Macau in Drafts Gallery: https://www.sandbox.game/en/create/game-maker/.

APE Holding Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director Mr. Tony Chan Chi Lun said: “The launch of Mini Macau is APE’s first foray into the metaverse via Sandbox. We are thrilled to have three real Macau local brands in our Mini Macau: Choi Heong Yuen Bakery, the Seng Fung jewelry store and the O Junco restaurant of 9 Jades. The virtual mini-stores were built to showcase our cooperation with real Macau retail brands on the metaverse. To engage with digital gamers/travellers, we have designed two games of skill: the “Fortune Cookie” treasure hunt and the “Avoid the Tourists” games. Players who complete these challenges can win real prizes redeemable in Macau. We hope to expand Mini Macau to other Macanese brands for advertising and for online and offline booking/e-commerce opportunities.”

Mr Chan also said: “Mini Macau will serve as a prototype for the future development of our own travel and hospitality metaverse platform, called “Resortverse”. In our Resortverse, we plan to bring real resorts and travel destinations into the metaverse and provide a platform with gamification and rewards. Our travel and hospitality metaverse platform will enable resorts and merchants to engage with digital travelers through online gamification and offer real offline rewards and coupons that can benefit their businesses. An increase in virtual travel through our immersive metaverse would attract new foot traffic to real-world resorts and travel destinations. Our plan is to launch our travel and hospitality platform Resortverse by the end of 2022.”

For high resolution photos, please refer to:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1KDARgV-uujbzGCHu1Jp9ksCCdEQEhV41

Download The Sandbox Game Maker:

https://www.sandbox.game/en/create/game-maker/

Macau Mini Demonstration Video:

https://youtu.be/Esed-Pjouvk

Mini Macau official website:

https://www.mini-macao.com

Social media pages:

https://linktr.ee/asia_tigers_club

About APE Holdings

Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Ltd. is a listed company Hong Kong Stock Exchange GEM Market with stock symbol 8400.hk. In 2022, APE created APE Digital Creations Ltd. to engage in digital ventures and participate in metaverse-related opportunities. Please visit http://www.apemacau.com for more information on Asia Pioneer Entertainment Holdings Ltd and APE Digital Creations Ltd.

About Mini Macau

Mini Macau is APE’s prototype project in the metaverse built on The Sandbox Game. The Metaverse Experience includes digital representations of Macau’s top tourist attractions such as the Ruins of From St Paul, Macau Tower, Senado Square and Oh my temple. Digital visitors can play interactive games in Mini Macau to earn real rewards from Macau merchants redeemable in Macau. Please visit https://www.mini-macao.com and https://linktr.ee/asia_tigers_club for more information.

About the sandbox

The Sandbox, a subsidiary of Animoca brandsis one of the decentralized virtual worlds fueling recent growth in virtual real estate demand, with partnerships with major IPs and brands such as Adidas, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Deadmau5, Atari, Rollercoaster Tycoon, Care Bears, The Smurfs, etc. Built on its existing Sandbox IP with over 40 million global mobile installs, the Sandbox Metaverse offers gamers and creators a decentralized and intuitive platform to create immersive 3D worlds and gaming experiences and to store, trade and monetize their creations securely. For more information, please visit http://www.sandbox.game and follow their regular updates on Twitter, Medium and Discord.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Asia Pioneer Entertainment:

Candy Chan

Public relations and marketing manager

[email protected]

(853) 2830 6196

Bright Communications International Limited:

Ashley Kung

Senior Manager

[email protected]

(852) 36117839

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