First phygital Bored Ape and Mutant Ape NFT merch to launch in PH

POSTED BY: Lionell Go Macahilig
2022-11-18 06:34:06 PHT

Anotoys Collectiverse, a platform where fans, collectors, artists, and celebrities integrate their physical collection into their digital collection, has announced another milestone partnership with BAYCkada, a Filipino community Blue Chip NFT Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) holders, by releasing its first "physical and digital" merchandise with licensed Bored Apes and Mutant Apes in the upcoming Philippine Blockchain Week, happening from Nov. 28 to Dec 4.

BAYC is a collection of 10,000 Bored Ape NFTs—unique digital collectibles living on the Ethereum blockchain. It is one of the most successful NFT projects whose owners include big names like Post Malone, Timbaland, Jimmy Fallon, Paris Hilton, Eminem, Stephen Curry, and footballer Neyman Jr.

Anotoys Collectiverse desires to bring more value to fans by enabling blue chip NFT holders of BAYC to convert their Intellectual Properties (IPs) to phygital collectibles, allowing them not only to enjoy the physical but also their digital counterparts.

The merch includes the following benefits:

- Bored Ape and Mutant Ape licensed T-shirts with their digital counterpart tradable in a secondary market.

- High-Quality T-shirts with BAYC NFTs-inspired designs.

- Wearable merch in video games and metaverse soon.

- Digital Asset that goes to Mancave, a metaverse platform where virtual utilities can be displayed, exhibited, bought, and sold.

- Exclusive membership to BAYCkada merch holders’ community. 

- Access, not limited to private events, contests, and networking opportunities.

- First dibs on limited edition merch releases of BAYCkada.

This will be available in their pop-up store during the Philippine Blockchain Week and sooner be accessible in other locations.

BAYC’s value has been very prominent in the Web3 community to be at the top of NFT Collections worldwide with a total volume of 682,135 ETH, equivalent to ₱50.2 billion.

Thus, this historic partnership with BAYCkada - the group of Filipino Bored Ape and Mutant Ape holders currently with 90+ Filipinos around the world, brings more value to the table for the fans of Anotoys.

“There will be a constant evolution that is shifting the boundary between physical and digital aka the “phygital world”, Oscar Tan-Abing Jr., CEO of Anotoys explained, where Anotoys Collectiverse will be an early adopter of this space to cater to the growing needs of degens and fans.

As BAYC NFT holders, the BAYCkada with their commercial rights would also love to share their passion with their fellow BAYC fans globally through this historic partnership with Anotoys Collectiverse.

With their interests and passion aligned, both Anotoys Collectiverse and BAYCkada share the same vision of helping Filipino communities and Web3 founders by educating fellow fans and collectors on Web3, NFT, and the metaverse.

Tan-Abing added, “We wanted to create an impression globally that there will be good projects that will come out when we help one another.”

With all the aforementioned, Anotoys Collectiverse opens the door to be the very first Pop-up Phygital Merch store dedicated to licensed Bored Ape and Mutant Ape in the world.