Guardians, you may recall some months ago, we announced a multi-year partnership with eight of the world’s most prominent teams in esports, including — Cloud9, Fnatic, NAVI, Ninjas in Pyjamas, NRG, SK Gaming, T1, and Team Liquid!
Well, today, we are excited to officially announce the Esports Exclusives digital collectible sale, which will be going live to the public on February 9th, 10am AEDT // February 8th, 6pm EST.
- There will be eight esports LEGENDARY Heroes representing each of the esports teams, which will be playable in-game
- Each esport Hero will cost approximately $99 USD — payable in Ethereum (This is an approximation due to the fluctuation in ETH)
- There will be a supply cap of 16,000 Heroes in total and 10,000 will be for sale
- There will be an Allowlist, meaning only a select number of purchasers will have exclusive early access to the sale for a 24 hr period. After which, the sale will be opened to the public. But we’ll share further details on this in the coming days!
- We are launching the sale on Immutable X — this means you don’t have to pay any pesky gas fees. Users will need Ethereum loaded onto Immutable X to purchase. Stay tuned as we’ll share a how-to guide in the coming days
- The sale will be open for one week. This is a one-time primary sale; once it has closed, the collection will not be offered for sale again, but you may be able to purchase and exchange Heroes on secondary marketplaces, including Immutable X, TokenTrove, Rarible and AQUA.xyz
- Each summon has a chance to be a “special edition” colour variant, with the following probabilities: 10% Warrior, 2% Elite and a 1 of 1 Mythic
- By purchasing an esport Hero, you gain access to exclusive perks and utilities
Define gaming history
Join us in celebrating this landmark partnership where Guild of Guardians, a squad-based mobile RPG game, has partnered with eight of the world’s largest esport teams.
We couldn’t be prouder of this history-defining innovation in the gaming industry, where for the first time ever, a game and collective of esports organisations are working together on a multi-year partnership and in-game IP integration.
Be part of history and join us as we celebrate the launch of the first-ever Esports Exclusives digital collectibles.
The unique utilities of the esport Heroes
With vastly different characteristics and identities, integrating eight esports teams into the Guild of Guardians universe was no easy feat! Cross-collaboration and careful consideration were paramount to the design process, to truly encapsulate each team’s unique attributes, while seamlessly integrating into the world of Elderym.
Upon game launch, each esport Hero will be fully playable in-game, with exclusive utilities unique to this collection. But if becoming the proud new owner of a history-defining digital collectible wasn’t enough, holders will have access to a plethora of in-game and out-of-game perks. Some of these include…
Exclusive leaderboards: Owning an esports Hero will grant holders access to special leaderboard competitions that include exclusive rewards.
Special in-game rewards: Esport Hero holders will gain access to in-game rewards, including unique cosmetics and other unique digital collectibles.
Out-of-game rewards: Purchasing an esport Hero will not only grant you access to special in-game rewards but unique merch opportunities and VIP access to various web3 gaming events around the world!
Community quests, prizes and rewards
In the lead-up to and during the sale, we’re giving away loads of prizes and rewards through community quests. Below are just a handful of the exciting things we have in the works!
Signed esports jerseys: Keen to get your hands on an esports jersey signed by the teams?! Well, there are 140 signed jerseys up for grabs! Stay tuned for a chance to win!
NFT airdrops: Those who purchase an esport Hero during this sale will be automatically entered into draws of random NFT airdrops. The total supply of airdrops will be announced soon!
Community quests: Throughout the sale, there will be many opportunities to WIN token airdrops and different NFTs by simply completing the various community engagement activities. More on this to come!
Top spender: This one is HUGE, fam! Imagine having the opportunity to design your VERY OWN playable hero or pet in Guild of Guardians! Essentially, the person who owns the most esport digital collectibles will get to rub shoulders with our incredibly talented creative and design teams to design a bespoke digital collectible!
The exclusive Allowlist
We’ll be giving early access to select wallet addresses which will grant early access to the sale for 24 hours! The ‘Allowlist’ provides you with early access to mint ahead of the public sale, ensuring you have a far better window of opportunity at summoning a Mythic Hero!
To nab an Allowlist spot, you must either be an existing GOG NFT holder OR have completed all missions as part of the community challenge. Stay tuned, as we’ll share full details in the coming days!
We have so many exciting things to share in the lead-up to the sale, including cheeky leaks and a behind-the-scenes look at the development of the esports Guardians! We’ll also be publishing a Buyer’s Guide to ensure you are fully armed and ready to go once the sale is live.
Finally, thank you all for coming along on this journey with us. This marks the beginning of our partnership with eight of the world’s largest esport teams, as we look to shape the future of esports in web3 gaming.
We are forever grateful for this amazing community and value each and every one of you.
Until next time Guardians, LFGOG!! 🚀