Shiba Inu's Metaverse Will Partially Open by End of 2023, Developers Say

The metaverse is unlikely to be fully completed on release as it will be an “ongoing project,” developers said.

AccessTimeIconApr 11, 2023 at 10:40 a.m. UTC
Updated Apr 11, 2023 at 3:39 p.m. UTC

SHIB: The Metaverse, a project that expands the utility of the Shiba Inu ecosystem, is being pegged to open by December of this year, Shiba Inu developers said in an update on Monday.

“While all development takes time, the MV team is confident that by the end of 2023 users will have the opportunity to explore some of the areas in this fantastic world, build, design, play and develop within it,” developers said Monday.

“However, it should be noted that not all areas of the metaverse will be fully completed as it is an ongoing project,” the developers added.

SHIB: The Metaverse will feature 100,595 plots of land that will be minted by users. Landowners can generate passive income from their plots, collect in-game resources and generate rewards. Additionally, the developers plan to introduce a way to earn and ensure players have a personal space where they can build and manage their projects.

A still from the SHIB: The Metaverse. (Shiba Inu)
A still from the SHIB: The Metaverse. (Shiba Inu)

In the metaverse, users can create their own avatars – fashioned as humanoid dogs – to explore, visit and interact with lands and contribute to the in-game economy.

The metaverse will be developed in Shibarium, an upcoming layer 2 network that uses Shiba ecosystem tokens, such as bone (BONE) and (LEASH), whose testnet is already live.

Edited by Parikshit Mishra.


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