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How to Play The SandBox Alpha Season 3

The much anticipated Alpha Season 3 starts on August 24, 2022, and will continue for 68 days. Anybody can participate in Season 3, and, big rewards are waiting.

how to play the sandbox season 3

The Sandbox is one of the most popular blockchain-based Metaverse. It is also one of the most advanced in terms of development. So, The Sandbox has previously launched 2 Alpha events to give players an early experience and also to test their product.

Therefore, The Alpha Season 3 starts on August 24, 2022, and will continue for 68 days. Anybody can participate in Season 3, and, big rewards are waiting. Let’s discover its main features and how you can participate in The SandBox Alpha Season 3.

Everything You Need to Know About The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Some top partners like Ubisoft’s Rabbids, Snoop Dogg, Warner Music Group, etc are part of the experience.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

There are 80+ hours of gameplay and redesigned new content. In total there are 95+ experiences to explore, that include The Sandbox’s top 20 prestigious partners.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

If you are new to crypto, The Sandbox Alpha Season 3 will give you the most advanced experience of playing in a Metaverse. You can enjoy the engaging gameplay and understand how different brands are trying to place themselves in the Metaverse, and how will the Metaverse’s future be.

For players, well versed with Web 3.0, The Sandbox Alpha Season 3 allows you to earn SAND Tokens. However, there is a catch! In case you earn rewards while playing the Alpha, you will need to complete KYC to claim the rewards. In case you don’t want to do KYC, you can still play, but will not be able to claim rewards.

Moreover, the Sandbox Alpha Season 3 gives rewards to participants who cross different levels and reach higher Ethos Points (EPs). The rewards are different for Sandbox Item holders (Land, Avatar, NFT) and others.

Maximum Rewards For The Sandbox Item Holders

The maximum rewards in this metaverse depends on what asset you hold:

  • Land Owner – 180 SAND
  • Avatar Owner – 60 SAND
  • NFT Collector – 30 SAND

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

The Sandbox item owners get guaranteed rewards. They do not need an Alpha Pass. As they reach an EP threshold, different types of item holders will get rewards as per the picture above.

Maximum Rewards For The Sandbox Non-Item Holders

The maximum rewards for users that don’t hold items depends on the number of tickets you have, as you can see in the picture below:

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

So, when you collect raffle tickets, you increase your chance of winning. In case you win you will get an Alpha Pass that gives you a 100% guarantee of winning the Raffle rewards. You can also buy the Pass from secondary (upon release), in case somebody is willing to sell:

  • Leaderboard – UP TO 30,000 SAND
    • #1 – 30,000 SAND
    • #2 to #10 – 5,000 SAND
    • #11 to #200 – 1,500 SAND
    • #201 to #1000 – 750 SAND
    • #1001 to #5000 – 60 SAND

Moreover, the leaderboard ranking is based on the collected Ethos Point (EP) and also the fastest time of collecting the point. In case you are completing the same task more than once, the system will consider the lowest time.

How to Play The Sandbox Alpha Season 3?

First, go to The Sandbox and connect your Web 3.0 wallet, and click on Play

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

Once you are in, you can own an NFT Avatar for guaranteed rewards.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

You start in the Alpha Lobby, by clicking on the blue sky square in the middle that says: “Start Here” Then, open The Sandbox Launcher. Download the Desktop Client and install it. The Alpha is a desktop client game and can not be played in the browser. However, it will be integrated with your Web 3.0 wallet. Then, Open the Desktop Client.

Now, you will enter the Alpha Lobby.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox
The Sandbox Alpha Season 3 Controls

The Game controls are easy. You can perform most activities using a mouse and a few keys.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

Other controls include:

  • Enter: To start a General Chat
  • E: To interact with an entity. You will find the instructions to press E as soon as you get near any such entity
  • Spacebar: To jump
  • N: To get the list of your NFTs and select them
  • H: To go to Hub
  • O: For settings

There is also a map in the upper right-hand corner to give you a sense of direction.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3 Gameplay

To begin the game look for exclamation (!) marks. Your first task would be to collect Rabbids’ golden plungers scattered around the Apla Lobby.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

In case you find an entity that wants to speak, use the “E” button to Interact. It is useful as they guide you on your goals and give clues on how to achieve them.

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

Source: The SandBox

Moreover, you need to earn 20 EPs in the lobby, and thus clear Level 1. Each EP can be a single quest or parts of a quest, A single quest can also have multiple tasks. As you keep completing quests your EP will increase. Then, you need to walk around and collect the Rabbids’ plungers.

Also, the first two rooms on both sides contain NFTs, go close to them and interact to find out the details about the NFTs. The NFT halls contain some great Blue Chips. (Spoiler: This is also a quest)

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3

In addition, you can find out your quests and complete them. The game becomes more challenging as you move forwards. Keep your eyes open. Use the chat function to get help from the community. The Sandbox will open up new experiences with each passing day.

Conclusion

The Sandbox Alpha Season 3 is a massive improvement over Season 2. The quests are more integrated, challenging, and interactive. The quests keep you engaged and the rewards are worth the time spent. We will suggest all our readers, try it once, as this might just be the cutting edge of a true Metaverse experience, as of now.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Amazing, Ruma. Thank you so much for the guide. Since I am new to NFT based games. I do not have much idea about the gameplay. However, this was really helpful. Keep posting more such content.

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