Sandbox price goes up after Snoop Dogg's Avatar NFT is released

Sandbox price goes up after the release of Snoop Dogg's Avatar NFT - Snoop Dogg 1024x576 1After doing an NFL Super Bowl Halftime performance and announcing the conversion of his Death Row album to the world's first NFT music label, world-renowned rapper Snoop Dogg is ready to release 10.000 playable Sandbox NFT avatars.

The news of the same combined with the recent momentum in the price of Bitcoin has also had a positive impact on the price of SAND.

The Doggies arrive

The rapper took to Twitter to announce the launch of his NFT avatar Sandbox collection with his 19,6 million followers. Snoop calls his upcoming NFT collection on The Sandbox, 'The Doggies'. According to the company's website, 'The Doggies' is a collection of 10.000 playable NFTs designed and made by the rapper himself.

The website further said:

“Each avatar will unlock a unique utility that goes beyond a simple NFT. They will be playable in The Sandbox and can be used to unlock future ticks and features in the metaverse ”.

The launch of Snoop Dogg's 10.000 NFT avatars took place on February 22, 2022, before the opening of Alpha Season II, making it great news for both Snoop Dogg fans and Sandbox enthusiasts alike.

Snoop Dogg's avatars are programmatically generated and voxelated NFTs with over 150 traits. Each NFT is a unique and “cool Doggie” avatar playable in the second season of the game to attend events and concerts, complete missions, hang out with friends and explore the metaverse.

That said, NFTs are launched in seven levels of rarity - Human, Blue, Alien, Zombie, Dog, Robot, and Gold. Two-thirds of the Doggies will be standard, while there will be three uniquely designed Doggie types with unique traits and features that will make them stand out from the Doggie crowd.

The price of SAND goes up

Recent market momentum has brought BTC to $ 38.547 (here quotation in real time (, as the flagship coin gained nearly 2% in one day. This revived most of the top altcoins. Ethereum posted 2,5% daily gains, while BNB was up 3% in 24 hours at press time News of Snoop's NFT decline coupled with regained market momentum was the key to pushing SAND's price.

On February 22, the price of SAND saw an appreciation of over 10%; however, the next day, SAND's gains met with considerable consolidation. The $ 3.28 level acted as a major resistance, and a move above it could help some momentum to the trajectory of the alt. For now, the price of SAND was in a short-term downtrend, trading at $ 3,15, noting a mere 1,37% upside on the last day.