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PDAX, YGGA brings DLSU to the Metaverse; DigitX “virtual campus” to rise in Decentraland

PDAX, YGGA brings DLSU to the Metaverse; DigitX “virtual campus” to rise in Decentraland

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This is not going to be your usual “online” conference.

Philippine Digital Asset Exchange (PDAX), in partnership with Yield Guild Games Alerts (YGG Alerts) and De La Salle University (DLSU) will kickoff the De La Salle Interactive Entertainment and Gaming Innovation & Talent Expo (DigitX) in a first-of-its-kind virtual showcase to take place in the Decentraland metaverse this October 3 to October 9.

DigitX is a talent and innovation showcase, featuring webinars, exhibits, and guided tours which will take place in a completely virtual environment. Using the Decentraland platform, participants can create their own personal avatars and engage with other attendees in exploring a 3-D virtual rendition of the DLSU campus. Student works from DLSU’s first-ever graduating batch of BS Interactive Entertainment, Major in Game Design will also be exhibited within the Archer’s Building in the virtual campus.

For visitors to make the most out of their campus visit and field trip, PDAX has created a special promo for $MANA, Decentraland’s currency and an NFT shirt for visitors’ Decentraland avatar.

DigitX is a glimpse into the fast-emerging world of NFTs and the Metaverse, which is ushering in the age of Web 3.0 for Filipinos. As blockchain-based technologies, they help create not only greater financial opportunities, but are also aimed at creating more inclusive virtual spaces for everyone and to take learning and communication to an entirely new level in the near future.

For DigitX, DLSU makes for an ideal venue being one of the handful of campuses in the country offering degrees in game design. Metaverse technology has its roots in video gaming, from the concept of virtual reality, to programming and hardware development.  

The event will also feature a 3-day series of talks from some of the most notable names in the crypto industry in the country, covering a range of topics from the emerging applications of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the implications of cryptocurrencies and Web3 technology on the future of the Philippine digital landscape.


About the organizers and sponsors

PDAX is the Philippines’ leading homegrown cryptocurrency exchange, a safe, easy-to-use platform for Filipinos to buy and sell virtual currencies and assets, and licensed by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

Meanwhile, De La Salle University is one of the leading universities in the Philippines that has produced many successful, local thought leaders paving the way for gamification and  metaverse adoption.

YGG Alerts is an online crypto community with over 1.1 million followers across social media, focused on bringing the latest crypto, NFT, and metaverse news and developing the Web 3.0 community in the Philippines.

Astro XP, led by James Afante, is an upcoming Play-and-Earn, blockchain game built around the premises of space exploration and survival through mind-bending racing events in the HOLOTRAXX where you will ride futuristic vehicles called HOLO-Vs that take you in dimension-ripping speeds across different realms of the Metaverse.

Playgroundzero is a GameFi networking platform that connects gamers, guilds, and GameFi studios. Playgroundzero (PGZ) allows users to build their brand, expand their network, and explore opportunities in GameFi. Led by Janze De Guzman,  the platform provides verification, gamification, messaging, and networking capabilities to promote safe and engaging ways to form meaningful connections and build as a community.

Adamant Global Ltd. is a software development company specializing in blockchain technology led by Dominic Go, creating blockchain games, DAO’s, developer tools, and marketing technology.

Participating in DigitX as well are Asiaverse that designed and built out the space, YGG Pilipinas, Bitskwela, Ownly, Filipinas NFT, and Archipelago Labs. A virtual exhibit for their respective projects will be housed in the digital twin of the University’s beloved Henry Sy building.

How to sign up for DigitX

Participants can access the event through any device. Webinars will be held via Zoom, while the virtual campus can be explored via Desktop by downloading the Decentraland application or through its web browser equivalent. 

Speaker talks will run from October 3-5, while the virtual campus will be accessible 24-hours from October 3 to October 9, 2022.

DigiTX is a free event and completely open to the public. Event details and the sign-up form can be accessed through digitx.gg. Crypto and NFT prizes await eligible participants! More information on how to get your digital treats can be found here. Sign up today!

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