- Sony Pictures and AMC Theatres have chosen WAX Blockchain to power their NFT promotion for Spider-Man: No Way Home, the first NFT promotion between a studio and a major theatrical exhibitor.
- In addition to its eco-friendliness and mass market accessibility, WAX Blockchain was selected.
- As a special offer, Premiere & A-List members and Investor Connect members will receive a Spider-ManTM NFT using the WAX blockchain when they purchase or reserve tickets for the opening day.
- WAX processes 15 million transactions per day and has over 450,000 users every day. One of the most popular blockchain wallets in the world, Wax Cloud Wallet has over 8,000,000 user accounts.
In the first NFT promotion between a studio and a major theatrical exhibitor, Sony Pictures and AMC Theatres have chosen WAX Blockchain to power their Spider-Man: No Way Home NFT promotion. WAX Blockchain was selected because of its eco-friendliness and mass-market accessibility, among other benefits.
In addition to being eco-friendly, it was also essential that the process for receiving the NFT was consumer-friendly, said Adam Aron, Chairman of the Board and CEO, AMC Theaters. WAX Cloud Wallet’s ease of use and already widespread adoption coupled with no gas fees for minting, sending, and receiving NFTs gave us confidence that everyone could participate, even first-time blockchain users.” According to William Quigley, Co-Founder of WAX, “we have always believed blockchain technology and NFTs should be accessible to the masses in an environmentally responsible and user-friendly way, and we are pleased Sony Pictures and AMC Theatres selected us for this promotion.”
AMC Stubs Premiere & A-List members and AMC Investor Connect members will receive an exclusive Spider-ManTM NFT via the WAX blockchain, with an opening day advance ticket purchase or reservation, while supplies last. To celebrate the release of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sony Pictures and AMC made available 86,000 NFTs. WAX will be operating a dedicated site where NFTs can be redeemed. As of December 16, Spider-Man: No Way Home will be exclusively in theaters. Tickets are on sale now.
For more information on how to qualify for an NFT, please visit here.
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With over 450,000 users each day, WAX is the most widely used blockchain in the world processing 15 million transactions daily. The plant consumes only .000223 terawatts of energy and releases 110 tons of carbon per year, about the same as five people, and is certified carbon neutral. Among layer-1 blockchains, it is second only to Ethereum in monthly NFT sales volume. With over 8,000,000 user accounts, Wax Cloud Wallet is one of the most popular blockchain wallets in the world.
Worldwide Asset eXchangeTM (WAX), also known as the King of NFTs, is the world’s top blockchain measured by the number of users and transactions, according to Dappradar.com. Bringing NFTs to the masses in a safe, secure, and environmentally friendly way is WAX’s mission. WAX is also the leading entertainment NFT network — in 2018, WAX introduced vIRLs®, giving consumer product companies the ability to directly link NFTs to physical consumer products. The company was co-founded by William E. Quigley and Jonathan Yantis in 2017 and has facilitated the trade of more than 100 million digital collectibles, including MLB (via Topps MLB collectibles), Capcom’s “Street Fighter,” and Deadmau5 and Weezer.