COLLECTIBLE & CUSTOMIZABLE WONDERLAND “BLANKOS BLOCK PARTY” BEGINS PRIVATE BETA NEXT MONTH
Limited-Edition Founder’s Packs Now Available For Open-World
Multiplayer Game From Next-Generation Technology Studio Mythical
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Oct. 22, 2020 – Mythical Games, a next-generation game technology studio founded by a team of veterans who helped bring some of the world’s biggest gaming franchises to life, today announced the upcoming private beta for its open-world multiplayer game Blankos Block Party will begin on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, with open beta to follow later this year. Players eager to start their collection of the digital vinyl toys come to life and create their own unique levels and minigames for this massive online block party can now purchase a Founder’s Pack, starting at $24.99, to receive exclusive and limited in-game content, as well as guaranteed priority access to the game’s private beta and Founder’s status both in Discord and in-game.
Limited quantities of the Founder’s Packs are available now in four different options, which provide limited-edition Blankos and themed accessories designed by some of the world’s top artists, priority access to the private beta, 100% in-game currency match and other unique items to prepare you for the biggest party of the year!
- Ice Pack: RSVP to the ultimate block party with the Ice Pack, and receive the exclusive Lolli Blanko and three themed Lolli accessories, Founder Status and Lolli emoticon and 2,500 Blankos Bucks. ($24.99)
- Tako Pack: Start your collection with the exclusive Tako Blanko designed by multimedia artist Junko Mizuno, two themed Tako accessories, as well as one unique Tako-themed Build Mode asset and one Build Mode item wrap, Founder Status with Lolli and Tako emoticons and 5,000 Blankos Bucks. ($49.99)
- Bite Me Pack: Be the life of the party with the Bite Me Pack, which delivers the exclusive ‘Bite Me’ Billy Bones Blanko, six Bite Me-themed accessories, rare gold and black Build Mode materials, plus Bite Me brand Build Mode basic set, Build Mode items and the Bite Me rocket launcher, as well as Founder Status with Lolli, Tako and Bite Me emoticons and 10,000 Blankos Bucks. ($99.99)
- Boss Pack: Become a VIP with the Boss Pack and show off your status with the exclusive Boss Dino Blanko designed by legendary toy artist James Groman, two Boss Dino-themed accessories, two Build Mode Materials, three Build Mode items and two themed weapons for Build Mode, not to mention Founder Status with Boss Dino, Bite Me, Tako and Lolli emoticons and 15,000 Blankos Bucks. ($149.99)
Founder’s Pack items will only be available until the limited quantities sell out; Mythical will not reissue these limited-edition Blankos or their accessories in the future. These exclusive Founder’s Pack items will be available for purchasers to unbox and play immediately in the private beta, and can also be sold to other players when the Blankos secondary market launches. Each Founder’s Pack will also be numbered in order of purchase and recorded on blockchain to enhance collectibility and future resale value for players.
For additional details on Founder’s Packs and their contents and benefits, or to purchase one of the limited edition packs, please visit: Blankos.com. Packs can be purchased with fiat currency, or supported crypto payment options via BitPay (see website for details). In addition to purchasing a Founder’s Pack to receive priority access to the private beta, players can reserve their free accounts now on the Blankos website to get on the waiting list for the chance to be included in the private beta without purchase (subject to capacity).
Blankos Block Party will be available to invited players and Founder’s Pack purchasers in supported regions beginning Nov. 17, through the Mythical launcher. For all the new news, big announcements and exclusive drops from Blankos Block Party, please join our community:
About Blankos Block Party
Blankos Block Party, an open-world multiplayer game with a heavy focus on player-designed levels, is the debut title from Mythical, a new studio led by game industry veterans who helped develop major franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Guitar Hero and Skylanders. Coming to PC in 2020, the inclusive world is styled like a giant block party, where players can compete on levels created by Mythical or by the community, build their own minigames to share, take on daily challenges and more!
The stars of Blankos Block Party are collectible interactive digital vinyl toys called Blankos, designed by some of the world’s top artists including John-Paul Kaiser, Tara McPherson and Pete Fowler. Unlike other games, where the content you pay for is only licensed, in Blankos Block Party players will have ownership of the Blankos they buy, eliminating the need for grey markets and allowing the community to dictate the value of what is bought and sold in secondary marketplaces supported by Mythical.
Blankos Block Party is developed by Mythical in partnership with Third Kind Games, and will be self-published by Mythical.
Acknowledged by Forbes as one of the Disruptive Technology Companies To Watch in 2019, Mythical is a next-gen games technology company creating a universal gaming ecosystem by leveraging blockchain technology for tools that enable players, creators, artists, brands and game developers to become stakeholders and owners in new game economies.
Led by gaming industry veterans, the team specializes in building games around player-owned economies and has helped develop major franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, Marvel Strike Force and Skylanders.
Mythical’s first flagship title ‘Blankos Block Party’ is a MMO set in a vibrant online world built on the Mythical platform. Players can compete in games, create their own game play, and blend digital vinyl toys called Blankos.
This first game transforms the relationship between game economies and players, brands, content creators and game developers and showcases Mythical’s vision of player-owned economies.
About Third Kind Games
Third Kind Games is an independent UK videogame studio based in Leamington Spa. Founded by veterans of the gaming industry, with an impressive track record of developing critically acclaimed AAA games, for the likes of Activision, Sony, Nintendo, Codemasters, Crytek, and many more for well over a decade. For more information, visit https://www.thirdkindgames.com or follow Third Kind on Twitter.