The Metaverse: The Ultimate Virtual Experience

The list is endless when it comes to the metaverse and virtual worlds. Here is a list of the most popular and influential platforms that will enable you to experience the metaverse. This list includes a description of what you can do in the world, activities you can do and how you can sign up for that virtual world. 


Decentraland Metaverse

Known as the virtual city created and governed by its users. Built on the Ethereum blockchain, requires a powerful laptop and gives the ability to experience the metaverse with VR headsets.  

What can you do in Decentaland?

  • A fully decentralised world 
  • Create your own avatars
  • Buy land and build property on your land
  • Play casino and non casino games 
  • Go to the market to buy and sell NFTs.
  • Buy and sell wearables for your avatar, 
  • Attend festivals and shows.
  • Connect and meet people. 
  • All users are included and can vote on new policies
  • Build embassies to represent countries

The Sandbox

The Sandbox Metaverse
The Sandbox

A community-driven platform where creators can monetise their 3D models, assets and gaming experiences on the blockchain. 

What can you do in The Sandbox?

  • Create your own land
  • Exchange NFT’s
  • Create your own 3D pixel avatar
  • Build and share your own games
  • Import your work from Minecraft 
  • Earn rewards for playing games

Some Videos by the Sandbox:

How can I sign up?

  1. Go to the Sandbox website:
  2. Follow the instructions on screen

** Please note, you will need a wallet to register, if you’re using Metamask please use the Metamask plugin to register with your Metamask account. 

Axie Infinity

Axe Infinity Metaverse
Axie Infinity

With the AXS coin worth $133 USDT at this time of writing it’s a new community but already very popular. It’s a pokemon inspired metaverse where anyone can experience the metaverse, earn tokens through gameplay and contribute to the ecosystem. Its aim is to run as its own ecosystem, giving users the chance to play, earn, socialise and get involved in the governance of the world. You can read more from their whitepaper here 

What can you do to experience the metaverse in Axie infinity

  • Players can earn tokens by playing battles
  • You can breed Axies and sell them on the marketplace 
  • Collect rare collectors items
  • Farming for love potion in order to breed more Axies
  • Axies you breed can be bought and sold on exchanges such as Binance and Uniswap
  • Earn governance tokens which hold governance rights 

How can I sign up?

  1. Go to the Axie Infinity website:
  2. Select the “Getting Started” button
  3. Follow the instructions on screen

Pixel Verse



A virtual world platform and toolset that lets creators and communities create their own NFTs in a next-generation metaverse. 

What can you do in the Pixelverse

  • Allows creators to create multi-media NFTs that can be used across different blockchains
  • Launch NFT collections and land sales
  • Create your own tokens for fans and speculators to use to rate the quality and popular creators.
  • Collect, display and interact with NFTs socially within a shared space.
  • Invest in the most popular influencers 

There is no way to sign up at the moment, they’re preparing for the launch of their system but you can find out more here.

Games with Virtual Worlds

These games are not on the blockchain and they existed before the blockchain evet existed. We have been trying to create and experience the metaverse for a long time. The list below gives a list of the most popular games with virtual worlds.


Second Life Virtual World in the Metaverse
Second Life

The first metaverse launched in 2003, currently enjoyed by millions of people with the ability to socialise, trade and interact with others. 


Minecraft game virtual world

An adventure where you can build, mine, battle mobs, and explore the ever-changing Minecraft landscape.

Rollercoaster Tycoon

Rollercoaster Tycoon Video Game

A fun and enjoyable game where you can build and run your own virtual theme parks.

The Sims

The Sims Video Game
The Sims Video Game

A game where people can build their own virtual lives and look after their own avatars. The aim of the game is to look after your Sim, build land and see your Sim interact with other Sims, have kids and move through their careers. 

Metaverses using other technologies 


Facebook Meta

As you may have heard, Facebook just renamed their company to “Meta”. Facebook’s vision is to bring the interaction of social media into the Metaverse. People can share, socialise, collaborate, trade, play and beyond!

As Facebook is currently creating this new virtual, we will update when it is released for now watch this space. 



Disney recently announced their vision to create a metaverse. It is rumoured they will be changing, their platform into a metaverse. They see the physical and digital worlds converging in the future. When we get an update we will post more information.

If you have not already, you may want to read more about the Metaverse here.

**Please note I am not a financial advisor. I will not and cannot be held liable for any actions you take as a result of anything you read here. Conduct your own due diligence, or consult a licensed financial advisor or broker before making any and all investment decisions.