After signing a strategic partnership last summer, Roblox and sony music have announced that 24kGoldn (RECORDS / Columbia) will be the latest artist to hold a virtual concert on the Roblox platform.
The artist’s immersive El Dorado Concert Experience will be held on Roblox on Friday (March 25) at 4pm PDT.
According to Roblox, 24kGoldn will deliver his first public performance of his new single, In my head, plus mood and other hits from his album Eldorado.
On July 6, 2020, when Roblox and Sony Music announced their strategic partnership, with the companies saying they would work together to create “innovative music experiences for the Roblox community.”
According to the companies, these opportunities will “provide a range of new commercial opportunities for Sony Music artists to reach new audiences and generate new revenue streams around virtual entertainment.”
The agreement builds on an existing relationship between the two companies, which includes previous collaborations such as the successful virtual performance of Lil Nas X on Roblox in November 2020 and more recently the Zara Larsson Launch Party on Roblox in May 2021.
Over 36 million people watched as Lil Nas X performed the first-ever live virtual concert on Roblox that featured the debut of his song. holidays.
Pre-concert “quests” that include themed challenges related to 24kGoldn will be available starting Monday (March 21).
The experiences before the concert have already shown themselves over 1.6 million visits.
Fans can access these quests through portals to popular Roblox experiences, where they can collect badges to redeem for prizes in the 24kGoldn El Dorado Concert Experience and purchase 24kGoldn’s unique “Verch” items (virtual merch).
Roblox says two more portals will open each day and fans who collect all the badges and participate in the concert experience will be able to unlock a special limited edition emote after the premiere performance.
The 24kGoldn El Dorado Concert Experience was developed in collaboration with Gamefam, a professional gaming publisher.
The experience begins today with so-called pre-concert quests taking place in games like Ultimate Driving, Twilight Daycare, All Star Tower Defense, Build to Survive, Robeats, Military Tycoon, Car Dealership Tycoon, Build a Boat to Survive and Tower of Misery .
Roblox dressed 49.4 million daily active users as of November 2021, up 35% year-on-year.
“I grew up with Roblox and have been a huge fan my entire life.”
“I grew up playing Roblox and have been a huge fan my entire life,” said 24kGoldn.
“It was great to be part of the full experience of bringing this virtual concert to life.
“From developing the storyline to transforming my hometown and designing Verch, I wanted to offer my fans a unique experience.”
“Roblox is changing the game for artists.”
Jon Vlassopulos, Roblox
Jon Vlassopulos, Vice President, Global Head of Music, Roblox, said: “It was so exciting to see how passionate Golden was about expanding his creative vision on Roblox, where he also grew up as a musician.
“Roblox is changing the game for artists, giving them the power to express themselves in ways no other platform can and allowing them to connect with millions of fans who would never see them play in the real world !”
Lsat month gaming platform Roblox provided a “First of its Kind DJ Party” featuring a virtual performance by an avatar of superstar producer and DJ David Guetta.music business worldwide
https://www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/roblox-and-sony-reveal-that-24kgoldn-will-be-the-latest-artist-to-a-perform-virtual-concert-on-the-gaming-platform1/ Roblox and Sony announce that 24kGoldn will be the latest artist to hold a virtual concert on the gaming platform