DBS Bank collaborates with The Sandbox to establish ‘BetterWorld’ metaverse


  • DBS Bank is the first Singapore bank to move into the metaverse.
  • DBS will deploy the platform with a goal to profile social entrepreneurs who have brought positive change via innovative business models.
  • It will also work with collaborators and partners from the community, government, technology and business sectors.

DBS has collaborated with “The Sandbox” to grow its banking experience in the virtual world. The partnership focuses on establishing a metaverse platform to offer users an experience of an improved and sustainable world.

The name of the virtual world will be “DBS BetterWorld” and everyone will have it for free. DBS is the latest firm to explore its abilities  with web3 and metaverse

DBS aims to take a 3×3 plot of LAND in the game and develop the virtual property using immersive features.

Piyush Gupta, DBS CEO, said: 

Metaverse technology, while still evolving, could also fundamentally change the way banks interact with customers and communities.

He also shared that digital advancements have led to introducing the biggest changes in the gaming industry.   

DBS will also integrate DBS BetterWorld with LiveBetter, which is a digital platform launched by the bank in 2021. 

The bank aims for “The Sandbox” DBS BetterWorld to serve as an extra interactive platform for customer experience. It is also looking forward to advancing its major services via providing a platform for visitors and allowing them to know more about the firm in the metaverse.