HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 13 July 2022 - Hang Seng Bank's virtual "GO!GingerOnion 5** College" opened its doors in The Sandbox metaverse on 14 July 2022. The initiative is designed to give encouragement to Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination ('DSE') students who are due to receive their DSE results next week. The event aims to lift students' spirits during one of the most stressful milestones of school life by asking them to complete quests to obtain 5**, the top mark for exam subjects. 40 stars collected can be redeemed for beverage coupons in the 'real world', on a first-come-first-served basis.
Hang Seng Bank's GO!GingerOnion launches "GO!GingerOnion 5** College" in the metaverse. An avatar of Ms Diana Cesar, Executive Director and Chief Executive of Hang Seng, features as a non-player character. As the Principal of the college, she greets student participants and encourages them not to worry about the results when they have done their best.
Non-player characters ('NPC') include an avatar based on Diana Cesar, Executive Director and Chief Executive of Hang Seng Bank, and the social media hosts of GO!GingerOnion, including Ginger and Onion. They will greet student players at the virtual college and offer words of inspiration.
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