Cardano ($ADA) Powered Metaverse ‘Pavia’ Announces Details About Upcoming Updates

The team behind  Pavia ($PAVIA), an exciting metaverse project built on the Cardano platform, said today that it is currently testing a new map user interface, which is something that land owners seem to be eagerly waiting for.

Where Does the Pavia Name Come From?

As you may know, the Cardano blockchain was named after Gerolamo Cardano (1501–1576), who was “an Italian polymath, whose interests and proficiencies ranged through those of mathematician, physician, biologist, physicist, chemist, astrologer, astronomer, philosopher, writer, and gambler.”

He was “one of the most influential mathematicians of the Renaissance, and was one of the key figures in the foundation of probability and the earliest introducer of the binomial coefficients and the binomial theorem in the Western world.” He was born on the 24th of September, 1501 in Pavia, which is in the Lombardy region of Italy.

This is why the people behind this Cardano-powered metaverse chose the name “Pavia”.

Pavia Land Parcels

Each land parcel is “a uniquely numbered Cardano NFT (CNFT) based on coordinates within Pavia.io.” There are 100,000 land parcels in total in the Pavia metaverse.

The first 60,000 of these were sold in Q4 2021: 29,000 pacels in land sale #1 and 31,000 parcels in land sale #2. UK and U.S. rersidents were excluded from participation in these sales due to “regulatory uncertainty”. A final land sale will take place in Q1 2022.




Each land parcel is 16m x 16m with a build height of 20m.

The Pavia Roadmap (V3)

Source: Pavia

Recent Updates to Pavia

Here is the what the current (V3) map user interface looks like:

Earlier today, the Pavia team sent out a tweet that suggested that users would soon be enjoying a new map UI.

On Monday (July 25), the Pavia asked users for suggestions for enhancements they would like to see in Pavia’s metaverse builder tool:

Here is an example of a virtual garden a Pavia user has built with this tool:

And on July 15, the Pavia team released a YouTube video to showcase their progress on the Pavia Stadium: