Build or destroy your own universe out of 8-bit blocks! Play the #1-pixel world creation game & build anything you can imagine! There are no limits to your creativity.

Craft or destroy amazing worlds with your godly touch in The Sandbox Evolution, the #1 pixel art world creation game.

Build anything you can dream up with advanced physics, over 250 elements and fully controllable heroes. In The Sandbox Evolution, worlds are up to 10x bigger. Create rich pixel worlds complete with ambient life, traps, platforms and enemies. You can even make your own pixel art!

There are no limits to your creativity and imagination!

"The game makes you feel creative!" - 4.5/5, TouchArcade
"Almost everything you'd expect from a game that's trying to be a sandbox." - 4.5/5, 148 Apps
"A step up from an already beloved game, and I can only imagine how it’s going to improve even more over time." - 4/5, GameZebo


- Add magic to your levels with the mythical Unicorn
- Shoot Fire, Ice or Water with your very own Dragon
- Drop the prehistoric Megalodon into the water & make any other animal into lunch
- Add Big Foot & watch him generate tiny earthquakes with his bare hands
- Create prehistoric fury with the T-Rex
- Watch incredible effects that change the environment, destroying, killing and changing elements
- Add fierce beasts or cute pets like Cats, Corgis and Sheep - you choose what lives in your universe!

- Build 8-bit 2D pixel worlds up to 10x bigger than the previous Sandbox
- Start from scratch or use predefined templates
- Mix & match over 170 elements to discover their unique interactions
- Manipulate Mud, Water, Sand, Fire, Metal, Electricity, Acid, Lava & more
- Craft wonders like the Parthenon & Giza Pyramid
- Control Heroes with different skillsets to shoot, fly & more

- Bring life to your worlds with Dogs, Bears, Cows, Sabertooth Tigers & more
- Spread foliage & numerous tree varieties to bring beauty to your new world
- Decorate Houses, Castles & Igloos
- Make dynamic life with AI Humans
- Turn your world into Zombie Apocalypse if you want

- Add tech like Batteries, Crosswires, Resistance, Bulbs, Heaters, Coolers, LEDs & Sensors
- Destroy everything you can with C4, Meteorites, Nitro & TNT

- Draw retro style pixel art using 100 colors
- Compose your own chiptune songs

- Share your worlds with other players
- Search worlds by keyword or tags (pixel art, music, arcade & more)
- Filter & find the Newest or Hottest creations
- Rate & bookmark your favorite levels
- Follow your favorite creators

- Start with ready-to-use 4x4 pixel blocks then add platforms, traps & enemies
- Create your own levels with Controllable Heroes, Platforms, Blocks, Spikes & more
- Create PAC-MAN mazes
- Make your own 8bit pixel platformer or infinite runner game. Add a hero & BOOM! You’ve made your very own game in less than a minute :)

- Experience the creation of the universe through a full campaign of 13 levels
- Explore & fight with the Caveman to recover his child in the Caveman Campaign
- Dash to victory in the Runner Campaign & try to get #1 on the leaderboards
- Learn how to draw pixel art like a real artist in the zen drawing Pixel Art Campaign
- New Daily Quests, pulled from the best player creations. Challenge the best in the world, or build your levels for a chance to be featured

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Each new Update of The Sandbox Evolution will bring even more elements, heroes and campaigns!
You’ll see… no one could ever dream a better world than yours!

Download The Sandbox Evolution and build your world today!

What's New

Version 1.5.4

Create your own Dungeon-Crawler game with this new update!
Ready to explore dungeons full of traps & enemies?

- 1 new Hero: Swipe Knight, a top-down character who can be upgraded
- 5 Enemies: Goblin, Shield Goblin, Crossbow Goblin, Miner Goblin and Snake.
- 4 Spirits: they patrol specific areas and affect your status: Confusion, Ice, Fire, Acid
- 2 new Hazards: Rotoblade and ElectroCoil.
- And more: Jump Pad, Moving Platforms, Redirector, Teleportal, Destroyable Vase, Knight Coins.

Ratings and Reviews

4.2 out of 5

2K Ratings

2K Ratings

Editors’ Notes

An amazing place to build and create, The Sandbox Evolution lets us be reality-shaping gods. Tons of elements and a deep tutorial give you everything you need to craft stunning worlds or make your own platformer, chiptunes, or pixel-art paintings. Even if you don’t feel like building, you’ll have hours of fun exploring other players’ creations and earning mana used to expand your toolset.

unfair but Fun


People that are pour might not have a enough money to buy premium and they maybe also think it’s unfair that only premium members can get that certain item I wanted a dragon BUT GUESS WHAT I CANT GET IT BECAUSE I WEREN’T A PREMIUM MEMBER😡😡😡😡 I think what all you care about is money 💰 💴 💵 AND READ YOUR REVIEWS PLZ still this game is unfair because I don’t have enough money and not many people would have enough money or their parents wont get it for them maybe. so plz make everything free because I care that some children wont have enough fun on this game like about in 1 hour it gets boring in my opinion. plz make it to where theirs no premium member things Like no things you have to buy with real money kids wont enjoy this game much unless their a premium member still I don’t like having to pay real money my parents wont get it for me so plz plz make it to where this game is money free so everyone can enjoy this game without having to pay money one other thing can you make it to where you can play as any thing you wanna like a tree animal or person it would be funny 😆 to be a tree 🌲 oh and add a farm house and farm animals I would love to play as animals and anything I wanted to even a block or something else pls fix it

Developer Response

Hi there. Thank you for rating and reviewing us :) I can sure you we do read our reviews and take everything into consideration. Whether it’s negative or positive feedback, we do appreciate it. :) As team is doing the best they can to improve upon the new system for both premium and non premium users. We hope that you’ll find this to be true for you as time goes on and as we release future updates :)


Story mode: Tools Menu Bug


Dear Developers,

I was in the Genesis chapter of story mode when I had gotten to the level that teaches you how to use the fill tool. The only problem was that as soon as the checklist that shows the requirements needed to complete the level popped up, the icon that allows you to switch your tools became unavailable. And I know it has to do with the checklist because I was able to tap on the tools button before the checklist and switch to the fill tool and after the checklist appeared the tools menu was marked out even though I had the fill tool. And because of that the level didn’t register that had the fill tool equipped since it kept telling me to equip the fill tool even though I already had it. And so the only way to complete the level was to use mana to skip it. Also this problem seems to occur in other levels since the level after the introduction to the fill tool also used the fill tool and once again I could not access the tools menu.

Long story short, please fix this developers. And sorry that this review was really long.

Developer Response

Hi there. So sorry about that. Our developers are working to fix this as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience caused.


In-App Purchases

Premium Pack

Unlock All Premium Elements


Swipe Knight Pack

Unlock Swipe Knight & Dungeon Crawler Mode


Dino Pack

Unlock 6 Dinosaurs Elements!


All Heroes Pack

Unlock all heroes of the game


Miner Pack

Unlock all Miner elements!


Enemies Pack

Unlock Enemies & Hazards!



211.9 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
English, French, Spanish
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
In-App Purchases
  1. All Mana Elements Pack $9.99
  2. Ecstasy Pack $1.99
  3. All Elements Pack $9.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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