Game on: Blockchain Game Alliance takes on status quo

Alto, Gimli, Fig, Ubisoft and Ultra join forces with B2Expand, ConsenSys, EverdreamSoft and Enjin to advocate for the democratisation of blockchain within the gaming industry

The Blockchain Game Alliance was yesterday introduced to the world at the inaugural Blockchain Game Summit.

The consortium includes such blockchain and gaming companies as Alto, Gimli, Fig, Ubisoft, Ultra, B2Expand, ConsenSys, EverdreamSoft and Enjin. It aims to highlight the transformative nature of blockchain technology, as well as how it will bring about innovative benefits which will positively impact the gaming ecosystem. It will also look to develop common standards and best practices that “promote the alignment and uniformity of blockchain integration within the gaming community”.

Disrupting the status quo

Dan Biton, Co-founder of Gimli, says: “The Blockchain Game Alliance aims to leverage our combined skills and expertise to provide a bridge between blockchain and gaming in order to accelerate industry adoption. Alliance members will have access to extraordinary businesses with some of the brightest minds, in order to improve collaboration and disrupt the status quo, so the industry can best serve the 2.2 billion active gamers worldwide.”

Nicolas Gilot, Co-CEO of Ultra, comments: “We are advocating for a universal standard in the blockchain gaming space to create a more interoperable and transparent ecosystem which will benefit stakeholders, by furthering innovation and ensuring economic viability.”

“Blockchain is redefining the gaming experience by providing transaction transparency and proof-of-ownership, while also bringing exciting innovations and financial incentives to players. While the alliance is still in its early stages, we are ambitious in our future plans and look forward to welcoming new members and unlocking the power of blockchain technology for the gaming community,” he concludes.

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