Polygon, the second-layer solution for the Ethereum network, has launched a new initiative aimed at videogame developers and non-Fungible Token artists.
Already a market-leading platform for blockchain gaming, the project aims to continue Polygon’s growth and help meet its ambition of becoming a ‘hotbed of digital culture’.
This comes amid news that Polygon has successfully integrated with MoonPay, in an effort to break down the barriers to entry for MATIC (Polygon’s PoS chain) users on all payment methods from digital wallets, to traditional credit and debit cards.
🔥 Presenting Polygon Studios: our brand new arm for the Blockchain Gaming & NFT ecosystem. This will cement Polygon’s existing lead position as the de-facto platform for NFTs & Gaming!@_PolygonStudios aims to bring the Web2.0 world to Web3.0.
— Polygon (@0xPolygon) July 19, 2021
The famous video game company Atari have already teamed up with MATIC, and Decentraland – the virtual real estate-based game – already utilise Polygon’s ecosystem.
While few details have so far been revealed about the new studio, Polygon’s team have hinted the product span web 2.0 and web 3.0, with the goal of being the preeminent platform for blockchain creatives determined to protect their intellectual property.
5/ 👨👩👧👦 What can the #Polygon community expect from Studios?
— Polygon Studios (@_PolygonStudios) July 19, 2021
Perhaps most exciting for users, is the news that they will be integrating an earn-as-you-play mechanism that will reward players for game time!
What is Polygon (MATIC)?
With surging popularity following investment from Billionaire Mark Cuban, Polygon (MATIC) can be described as a second-layer Ethereum protocol that aims “to create, issue, and manage digital securities on the blockchain”.
Cuban mentioned that he is an active user of Polygon, saying “It is fast; it works well, and most importantly, their user base is growing exponentially.”
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