Mythical Games Moves to Polkadot
Blockchain game developer Mythical Games announced on the 26th that it will move from Ethereum (ETH) to the Polkadot (DOT) ecosystem. On the same day, the game title “NFL Rivals” was released worldwide. Users can download it from Apple and Android mobile devices.
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Mythical Games Founder and CEO John Linden explained the reason for the move to Polkadot:
We decided to move away from the Ethereum ecosystem due to relatively slow transaction speeds, even with L2 rollup technology, which hinders our scaling plans with new games this year. is.
In addition, it is important to build a security and operations infrastructure that will be robust as the number of gamers increases in the long term, and interoperable with other gaming partners.
With these issues in mind, he considered the destination blockchain and chose Polkadot for its superior innovation, security, and governance.
Mythical Games plans to launch a platform called “Superchain” on Polkadot that can be accessed by partners in the Mythos ecosystem.
Partners and game projects can access the platform and leverage Polkadot’s technology and community without sacrificing interoperability or connectivity.
In addition, the entry of Mythical Games is expected to increase the number of Polkadot users.
In the Mythical Games ecosystem, more than 3 million digital asset transactions are conducted per month, and the number of active wallets that use the unique token “MYTH” for game transactions is said to be more than 1.2 million per day.
What is Polkadot
Projects and ecosystems focused on interoperability. DOT is the network’s native token. It has a high degree of interoperability and scalability due to its unique network structure centered on the main chain “Relay Chain” and the shard chain called “Parachain”.
Official release of NFL Rivals
“NFL Rivals” is a game inspired by the NFL (National Football League). It is a game in which the player becomes a manager and leads the original team, and a total of 32 teams and their affiliated players are represented as NFTs (non-fungible tokens), and it is also possible to trade the trained players.
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CEO John Linden is bullish that NFL Rivals will be able to succeed in the lucrative market of mobile games, partly because it is based on professional football, the most popular sport in the United States. there is
Players are expected to reach “more than 10 million people” in 2023.
Since players can own a digital wallet immediately after registering for the game, it is expected that new participants will be born in the NFT economic zone.
Linden said NFL Rivals had about 150,000 gamers at its test launch, with about 40% playing the game again after playing it the first time.