Ethereum Polygon’s Layer 2 scaling solution today announced the launch of a new division of Polygon Studios on Tuesday, July 20, which will focus on blockchain games and non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
The new studio, Polygon Studios, is divided into two projects: Polygon Gaming Studio and an integrated marketing platform; The above project focuses on providing game developers and creators with decentralized game creation.
Polygon said Monday:
“With the launch of Polygon Studios, games get 360-degree building support, big-name brands and well-loved franchises can launch on Polygon, and players can experience a whole new world of decentralized gaming and opportunities.”
In addition, another project is called Polygon NFT Studio, which is dedicated to helping brands and intellectual property owners develop custom NFT models and markets.
Two projects that achieve Polygon’s primary goal are to consolidate Polygon’s current leadership position as the de facto platform for NFT and games.
Polygon tweeted that:
“We are delighted to be working on this mission of serving as the gateway between Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 and our goal is to further strengthen our dominant position as the de facto platform for Decentralized Play to Earn and Blockchain Gaming.”
Polygon uses a custom version of the Plasma framework built in Proof-of-Stake (PoS) checkpoints that run through the Ethereum backbone. Polygon sidechains are designed to support various DeFi protocols running on the Ethereum blockchain.
There are currently over 100,000 gamers and over 500 decentralized apps, including game projects like Aavegotichi, Decentraland, and Skyweaver, and the NFT OpenSea marketplace.
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