Justin Kan, co-founder of the Twitch video game streaming service, and other gaming industry entrepreneurs have announced that they are launching a market based on Solana (SOL) – designed for non-branded games (NFT). , called Fractal – are about to start.
Fractal will act as a primary marketplace where gaming companies can abandon new products for their fans, as well as a secondary marketplace where users can sell their NFTs to each other. The Fractal team also hopes to develop new NFT cases in gaming, Kan wrote in a post on Medium. He went on to say:
“While players have long recognized the value of item-centric games, when gaming companies build sustainable viability beyond their games by making their in-game NFTs assets in blockchain, huge amounts of value will be unlocked for players. and gaming ecosystems. For players, this means that they can really get the value of their work in the game: the items they own can be bought, traded or sold. For gaming companies, their in-game assets become permanent platforms on which other developers can build experiences. “
The press release described Fractal as a marketplace for NFT gaming, stating that the platform’s mission is to “create an open platform for the free exchange of digital goods”. Continue with:
“We do this by working with the best gaming companies that launch NFTs and build tools to reach their customers on a large scale. We have planned an exciting launch plan that we will launch soon. We have partnered with gaming studios with an in-depth gaming experience. ”
Other founders of Fractal include Robin Chan, who founded a mobile gaming company called XPD Media and game development giant Zynga, and Mike Angell, who previously worked for Fast and Shopify.
Investor interest in blockchain gaming has grown rapidly in recent months as companies such as CoinFund and Multicoin Capital fund start-up blockchain-based gaming businesses. Even the popular NFT Bored Ape Yacht Club project is expected to have a blockchain-based game in the second quarter of next year through a partnership with Animoca Brands.