Blockchain enabled games have made an entry in the mobile game industry long back but there acceptance and appreciation started coming in lately. The entire gaming industry is now looking up to this emerging technology which is going to change the fundamentals of this entire domain. The latest breaking news has come from renowned interactive entertainment firms Atari, which has partnered with Animoca Brands Limited for making the blockchain powered versions of Goon Squad and RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch.
The two firms have got into an agreement which states that Animoca Brand will get the rights to publish blockchain versions of the Atari mobile game. This game will be released on a global level except for a few locations which include Taiwan, China, Macau and Hong Kong. In addition to this, they both have also agreed on a memorandum of understanding for developing a strategic partnership in the blockchain establishment in the games.
According to Globe Newswire, the novel blockchain version of the games will feature integration of non-fungible tokens. The games are likely to get released by mid of next year. However, the agreement remains valid up till 31 March 2022. Both Goon Squad and RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch have been one of the top rated and most downloaded games of the mobile zone. Atari remains one of the market leading names in editing and producing interactive entertainment. This collaboration is being looked upon as a ground-breaking step in the gaming industry.
Impact Of Blockchain On Mobile Game Industry
The unique features of blockchain technology have helped in enhancing the security features and operations in the game network. Also, it has helped in adding incentives for gamers with the usage of digital currency as mentioned by Singularity Hub.
Mobile game industry is involving and integrating even more with the blockchain these days. It is expected that the $108.9 billion gaming industry will reach even further higher with this future technology.[The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views and/or the official policy of the website. ]