Major South Korean game developer and publisher Nexon has announced Polygon as the choice for its upcoming MMOG web3 project. MapleStory Universe.
The move is encouraging news for the industry, especially in light of CCP Games’ announcement of a $40 million raise to create a blockchain game based on one of the world’s largest MMOGs. Eva Online.
Choosing Polygon Supernets provides the technology and business support the game needs to MapleStory Universe ecosystems, but also expand the scope of the in-game economy.
“We are looking forward to expanding the NFT ecosystem provided by MapleStory Universe relying on Polygon,” said Game Team Leader Sung-Yong Hwan, adding, “We will work closely with the Polygon Labs team to develop and promote the game.”
Players will be able to trade items with each other using currency MapleStory Universe. Players will also receive NFTs through gameplay such as hunting monsters and completing quests.
Over the past 20 years in MapleStory The IP has attracted over 180 million registered users, making the game one of the most played games on Nexon.
“Nexon chooses Polygon Supernets for its worldwide hit. MapleStory Universe sends a clear signal to the entire gaming industry about the future of blockchain gaming,” said Ryan Wyatt, president of Polygon Labs.
Find out more at MapleStory Universe Web site.