Ethereum layer 2 scaling solution Polygon today announced launching a new division of Polygon Studios on Tuesday, July 20, which will focus on blockchain games and non-fungible tokens (NFT).
The new studio, Polygon Studios, is divided into two projects: Polygon Gaming Studio and a marketing integrated platform; the former project focuses on providing developers and game creators with decentralised game creation.
Polygon said on Monday:
“With the launch of Polygon Studios, games get 360-degree building support, big brands and much loved franchises can launch on Polygon, and gamers can enjoy a whole new world of play to opportunities and decentralised gaming.”
In addition, another project is called Polygon NFT Studio, which is dedicated to helping brands, and intellectual property owners develop customised NFT models and markets.
Two projects achieving Polygon’s core goal are to consolidate Polygon’s current leading position as the de-facto platform for NFTs and games.
Polygon tweeted that:
“We’re thrilled to work on this mission to serve as a gateway bridging Web 2.0 and Web 3.0 and we aim to further strengthen our dominant position as the de-facto platform for Decentralized Play to Earn and Blockchain Gaming.”
Polygon uses a customised version of the Plasma framework built on proof-of-stake (PoS) checkpoints that run through the Ethereum main chain. The sidechains of Polygon are designed to support various DeFi protocols that run on the Ethereum blockchain.
There are currently more than 100,000 gamers and more than 500 decentralised applications, including game projects such as Aavegotichi, Decentraland, and Skyweaver, and the NFT market OpenSea.
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