Polygon creates Polygon Studios, targets exponential growth of global blockchain gaming and NFT industry

By: Daniela Kirova
Daniela Kirova
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on Jul 19, 2021
  • Polygon is the facto standard for Blockchain gaming, DeFi, and NFTs with 500+Dapps, 18M+ unique wallets
  • The new arm’s ecosystem consists of popular NFT Dapps and Web 3 games
  • 100,000+ blockchain gamers enjoy top-quality gaming with Polygon's high speed

Polygon (MATIC/USD) is widely recognized as the facto standard for Blockchain gaming, DeFi, and NFTs with 500+ Dapps, more than 18 million unique wallets, and around 7 million daily txns. It is one of the most rapidly growing Dapp platforms for Ethereum (ETH/USD) scaling.

Bridging the gap between Web 2 and Web 3 gaming

Polygon’s dynamic, tightly-knit gaming community led the platform to create Polygon Studios, a new arm focused on increasing the global blockchain gaming and NFT industry. Polygon Studios will bridge the gap between Web 2 and Web 3 gaming through developer, marketing, and investment support. The new arm’s ecosystem consists of popular NFT Dapps and Web 3 games like Aavegotchi, Zed Run, OpenSea, Upshot, Skyweaver by Horizon Games, Neon District, Cometh, Decentraland (MANA/USD), Megacryptopolis, and Decentral.Games.

New arm to consolidate Polygon’s position as decentralized gaming industry platform

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With Polygon Studios, Polygon wants to create a brand that attracts reputable investors, artists, and developers to its NFT ecosystem and consolidate its position as the de-facto decentralized gaming industry platform. The studios have the potential to position Polygon as the platform of choice for major Web 2 and IP Owners looking to move into Web 3.

Polygon comments that Polygon Gaming Studio will help teams and developers create blockchain-enabled gaming experiences through quality tolling and infrastructure, community support, technology, marketing, investment, and easy to use SDKs. They add:

“Polygon NFT Studio will help big brands, IP owners, celebrities etc. ideate and launch custom NFT models and marketplaces.”  

More than 100,000 blockchain gamers on Polygon enjoy top-quality gaming experiences with the ecosystem’s fast confirmation times and high speed. Among the NFTs hosted on Polygon’s solid infrastructure are Unifty, Unicly, OpenSea, Upshot, Valuables by CENT, and more.

Full-scale development support

Polygon Studios has set the lofty target of doubling down on the dynamic gaming and NFT ecosystem that is already in development on Polygon. Games will get full-scale dev support with the launch of Polygon Studios. Popular franchises and big brands can launch on the network, and gamers can take advantage of the lucrative new opportunities available through decentralised gaming.

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