Immutable X partners with ESL Gaming to power gas free, carbon neutral NFT trading

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on Oct 28, 2021
  • Esports fans all over the world will access gas free and carbon neutral NFT trading and minting
  • Immutable X’s hyper-secure protocol directly inherits the Layer 1 security of Ethereum
  • ESL Pro Tour CS:GO has raised over $5 million in prize awards to gamers

Leading Layer 2 NFT scaling solution Immutable X and ESL Gaming, the world’s leading esports company, have entered a partnership to power gas free, carbon neutral trading of ESL Pro Tour NFTs, Invezz learned from a press release.

Global access to NFTs on Pro Tour

ESL plans to evolve its audience’s experience by developing NFTs through Immutable X. The renowned gaming provider will launch a stable NFT platform enabling esports fans across the globe to buy, sell, and trade NFT assets on ESL Pro Tour.

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The partnership with Immutable X will equip ESL with the infrastructure needed to scale up. Esports fans can access gas free and carbon neutral NFT trading and minting.

Security is guaranteed as Immutable X’s hyper-secure protocol directly inherits the Layer 1 security of Ethereum (ETH/USD).

Bernhard Mogk, SVP of Global Business Development at ESL Gaming, commented the partnership:

The Immutable team has gaming in their DNA and we share the same vision for the future of NFTs. In combination with a deep passion for the community, this is the only way to forge meaningful innovation in the space. We could not be more excited to launch on Immutable X the best possible community driven and fan centric collectible platform to buy, collect and own some of the most memorable moments in EPT history.

ESL Pro Tour CS:GO has raised over $5 million in prize awards to gamers as the overarching structure of ESL Gaming’s global and local CS:GO competitions.

David Hiltscher, VP of Fan Value Management & Analytics at ESL Gaming, added:

We are excited about the opportunity to build our EPT NFT offering on top of the Immutable X platform. Immutable’s solution to carbon neutral and gas-free trading of NFTs fits our needs perfectly, and we can’t wait to show fans what we’re building!

Developed with bleeding edge zk-rollup tech

Immutable X uses StarkWare’s bleeding edge zk-rollup technology. It has been providing its users and developers with zero gas fees, massive scalability, and instant trade confirmation ever since it was founded in April of this year. Immutable X has made a commitment to ensure every NFT on its Layer 2 is fully carbon neutral.

Robbie Ferguson, cofounder of Immutable X, said:

ESL’s vision for NFTs from ESL Pro Tour moments has the fans’ experience top of mind. At Immutable X, we make it easy for leading gaming partners like ESL to integrate NFTs into their experiences without sacrificing security or speed. We are thrilled to partner with a leader like ESL and look forward to a great partnership in the years to come.

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