Epic Games, the corporate that developed profitable videogame Fortnite, introduced that it has partnered with blockchain recreation distribution platform The Abyss in a press launch shared with Cointelegraph on May 23.
The press launch notes that the partnership will enable builders on the platform entry to the Unreal Developers Network. Epic’s Unreal Engine requires builders to make quarterly funds equal to five% of their returns, as soon as they earned over $3,000.
The engine is commonly employed by so-called triple-A or blockbuster video games, and is thought for being one of many engines able to offering probably the most superior graphics. An Epic Games spokesperson commented on the partnership in an electronic mail despatched to Cointelegraph:
“The program is geared toward attracting extra gaming studios and titles to The Abyss platform, in addition to supporting Unreal Engine builders in cryptocurrency adoption. More particularly, they are going to be capable to settle for ABYSS tokens each for recreation and in-game purchases in authorized and easy-to-use means.”
While the main points of the partnership are unclear, an Epic Games spokesperson reportedly mentioned in an electronic mail to cryptocurrency information outlet Coindesk that builders utilizing Epic’s recreation engine gained’t have to signal a separate settlement.
As Cointelegraph reported in April, blockchain-powered gaming platform Unitopia has obtained $5 million in funding from a bunch of funding and monetary companies firms.
In March, blockchain startup Animoca Brands introduced it had signed a world licensing settlement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain recreation based mostly on the world-renowned racing sequence.