Atari, one of the most recognizable gaming brands has partnered with Arkane Network which offers blockchain as a service to help developers integrate digital assets into the gaming ecosystem.
The partnership would see the launch of the Atari token on the Arkane network which can be used by the players to buy, sell, and trade assets. The developers would be able to build various utility tokens based on the Atari token that can be integrated on a number of decentralized gaming applications. Tim Dierckxsens, co-founder and CSO of Arkane network commented on the partnership saying,
“Atari has always been a pioneer in the video game industry, and it is great to see how they understand blockchain technology’s increasing role in the development of the economic landscape within video games and entertainment.
With this partnership, we will bring game developers, the gaming community, and the Atari brand together to embrace blockchain technology as a solution to record digital assets and value transactions.”
Atari Plans to Lead the Decentralized Gaming and Entertainment Industry
Atari has been a flag bearer of the gaming industry for quite some time and has transitioned to incorporate one of the fastest evolving blockchain industry. The gaming brand announced its token offering back in March in the form of Atari token, and also revealed about their plans of exploring a decentralized platform that would offer movies, music, and games through a single platform.
Atari is currently holding a presale of its native token which will be followed by several other presale rounds before it is open to public sale. The firm plans to mint 7.72 billion Atari tokens along with launching their own exchange by the end of this summer. Atari believes Arkane is the perfect partner to help them propel in the decentralized ecosystem
Arkane Network, on the other hand, is a BaaS provider that offers a developer framework for crypto wallets, APIs, and multiple other services. The blockchain firm also helps developers to integrate decentralized elements into different games and is also a member of Blockchain Game Alliance founded by another gaming giant Ubisoft and comprises of Enjin and Forte as other notable members.
We are glad to share that @atari ® — one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and entertainment producers — today announced a new partnership with Arkane Network
— Arkane – Blockchain API and Wallet Provider 💜 (@NetworkArkane) May 14, 2020