Double Jump Tokyo Obtains Sega IP Rights For New Blockchain Game
Blockchain game developer Double Jump Tokyo has announced that the company has obtained the rights to an IP from Sega for use in a new game.
Double Jump Tokyo Licenses Sega’s Sangokushi Taisen for New Blockchain Game
As revealed by the developer in a blogpost, the new game will focus on the “Sangokushi” (Three Kingdoms) theme.
This blockchain-based project will be a collectible card game and will feature artwork from Sega’s “Sangokushi Taisen” IP.
Sega is one of the most recognizable names in gaming, with Sonic being the company’s most recognizable IP. The company not only develops and distributes console video games, but also arcades, merchandising and other products.
Double Jump Tokyo is a Japanese startup specializing in the development of NFT solutions and blockchain games. The company already has experience working with big developers like Bandai Namco and Square Enix.
For this new project, the developer will take care of the game’s development, while Sega will only provide the license for Sangokushi Taisen.
The game will be built on the Oasys blockchain, a new architecture designed for games of this type by Double Jump Tokyo in collaboration with other leading companies in the industry.
Hironobu Ueno, CEO and founder of the company, commented, “With a unique architecture optimized for blockchain gaming, Oasys aims to solve the hurdles for gamers, offering fast transactions and zero gas fees, and providing users with a more comfortable gaming experience.” .
The Oasys blockchain utilizes the Proof-of-Stake (PoS) mechanism to reach consensus, which means that the network is eco-friendly.
Games using NFTs and general blockchain technology have seen tremendous growth in recent times as they have gained more traction. Even during the recent crypto industry bear market, the sector continued to perform well.
However, there has also been some outrage at games of this type from traditional gamers. Earlier this year, Sega said it might back off blockchain games if gamers opposed the idea.
This new project implies that the company intends to stick with its plans, at least for now. There is currently no confirmed release date or platform for Double Jump Tokyo’s Sangokushi Taisen web3 game.
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