Popular Game Distribution Platform, The Abyss Announces a Collaboration with Waves
Seeking to launch a decentralized marketplace for digital goods and in-game items, leading game distribution platform, The Abyss has announced its partnership with open-source blockchain platform Waves. With the launch of the marketplace for digital goods and in-game collectibles, the users will be allowed to use Abyss Tokens to buy items and sell them to the other users.
Now, game developers can link Abyss token straight away into their Waves-based games soon after the amalgamation of Abyss Tokens with Waves blockchain.
According to the announcement, with this partnership, The Abyss is expected to become the first and foremost platform to use Waves platform for a trustless marketplace. Users will be given access to purchase and sell goods on the platform using Abyss tokens. Sasha Ivanov, Founder, and CEO of Waves Platform said,
“We recognize that the huge potential of the $10 billion gaming space is the main use case for blockchain, fully in line with current game mechanics and commodity transactions. We believe that the gaming industry will become a passionate adopter of blockchain and that collaboration with Abyss will drive its widespread use.”
The partnership of Waves Technology will allow The Abyss to form one of the most effective and latest digital marketplaces in the video game industry, claimed The Abyss Founder Konstantin Boyko-Romanovsky.
Other than enhancing the blockchain adoption, it may also boost the speed of the processing trading transactions, Konstantin Boyko-Romanovsky added.
Meanwhile, The Abyss has also inked partnership with Epic Games to allow developers on the platform to access the Unreal Developers Network.
As per the spokesperson of the Abyss, the program aims to attract more gaming studios and titles to The Abyss platform. It will also support Unreal Engine developers in cryptocurrency adoption. They will be allowed to accept Abyss token both for in-game purchase and game in a legal and an easy-to-use manner.
Earlier in June 2019, Waves also made a crucial upgrade to its blockchain. With the upgrade, decentralized applications were enabled on the platform which would allow developers to carry out calculations vital for use cases on the Waves blockchain.