Place/Date: – July 19th, 2021 at 4:00 pm UTC · 3 min read
Polygon has been one of the fastest-growing Dapp platforms for Ethereum scaling, rapidly becoming the de-facto standard for DeFi, NFTs and Blockchain Gaming with 500+ Dapps, ~7M daily txns and 18M+ unique wallets.
The rise of gaming on Polygon has been especially noticeable, with more than 100,000 blockchain gamers on Polygon and top Web 3 games like Aavegotchi, Zed Run, Skyweaver by Horizon Games, Megacryptopolis, Neon District, Cometh and major metaverse projects like Decentraland, Decentral.Games, Sandbox, Somnium Space and Atari building high-quality gaming experiences thanks to Polygon’s high speed and fast confirmation times. Polygon’s strong NFT infrastructure boasts the likes of OpenSea, Upshot, Unifty, Unicly, Valuables by CENT, amongst others.
This tight-knit and exponentially growing gamers community is what led to the creation of Polygon Studios: a brand new arm at Polygon that is focused on growing the global Blockchain Gaming and NFT Industry, and bridging the gap between Web 2 and Web 3 gaming.
With Polygon Studios, Polygon aims to create a new wing with the following objectives:
- Establish and cement Polygon’s position as the de-facto platform for games in the decentralized gaming industry
- Create a brand that attracts top builders, artists and investors to the Polygon NFT ecosystem
- Position Polygon as the go-to platform for IP Owners and large Web 2.0 looking to venture into Web3
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The initial launch will focus on the following initiatives:
- Polygon Gaming Studio: Helping developers and teams create blockchain-enabled gaming experiences through quality infrastructure and tolling, easy to use SDKs, investment, marketing, technology and community support.
- Polygon NFT Studio: Helping big brands, IP owners, celebrities etc. ideate and launch custom NFT models and marketplaces
Polygon Studios is a huge initiative from Polygon that is aimed at doubling down on the vibrant NFT and gaming ecosystem that is already building on Polygon. With the launch of Polygon Studios, games get 360-degree building support, big brands and much loved franchises can launch on Polygon, and gamers can enjoy a whole new world of play to earn opportunities and decentralised gaming.
About Polygon Studios
Polygon Studios is the Gaming and NFT arm of Polygon focused on growing the global Blockchain Gaming and NFT Industry and bridging the gap between Web 2 and Web 3 gaming through investment, marketing and developer support. The Polygon Studios ecosystem comprises highly loved games and NFT Dapps like OpenSea, Upshot, Aavegotchi, Zed Run, Skyweaver by Horizon Games, Decentraland, Megacryptopolis, Neon District, Cometh and Decentral.Games.
If you’re a game developer, builder or NFT creator looking to join the Polygon Studios ecosystem, get started here.
Polygon is the first well-structured, easy-to-use platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its core component is Polygon SDK, a modular, flexible framework that supports building and connecting Secured Chains like Plasma, Optimistic Rollups, zkRollups, Validium, etc, and Standalone Chains like Polygon POS, designed for flexibility and independence. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 500+ Dapps, ~350M txns, and ~1.8M+ unique users.
If you’re an Ethereum Developer, you’re already a Polygon developer! Leverage Polygon’s fast and secure txns for your Dapp, get started here.