GameCredits Signs Deal with Unity Technologies to Bring Blockchain to Game Developers and Gamer
Partnership brings blockchain-based gaming ecosystem to the world’s most popular creation engine Belgrade, Serbia, October 24, 2017 — GameCredits, a Blockchain company driving innovation in the games industry, today announced the company has signed a deal with Unity Technologies, creator of the world’s most popular creation engine, that will bring the benefits of blockchain to more than 3 billion devices and millions of game developers worldwide.
Through this deal, both companies will introduce novel forms ofgame distribution for the $100 billion* gaming industry, placing a particularfocus on the fast-growing world of mobile gaming and eSports. GameCredits’mobile game store, GPlay, will be integrated with Unity’s game-developmentecosystem and developers will be able to effortlessly publish their gamesdirectly into GPlay. GPlay will share 90% of gross revenue (instead of theindustry standard 70%), and will pay developers within 60 hours (insteadof 60 days).
"Unity is known for aggressively adopting new technologies thatdemocratize game development, solve hard problems and enable success fordevelopers. With GameCredits, we intend to bring about a paradigm shift in thegaming industry. Blockchain solutions will help disintermediate gamepublishing and give better returns to creators," said Hubert Larenaudie,President Asia Pacific, Unity Technologies.
“Our partnership with Unity Technologies is a major step forward forboth the gaming industry and the blockchain world. With GPlay and our eSportplatform, we are bringing the benefits of blockchain and digital assets to thelargest global audience yet, enabling true mainstream adoption of thesetechnologies for the first time,” said Sergey Sholom, GameCredits CEO andGPlay President.
Unity exists to democratize development, solve hard problems and enablesuccess -- three core values that are the driving forces of Unity’s adoption bymillions of creators. Unity powers more than 50% of all new mobile games andover 2/3rds of all AR and VR content. Interactive content made with Unityreaches nearly 3 billion devices worldwide.
Following a record-breaking $53 million crowdsale earlier this year,GameCredits has been developing a suite of blockchain products for the gamingindustry, all under its GPlay initiative. GameCredits recently joinedHyperledger, a Linux Foundation blockchain consortium whose members includeIBM, Intel, Cisco, American Express, JP Morgan and other leaders from variousindustries.
GamesCredits will introduce its blockchain solutions at Unite thepopular developers conferences in Melbourne, Singapore and India in the nextfew weeks.