Catheon Gaming and Polygon Announce Preferred Blockchain Gaming Partnership
HONG KONG AND SYDNEY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Catheon Gaming (“Catheon”), the world’s fastest growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment platform, and Polygon Studios, the leading Layer 2 scaling solution for Ethereum, today announce a preferred blockchain gaming partnership. The partnership combines Catheon’s expertise in world-class blockchain and metaverse gaming with Polygon’s breakthrough blockchain technology to enable developers to build scalable, user-friendly dApps with low transaction fees without having to sacrifice the security.
Through this partnership, Polygon will support the launch of Catheon Gaming, Onigiri and Cosmic Break game titles on their network. Cosmic Break and Onigiri are successful anime franchises in their own right in their native Japan. However, the anime’s popularity with international audiences has grown, especially with the gaming community. Building on this, Catheon Gaming is able to bring millions of gamers to Polygon’s Web3 ecosystem.
“This partnership embodies the shared vision to bring quality entertainment and gaming to the blockchain and put user experience first,” said William Wu, Founder and Co-CEO of Catheon Gaming. “We are thrilled to partner with Polygon Studios to launch Onigiri and Cosmic Break on the Polygon network. With a focus on speed, scalability, and cost, we believe Polygon is the ideal partner for Catheon Gaming to advance its multi-channel strategy.
“Catheon Gaming has become one of the most promising and comprehensive game development centers in the Web3 space, and its goal of bringing standard games to the blockchain has us all here at Polygon excited. We look forward to seeing the hard work of Catheon Gaming begin to come to fruition in the months and years to come on Polygon” said Urvit Goel, Head of Global Games Business Development, Polygon Studios.
Onigiri is a beloved MMORPG that explores the beauty of ancient Japan, with fast-paced, player versus environment gameplay. Launched in 2013, Onigiri has over 5 million downloads worldwide. With the support of Catheon Gaming, Onigiri will be one of the first Japanese P2E MMORPGs on the blockchain.
CosmicBreak has attracted over 40 million total players over the franchise’s 14-year lifespan and leapfrogs into the world of Web 3.0 by reintroducing exclusive NFT playable characters with in-game utilities, including gameplay mechanics. game and gain amplified. Cosmic Break is a 3D MMO third-person shooter, anime-style game and free-to-play MMO with high-speed and exhilarating combat gameplay.
“Catheon Gaming is focused on moving gaming experiences to a Web3 format from Web2, which fosters a player-centric economy. At the heart of this is the quality of development, where the success of blockchain gaming truly resides,” said Mark Aubrey, co-CEO of Catheon Gaming.
About Catheon Gaming
Catheon Gaming, named by KPMG-HSBC as one of the Top 10 Emerging Giants in Asia Pacific, is the world’s fastest growing integrated blockchain gaming and entertainment company. Catheon Gaming is the only end-to-end platform offering world-class technical, publishing and partnering capabilities for the world’s leading game studios, companies and brands looking to make their way to Web3. By being the partner of choice, Catheon Gaming has built the largest blockchain gaming portfolio in the industry, supporting our vision to revolutionize the way we play, live and win.
Polygon is the leading blockchain development platform, delivering scalable, affordable, secure, and durable blockchains for Web3. Its growing suite of products provides developers with easy access to leading scaling solutions including L2 (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), Sidechains, Hybrid, Autonomous and Enterprise Chains, and Data Availability . Polygon’s scaling solutions have been widely adopted with over 19,000 decentralized applications hosted, over 1.6 billion transactions processed, over 142 million unique user addresses, and over $5 billion in secure assets. Polygon is carbon neutral with the goal of leading the Web3 ecosystem by going carbon negative.
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About Polygon Studios
Polygon Studios aims to host the most popular blockchain projects in the world. The Polygon Studios team is focused on supporting developers building decentralized applications on Polygon by providing Web2 and Web3 teams with a suite of services such as developer support, partnering, strategy, go-to-market and technical integrations. Polygon Studios backs projects ranging from OpenSea to Prada, Adidas to Draft Kings, and Decentral Games to Ubisoft.