The well-known French video Game Publisher Ubisoft plans to integrate the Ethereum block Chain in its games. In-Game purchases should be handled in the future via a block chain-based marketplace. We have to pay in the next "Assassin's Creed" with Ethereum?Selim Baykara
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As the magazine Les Echo reported, citing an Insider, are the developers of Ubisoft in an "advanced stage", the Blockchain, to develop features for the games of the Publishers. Specifically, it is a virtual marketplace that will be based on the Ethereum block Chain. Micro-transactions in the game, such as new Items, weapons, Outfits, or cards may be purchased in the future directly via the Blockchain with crypto-currencies like Ethereum.Pay micro-transactions with the Ethereum block Chain
That just Ubisoft taking this foray is only surprising in the first Moment. The world's fourth-largest Games Publisher, known primarily for blockbusters such as "Assassin's Creed" or "Far Cry", has been a Long time extensive micro-transactions in order to generate additional revenue for its games and earns a lot of money. The Blockchain is ideal for the trade with digital goods, and could be the next logical step to facilitate the processing of micro-transactions.
Ubisoft have already shown in the past, been extremely open to the new technology. On the digital entertainment exhibition ChinaJoy CEO Yves Guillemot 2018 said that the Blockchain has the potential to revolutionize the game industry. By using crypto-currencies could create player content, and safely sell to other players. The players would quasi to to shareholders of Ubisoft and would be better included in the Ecosystem of the Publisher.Ubisoft: "the Blockchain is the next Revolution of the game industry,"
The developers of Ubisoft experimenting since the mid-2018, with concrete use cases of the Blockchain. In September 2018, the company organized the Hackathon Blockchain Heroes. In this case, the Strategic Innovation Lab, Ubisoft developed the prototype of a block chain based game called "Hashcraft". Anne Puck, Blockchain-Manager at Ubisoft, said at the time that the Blockchain "is the biggest Revolution since the Internet." Goal by Ubisoft to create tangible benefits for the players.
the plans of Ubisoft for the Blockchain marketplace develop, remains to be seen. A possible obstacle is the current Limit to the number of concurrent transactions in the Ethereum block Chain is. Especially in the case of extremely popular titles like the Assassin's Creed series, Ubisoft could come quickly to the limits of what is technically Possible.
another Problem is the still unclear legal position of crypto-currencies. In April, the French government adopted the PACTE, although the investment law. However, many questions remain open after this period, and of a uniform regulatory framework in the EU is still far.
so Far, there are, according to Les Echo, in the case of Ubisoft, therefore, still no specific date for implementation of the crypto project: "at The Moment, Ubisoft thinks about the project, but has no fixed schedule. The company is waiting until the law has clarified the situation in France.“
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