The Kongregate Developer Fund aims to inspire innovative new experiences with grants for developers bringing blockchain games to Kongregate.com
SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Kongregatecreators of the beloved online gaming platform kongregate.com and a pioneering blockchain game developer, and X immutable, Ethereum’s leading Layer 2 (L2) scaling solution, continues to build on its partnership. Today they announced a $40 million fund consisting of a pool of IMX tokens that will be awarded as grants for blockchain game integrations on kongregate.com. kongregate.com is relaunching later this year to become the premier destination for blockchain games from established and indie developers and home to a new generation of gamers.
Kongregate, which was founded in 2006, has a long history of developing and delivering fun and innovative gaming experiences across all platforms and technologies. With the relaunch of kongregate.com for web3 coming later this year, the company is staying true to its roots in games advocacy, community building and supporting independent developers by cultivating one of the games industry’s most inclusive spaces for the developer innovation, lively community interaction and game discovery. Developers will benefit from its end-to-end integration solution to ensure that every game on the platform is a fun and engaging experience for gamers. This includes a blockchain SDK, game design and tokenomics consultations, and community growth services.
“With the relaunch of Kongregate.com for web3, we are once again creating a destination like no other for developers and gamers to come together to discover, discuss and play games!” mentioned Max Murphy, Chief Technology Officer of Kongregate. “As gamers ourselves who have long been dedicated to what made the original site so fun and special for millions of community members around the world, we are thrilled to reopen the doors with new, sustainable technology that allows players to live a unique experience and be part of the games they dedicate their time to.”
“We want our players to own their personal game paths,” said Marcus Lipp, CEO of Kongregate. “Blockchain technology allows us to give them a deeper experience in ways not possible with traditional games, allowing players to help shape what comes next in the scenarios they love to be able to retain their uniqueness at across titles.Through our ongoing partnership with Immutable X, we’re ensuring our players have the best NFT experience possible with technology that brings true innovation to gameplay, while ensuring it’s green and scalable. “
“As an early innovator in online gaming, we are proud to partner with Kongregate to help power the next generation of blockchain gaming,” said Robbie Ferguson, co-founder and president, Immutable. “With today’s launch of our blockchain development fund, we are excited to deepen our relationship with Kongregate as we work together to attract the best and brightest developers to create new titles on the relaunched web3 platform. from Kongregate.”
We will soon be sharing more information about our plans with the developers currently on the platform; for new developers wishing to learn more, please contact [email protected] to add to our mailing list.
About Kongregate Inc.
Kongregate is a leading game developer and architect of Kongregate.com game portal. Formed in 2006 as a platform to amplify independent game developers and build passionate gaming communities, Kongregate has always put developers and gamers first. Today, the company is focused on delivering fun gaming experiences to gamers around the world using the latest technologies for Web3 and traditional platforms. Its mobile games have been downloaded hundreds of millions of times and have billions of gameplays. Kongregate is part of the international digital entertainment group MTG and has three offices across United States: San DiegoPortland and Chicago.
About Immutable X
X immutable is the leading Layer 2 scaling solution for NFTs to enable gasless minting and trading, without compromising the security of the world’s most widely used blockchain for NFTs, Ethereum. The solution, powered by by StarkWare innovative technology, offers instant transaction confirmation, massive scalability (up to 9,000 transactions per second), and a fantastic developer and user experience. Immutable X has announced integrations with established marketplaces such as OpenSea and Mintable, and powers some of the biggest NFT games on consumer apps (TikTok), DeFi (SuperFarm) and games (Highrise, ESL Gaming, Ember Sword, Planet Quest, Gods Unchained, Guardians Guild, GreenPark Sports, Illuvium, MyCryptoHeroes+).
To learn more about Immutable, visit: https://www.immutable.com/
SOURCE Immutable X