Shiba inu (CRYPTO: SHIB), which revealed its intention to enter the gaming and metaverse businesses in late November, has taken another step in that direction.
What happened: Australian game developer PlaySide Studios announced on Wednesday that it has entered into a fixed price working development agreement with Shiba Inu Games. Agreement provides for PlaySide to provide production, design, engineering, art, user interface and experience development services to Shiba Inu Games on a new game title during the term of the agreement. eight months.
Shiba Inu Games, although a separate entity, exists within the larger Shiba ecosystem. The game will take inspiration from the art of the Shiboshi NFT of the SHIB token and feature a collection of cards, strategy and combat mechanics. Shiboshis are a collection of 10,000 exclusive NFTs generated by Shiba Inu released on October 14 and written on the Ethereum blockchain.
The collectible multiplayer card game, according to the Australian company, is expected to roll out across multiple platforms. Its launch is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023.
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The official twitter account of the Shiba ecosystem, using the username @Shibtoken tweeted regarding the collaboration.
#ShibArmy we are so excited for the future!
– Shib (@Shibtoken) December 8, 2021
PlaySide is the game studio that has developed popular titles such as “Age of Darkness” and “Jumanji Epic Run”.
Why this is important: The partnership will take advantage of burgeoning global trends such as the metaverse and the growing popularity of new technologies such as cryptocurrencies, non-fungible tokens and blockchain games, PlaySide said.
The foray into blockchain gaming will likely help the Shiba Inu community to improve the project’s use cases and in the adoption improvement process. It could give dog-themed crypto an edge over its biggest rival Dogecoin (CRYPTO: DOGE).
Shiba Inu is down 4.31% on a 24-hour basis to $ 0.000035.
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