Zilliqa arbeitet an einer Konsole, die die Möglichkeit bietet, Cryptowährungen zu schürfen, während die Spieler Spaß mit ihren Lieblings-Web3-Spielen haben.
According to Zilliqa released by VentureBeat, the new console is designed for gamers and cryptocurrency enthusiasts as it has its own game hub, Web3 wallet and crypto mining utilities. Next month, Zilliqa will start testing the gaming hub.
For the time being, Zilliqa has refrained from disclosing the console’s hardware specifications; However, judging by the variety of ports shown in the photos (headphone jack, Ethernet, USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, etc.) it’s expected to be a competitive piece of hardware on par with its mainstream rivals.
Connections for Zilliqa game consoles
Zilliqa hopes to become the Steam of Web 3 Gaming
Valentin Cobelea, Head of Gaming Technology at Zilliqa, said the company received a great response from the community when it announced its first game at Gamescom. The team expects to draw users’ attention not only to their device’s gaming capabilities, but also to its monetary incentives, which will be a nice plus for those interested in acquiring it.
“Zilliqa’s hardware console and gaming hub will enable non-crypto natives to make money while playing fun games without the complexity of managing the crypto they earn.”
Cobelea further added that the console and gaming hub will launch in early 2023 once the company expands its catalog. Zilliqa hopes to become “the Steam equivalent for Web3 games”.
“With the support of Zilliqa’s large crypto community and user-friendly infrastructure, we have no doubt that we can become the Steam equivalent for Web3 games.”
Web 3 video games are making their way into the gaming industry
According to a recent Zilliqa report For Web3 games, blockchain gaming activity grew by more than 2000% in 2021, and despite the declining times, some games managed to have more than 300,000 active users.
However, there is still a long way to go before this type of games can compete with those on web 2, since players who enter web 2 do so to have fun without worrying about economic gains, while on web 3 the vast majority of players enter to make money.
According to Zilliqa, the Web3 gaming industry is still in the early years of maturity, so in the future studios may be able to offer new gaming modalities that are not only geared toward monetary incentives, but are also fun and competitive Axe Infinity was in the middle Bitcoin-Bull run, where several families in countries like that Philippines gave up their jobs to devote themselves fully to this game.
Source: Crypto News Deutsch