Polygon, a full-stack Ethereum scaling solution, today announced it has formed a strategic partnership with Decentral Games, a metaverse gaming decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), to solve challenges around scalability, interoperability, speed, and transaction costs during play-to-earn games.
Under the partnership, Decentral Games will leverage Polygon’s Proof-of-Stake (PoS) blockchain as an ultra-low fee, sustainable, and efficient base of operations to build, enhance, and scale its games.
Polygon’s Ethereum scaling solution will allow Decentral Games to eliminate outages and long maintenance periods that can significantly affect the gaming experience – an important challenge to address given the rapidly rising number of users joining the metaverse.
Enhanced interoperability between Ethereum-based projects, enabled by Polygon’s protocol, will also ensure seamless cross-chain asset transfers, as well as increased liquidity for the community.
Ultimately, Decentral Games’ end users will enjoy faster in-game transactions at lower costs, while having peace of mind knowing that all transactions are carbon-neutral.
“I am excited for our partnership to bring significant advantages to the Decentral Games community, in terms of further enhancing our game mechanics, enabling a more seamless gaming experience, and making mainstream adoption of play-to-earn games a reality.”
– Decentral Games CEO Anthony Miles
Decentral Games, built on Ethereum, has been developing layer-2 on Polygon since 2019. Its contributions have become one of the most significant sources of transactions on the Polygon network.
As the third-largest node on Polygon, with over $131 million of $MATIC worth of transactions, Decentral Games generates an additional source of revenue for $DG token holders.
“Polygon is thrilled with the developments made by Decentral Games thus far, and we look forward to partnering with them as they continue to innovate and diversify what they can offer as a blockchain entertainment platform and metaverse.”
– Shreyansh Singh, Head of Gaming and NFTs at Polygon
Polygon has become the preferred framework for many decentralized applications and fintech institutions leveraging Ethereum’s ecosystem. The surge in adoption has resulted in Polygon’s market capitalization growing 10-fold since February, reaching over $11 billion.