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Blockchain Based Gaming Is Coming to the App Store

October 11, 2023
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There’s a new game coming Apple and Android devices. And it’s built on top of the blockchain.

What’s happening:

  • Mythical Games is preparing to launch their second ever sports game onto Apple and Android devices
  • Mythical Games recently launched a blockchain powered video game known as NFL Rivals which has seen millions of downloads

Why it matters:

  • Apple has traditionally been very against blockchain based games or games that allow for trading of digital assets so their approval is notable
  • Mythical Games has a lengthy list of strategic investors spanning from Silicon Valley venture fund a16z to NBA legend Michael Jordan

Going deeper:

  • The new game is a racing game called Nitro Nation World Tour and allows players to collect unique NFTs built around famous automaker brands such as Aston Martin, Jaguar, Pagani and more

By the numbers:

  • The last financing round for Mythical Games pegged the video game maker at more than a $1.25B USD valuation

The intrigue:

  • McLaren Automotive has officially partnered with Mythical on Nitro Nation World Tour

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