GMO Media, a subsidiary of Japan’s GMO Internet Group, is partnering with blockchain gaming platform Oasys to launch “GESOTEN Verse.” The collaboration will introduce three new game titles in December 2023 and allow users to integrate existing “GESOTEN by GMO” gaming platform IDs.
In addition, “Gesoten by GMO” will be hosting the “Oasys” booth at Japan’s largest game event “Tokyo Game Show 2023”. This will be held at Makuhari Messe from September 21st (Thursday) to September 24th (Sunday), 2023
- Oasys announces a partnership with GMO Media to launch GESOTEN Verse.
- Three new game titles to be introduced in December 2023.
- Integration of existing “GESOTEN by GMO” IDs to enable seamless blockchain gaming.
- GESOTEN Verse will be featured at the Oasys booth during the Tokyo Game Show 2023.
- Players can earn cryptocurrencies and points as rewards while playing.
The collaboration aims to enable users of the “GESOTEN by GMO” gaming platform to easily engage in blockchain gaming using their existing platform IDs. The platform has previously formed partnerships with domestic point services and e-commerce operations.
GMO Media aims to provide a gaming platform that uses Oasys, which offers high-speed transactions and no fees, and has built its own layer 2 chain.
The newly constructed “GESOTEN Verse (tentative name)” will be connected to the gaming platform “GESOTEN by GMO” so that users who play on “GESOTEN by GMO” will be able to play blockchain games using the platform’s ID. It will be.
In addition, “Gesoten by GMO” has formed partnerships with various point services and EC services in Japan, and in the future, “Play-to-Earn” will be launched, where you can earn not only virtual currency but also various points as rewards while playing games. We also plan to create an environment for this.
Characteristics of “GESOTEN Verse (tentative)”
・Since it is built as Layer 2 on “Oasys”, processing can be performed at high speed and at low cost.
・Users can play blockchain games without paying gas fees (fees)
・Users who play “Gesoten by GMO” can play blockchain games in the same environment.
・Users can use not only crypto assets, but also legal currency and points for payment even if they do not own crypto assets.
・Building a system where you can receive and use points via “GESOTEN Verse” when purchasing NFTs
Initial Game Titles
Three games have been confirmed for initial release: “UNIVERSAL STALLION,” a play-to-earn horse racing game; “KITARO ~ YOKAI STREET,” a nurturing social game featuring Yokai creatures; and “YOLO FOX,” a travel-themed development game. Each game incorporates unique blockchain and Play-to-Earn elements.
- “UNIVERSAL STALLION” (Provided by HashLink)
This is a play-to-earn horse racing game that pursues realism. You can raise your own racehorse, the only one in the world, on the blockchain. You can earn in-game currency and items by winning races with your racehorses, and you can also earn in-game currency by breeding and trading.
- “KITARO ~ YOKAI STREET ~” (Provided by Fuji Games)
A nurturing social game where players who have wandered into the world of GeGeGe no Kitaro work with Yokai to defeat the evil Yokai, develop Yokai Alley, and create a paradise where cute Yokai gather. Playing within “GESOTEN byGMO” allows players to acquire NFTs on “GESOTEN Verse” and introduces Play-to-Earn elements into traditional gameplay.
- “YOLO FOX” (Provided by MetalistGame)
Yolofox game is the world’s first travel-themed development placement game that uses the concept of “AI + co-creation”, and builds a unique AI-driven game world with players.
Yolofox Game cooperates with a top AI organization. Players will participate in creating AIGC game content and gameplay, train and train exclusive AI NPCs, and share the game revenue brought by AI creation.
Participation in Tokyo Game Show 2023
GESOTEN Verse will be highlighted at the upcoming Tokyo Game Show 2023 at the Oasys booth. Attendees can take part in mini-games to earn OAS tokens and receive original merchandise.
About GESOTEN by GMO
The GESOTEN by GMO platform is an online gaming and community service. It allows players to earn points through gameplay and features a community function for user interaction. The platform also collaborates with other services operated by GMO Media.
Oasys is a blockchain-focused gaming platform that utilizes a Proof of Stake (PoS) consensus mechanism. The project aims to offer fee-free transactions and quicker transaction processing to create a favorable gaming environment. Validators include major gaming companies like Bandai Namco Research and other Web3 entities.
The partnership between GMO Media and Oasys indicates an exciting merge of conventional and blockchain gaming. By offering a seamless transition through existing platform IDs and incorporating play-to-earn elements, GESOTEN Verse stands to further mainstream blockchain gaming and elevate the gaming experience for users.