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Blockchain Company Zilliqa announces the launch of its Web3-based console. Featuring first party games from Zilliqa, a Web3 wallet and mining utilities, the console is designed for crypto enthusiasts. The overall purpose of the device is to allow players to play games while mining Zil tokens.
Zilliqa hopes to increase their platform’s onboarding with the addition of a Web3 wallet and a gaming hub. The gaming hub brings crypto apps and games together in one place. Players can also earn rewards or buy and sell in the market.
“When we announced our first game at Gamescom, we got a great response from the gaming community and we’re excited to say that this was just the beginning,” said Valentin Cobelea, head of gaming technology at Zilliqa. “Zilliqa’s hardware console and gaming hub will allow non-crypto natives to earn money while playing fun games without the complexities of managing the crypto they earn. Early next year we will launch the console and gaming hub with two Zilliqa games, followed by more games from different creators. With the support of Zilliqa’s large crypto community and easy-to-use infrastructure, we have no doubts that we can become the Steam equivalent for Web3 games.”
In October, the gaming hub will start beta testing for early access. The consoles should be available for pre-order in Q1 2023.
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