Square Enix, a final fantasy publisher, has joined the Oasys blockchain.
The company is now a node validator, claiming to be building a "environmentally friendly, proof of stake."
Oasys will be launched later this year, according to GamesIndustry.biz, with 21 node validators to begin with and additional additions over time.
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Current, these node scientists include Bandai Namco Research, Sega, Ubisoft, Netmarble, and others, plus now Square Enix.
The blockchain is stored in the node validators and performs other functions in order to keep the system secure.
Square Enix will collaborate with Oasys in order to "explore the possibility" of utilizing user input in the development of new games on the Oasys blockchain.
With the founding members of the Bandai Namco Research president and CEO Hajime Nakatani and the founding members of the Sega and CEO of Sega of America, Shuji Utsumi is said to be a blockchain specifically for gaming.
According to the website, it offers users with a "high-speed, zero-gas fee" experience combined with the best of public L1 and private L2 blockchain technology solutions.
This year, Square Enix''s president, Yosuke Matsuda, said that non-transfer networks and blockchain technology would be a "major trend."
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