Blockchain gaming project seeks to go mainstream with new Matic Network migration

IGGalaxy is migrating away from Tron and onto the Matic Network. They hope that this move will allow their platform to go mainstream, while simultaneously avoiding what they referred to as “performance constraints of the Ethereum mainchain.” IGGalaxy’s incentive-based economy offers tokens to players in exchange for their participation in video games, video content, and eSports. Naeem Shabir, co-founder of IGGalaxy, explained that the move to Matic’s network will hopefully provide a more “seamless” user experience, and help the company to gain greater mainstream traction: “Leveraging Matic’s high throughput and…

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Testnet Results Suggest Matic Could Power Ethereum to 7,200 TPS

Blockchain scalability solution Matic claims the network can supercharge the Ethereum ecosystem, after a two-month testnet run revealed it was able to process 7,2000 transactions per second (TPS). In a July 14 blog post by Matic Network, the project reported it had stress tested its Counter Stake CS-2008 testnet, which could “reliably handle a performance level of 7,200 TPS.”  The blog stated that this performance could be extrapolated to the Matic mainnet, which employs the same architecture. According to Matic, “the network was truly decentralized,” with 122 active validators running…

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Blockchain-Enabled ‘Neon District’ RPG Will Launch on Matic Network

The much-delayed blockchain role-playing game Neon District will be launching on Ethereum layer-two scaling solution Matic, according to a recent announcement.  Neon District developer, Blockade Games will also move several of its community games onto the network. Could we finally be entering the Neon District? Neon District has been coming “soon” since October 2019, when its imminent launch was delayed by six months.  Set in a dystopian future, the game centres around rebels fighting an authoritarian government. Players level up their characters by completing missions, and acquire equipment in the…

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Matic Lets Us Scale More than Loom Network: Ethereum-Based VR Platform

Ethereum-based virtual-reality (VR) platform Somnium Space has moved from scalability solution Loom Network to Matic to enhance scaling. On March 23, Somnium Space said that it hopes the transition will allow it to achieve scalability and provide a superior user experience. The firm explained: “By implementing Matic’s high-performance Plasma-based sidechains, Somnium aims to solve any future issues around scalability and user experience such as high-throughput, fast confirmation times, and negligible transaction fees.” A growing VR economy Somnium Space CEO Artur Sychov explained that the firm believes that Matic will allow…

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Ethereum-Based Game to Enhance User Experience with Matic Scaling Solution

TSB Games, the firm behind VR game The Sandbox, announced a partnership with second-layer scaling solution Matic. According to a March 19 announcement, Matic will allow the decentralized application (DApp) to carry out faster transactions and create a better user experience. The partnership is also meant to better facilitate decentralized transactions on the platform. As part of the partnership, Matic also participated in Sandobox’s second round of the presale of the virtual LAND represented by non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The land staked by Matic will be used to help introduce the…

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Blockchain-Based Social Network Overhauls Platform, Partners With Matic

Ethereum-based social network Sapien has unveiled updates to its platform, as well as a partnership with the initial exchange offering project, Matic Network.  “After several months of development, we’re launching the next release of our platform, called Alpha Persei,” Sapien Network co-founder and CEOAnkit Bhatia told Cointelegraph in an interview. “This is a revamped platform across the board,” he said, highlighting new aspects such as Portis wallet integration and rewards engine reconstruction. Sapien also secured placement on KyberWidget, allowing trading between Sapien (SPN) tokens and Ether (ETH), according to a…

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