Square Enix, the Japanese gaming company, is pressing on with its vision of integrating blockchain elements into its games. In a recent interview, president Yosuke Matsuda talked about the importance of user-generated content and the advantages that allowing this kind of development, as well as introducing blockchain-based self-sustained economies, might bring to the future of the gaming industry.
Square Enix is doubling down on its business plan of including blockchain elements in its games in the not-so-distant future. The company, which had already made plans to make a robust entry into the blockchain gaming world, seems to now be interested in using these tools to create self-sustaining economies in gaming worlds.
By utilizing technologies such as blockchain instead of relying on good intentions, if incentives are given to those who have contributed to the development, there is a possibility that content with innovative fun will be born from the user’s ideas.
This inclusion of user-generated content would also ostensibly help create games able to thrive outside the hands of the original developers even after original support ends, if there is sufficient interest from third-party creators.
On how to achieve this immersive engagement, Matsuda stated:
It is blockchain-based tokens that will enable this. By designing viable token economies into our games, we will enable self-sustaining game growth.
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