While Valve has a strict coverage towards blockchain and play-to-earn video games on Steam, Epic Games has no qualms about letting them in and its even giving them cash. The American online game developer and writer not too long ago awarded blockchain racing recreation Torque Drift 2 with extra funding as a part of its Epic MegaGrants program which may vary wherever from $5000 to $500,000.
Torque Drift 2 is at present in-development by Australian developer Grease Monkey Games, a subsidiary of blockchain firm Animoca Brands, and is anticipated for launch someday in 2024. The recreation’s Tuning Garage will likely be opening its doorways earlier within the third quarter of 2023, which is able to permit gamers to pre-customize their rides utilizing NFT-minted elements that are actually obtainable for buy.
“The game represents the next generation of motorsports products leveraging blockchain technology, where fully functional and playable NFTs are a core feature used to deliver true digital ownership of game assets to players,” reads the official press launch.
Epic Games launched the Epic MegaGrants program in 2019 to assist speed up the event of noteworthy video video games and different media initiatives constructed utilizing the corporate’s Unreal Engine, as nicely those who helped enhance the open supply 3D ecosystem.