Tendermint, an open network infrastructure provider focused on the Cosmos blockchain ecosystem, and the Interchain Foundation (ICF) today announced a partnership with Forte, an organization that is building a blockchain platform for video games. .
As major contributors to the Cosmos network, Tendermint’s partnership with Forte creates accessibility to blockchain gaming for all developers and gamers who can easily integrate their gaming ecosystems with the interoperable Cosmos blockchain network.
“With nearly three billion players globally and an immense interest in NFTs, the partnership with Forte will help propel Cosmos to a wider audience and solidify our place as a leading blockchain ecosystem. We have already built the industry’s best tools for blockchain development like Cosmos SDK and Starport. Now we want to make it easier for game developers and gamers to join the Cosmos community, ”said Peng Zhong, CEO of Tendermint.
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Forte provides blockchain infrastructure for game developers and gamers, such as cryptocurrency wallets that store virtual assets and NFTs, in a secure, easy-to-use, and fully compliant package.
“We are excited to partner with Cosmos to bring their technologies to our community of developers, gamers and fans,” said Josh Williams, CEO and co-founder of Forte. “Our alignment with scalability, usability and interoperability makes it an ideal partner in creating a more sustainable and fairer ecosystem for games and the billions of people who play them.”
Earlier this year, Team Forte raised $ 185 million in Series A funding led by Griffin Gaming Partners, and more than 25 game developers are building on Forte’s platform, including pioneers Will Wright ( SimCity, The Sims), Jeff Tunnell (Starsiege: Tribes, Social City) and Hi-Rez Studios (Smite, Paladins).
To date, Forte has created over 10 million wallets, generated over 5 million NFTs, and has over 8 million monthly active users on its partner games.
“Forte and Cosmos share a vision of applications and economies built around passionate communities. Now that the technology is mature, I am excited to be working with Forte who can integrate the next generation of game developers and users, bringing the Cosmos game to the mainstream, ”said Billy Rennekamp, director of grants at the board. administration of ICF.
Cosmos developers will work with Forte to ensure that all third party game developers on the Forte platform can access Cosmos technology and easily integrate their games into the Cosmos network.
Additionally, Forte will add ATOM and other Cosmos compatible assets, such as stablecoins, to the Forte network to be used as a means of payment, liquidity or collateral for users, greatly increasing the usefulness of the ATOM token and helping to create a better experience for developers and gamers. The Cosmos Hub portfolios and accounts will also be integrated into the Forte portfolio architecture.