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Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Explore Zone Nine, the web3 game and IP now on Ancient8 Chain. Learn how this collaboration empowers players with true ownership of in-game assets in a post-apocalyptic zombie survival world.

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Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Prepare for an immersive zombie-survival experience with Zone Nine, the first web3 game and IP on Ancient8 Chain. This partnership between Ancient8 and Zone Nine marks a significant milestone for Ancient8, offering players an opportunity to explore, battle, and collaborate in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by zombies.

Built on the Ancient8 Chain, Zone Nine utilizes blockchain technology to empower game developers and gamers with ownership of their in-game assets. This partnership fosters a sustainable game IP ecosystem on the Ancient8 Chain, paving the way for studios and players to co-create and own their gaming experience.

Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Power of Intellectual Property

Intellectual property (IP) holds significant sway in shaping the landscape of digital experiences, particularly within the realm of gaming. It encompasses the distinct and invaluable elements that define a game, spanning from characters and narratives to artwork and gameplay mechanics.

The advent of blockchain technology has elevated the importance of game IP, offering the potential for genuine ownership of digital assets. Zone Nine, established as a collaborative gaming ecosystem on the Ancient8 Chain, provides a platform where gamers can assert ownership over their creations and actively contribute to the game's evolution.

Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Zone Nine Character Art

Zone Nine Unique Features 

Operating on real-world economic principles, Zone Nine facilitates the earning, trading, and investment of in-game assets, fostering a vibrant and interactive in-game economic ecosystem. Let's dive into some of the game's unique features.

  1. Hyper-realistic, immersive gameplay: Utilizing AI and Unreal Engine 5 graphics, Zone Nine delivers an immersive gaming experience that blurs the line between reality and fiction.
  2. Infinite content generation: Powered by AI-driven NPCs, Zone Nine ensures endless possibilities for gameplay. Each playthrough offers unique adventures, characters, and discoveries tailored to the player's choices.
  3. Modular development: With a modular design, Zone Nine can continuously expand and evolve. New features, storylines, and even entire worlds from other games on Ancient8 seamlessly integrate into the experience, keeping players engaged.
  4. Build in public: Zone Nine fosters a community-driven development process where players actively contribute ideas, lore, and feedback. This collaborative approach allows gamers to shape the future of the game.
  5. Zk-VRF powered economy: Zone Nine's economy operates on a secure and transparent blockchain foundation powered by Zk-VRF technology. Players have true ownership of their in-game assets, enabling fair and verifiable transactions within a thriving community-driven economy.
Ancient8 Reveals Zone Nine as First Game on Chain

Zone Nine Zombie Fight Scene

Building on Ancient8 Chain

Zone Nine is set to innovate gaming on the Ancient8 Chain, offering benefits beyond its own ecosystem. Leveraging the chain's tools and technology, Zone Nine provides gamers with a smooth and enjoyable experience. It also acts as a scalable, secure, and interoperable platform for other games. This partnership empowers developers and players, creating a dynamic gaming environment within the Ancient8 Chain.

More About Ancient8?

Ancient8 is building an ETH gaming Layer 2 built with OP Stack. They offer a suite of web3 gaming infrastructure tools that serve as the distribution and marketing channel for games globally. With Space3 Game Publishing Platform, Ancient8 Gaming Guild, Reneverse web3 ads engine, A8ID, and Gosu Network, Ancient8 is dedicated to onboard millions of gamers to web3 gaming, while providing unparalleled support to game developers looking to reach more players.

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Ancient8 Ecosystem

Ancient8’s products have helped 100+ web3 games and 200K+ users better navigate web3. The company has raised $10M in total financing from leading investors including Pantera, Dragonfly, Hashed, Makers Fund, C² Ventures, Mechanism, Coinbase, IOSG, Jump, and Animoca Brands.

This article was inspired by an original blog post from Ancient8 you can read the full post on their website here for more information.


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updated:

June 5th 2024

posted:

June 4th 2024

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