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Weekly Gaming News Digest with CARV | Immutable-AWS Partnership, Sandbox-Sandsoft Collaboration, Parallel, Influence, and Gods Unchained Updates
This is the weekly gaming news powered by CARV, covering the game updates and industry news from October 8th to October 15th, 2023.
As a platform focusing on gaming, CARV consistently strives to stay updated with the ever-changing game industry. In order to ensure that you are kept abreast of the latest gaming news, we are delighted to present you with a review of last week's highlights.
📌 Industry News
Immutable Links with AWS in Latest Web3 Gaming Push [Read more]
Immutable, a Web3 gaming platform, has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) for its ISV Accelerate Program, offering game developers benefits through AWS Activate. Using AWS serverless services, Immutable increased scalability for its games. Despite concerns about centralization, Immutable stresses the practicalities of off-chain game development. Immutable's value reached $2.5 billion in 2022.
The Sandbox expands to Saudi Arabia through a partnership with Sandsoft [Read more]
The Sandbox is collaborating with Sandsoft, a game developer and investor based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to expand operations in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East. This partnership will focus on growing the creators' market, attracting local talent, and exploring gamified social experiences in The Sandbox. Sandsoft is committed to nurturing talent in the local gaming ecosystem and is becoming a significant mobile-first gaming powerhouse.
SecondLive announced its Partnership with Bitget Wallet [Read more]
SecondLive has announced an official partnership with Bitget Wallet, formerly known as BitKeep. Bitget Wallet is one of Asia's largest and a global leader in all-in-one Web3 multi-chain wallets. This collaboration promises exciting updates in the future.
Xterio Announces to Launch a Marketplace Focused on Gaming on Oct 22nd [Read more]
Xterio, a Web3 gaming platform, is creating an independent ecosystem due to OpenSea's refusal to implement author royalties on NFT resales. This initiative aims to support content creators with an NFT marketplace, exclusive tokens, rewards, and affiliate programs. The marketplace is set to launch in the coming weeks.
📌 Game Updates
Mighty Action Heroes: Now Live On Google Play! [Read more]
Mighty Bear Games has officially launched its free-to-play battle royale game, Mighty Action Heroes, on the Google Play Store for Android devices, making it globally available. Players who used the previous APK version will need to uninstall it, as it's now deprecated. The release on the Play Store brings increased visibility to the Web3 title, with no notable new features beyond the existing open beta version, "Mighty Road."
Gods Unchained Reveals Tides of Fate Expansion on October 25th [Read more]
Gods Unchained is launching a new expansion, Tides of Fate, with 142 cards, including 12 legendary ones. The expansion introduces the "Manasurge" keyword and two factions, Draka and Sartonian, with players influencing two Hero cards' stats through a community event. Built on Ethereum, Gods Unchained utilizes Immutable X for gas-free trading and offers several play-to-earn opportunities.
Influence Limited Mainnet Release is Available Now [Read more]
Influence, a space-based MMORPG running on Starknet, is set for a limited mainnet release on October 12th, with plans for a testnet pre-release and an official Exploitation launch later this year. Players will engage in activities like asset bridging, crew assignments, and asteroid exploration. The game emphasizes realistic resource production and orbital dynamics among its unique features.
Parallel is Now Listed on Steam [Read more]
Parallel is now available for wishlist on Steam, and interested players can sign up to be notified when the Open Beta starts.
Skyborne Legacy Prologue Adventure Begins [Read more]
The prologue for Skyborne Legacy is now available, offering players exciting quests, loot, and treasures. It began on October 4th and requires a Nexian Gem. Players can strategize with unique traits to enhance quest outcomes and earn epic loot. The game allows for resource trading on OpenSea. Future content, including 'Season 1,' has been teased, and Skyborne Legacy is part of a broader gaming franchise vision.
Join the 3-week-long Pirate Nation Forgotten Gods Event [Read more]
The Forgotten Gods Event in Pirate Nation is a three-week event running until October 27th. Players collect ancient Tablets through Bounties and Quests to craft divine Idols for three gods: Old Salt, Broseph, and The Dealer. The god with the most completed Idols at the end of the event wins, and players can use Idol Dust for additional rewards. All items are Soulbound for fairness and competition. Each god has a unique backstory and theme.