Hugely popular Ethereum wallet, MetaMask, has launched its latest software development kit (SDK) on the Unity Asset Store. On February 28, the Unity Asset Store, a platform for gaming assets, launched a new “Decentralization” category to support developers looking to merge Web3 tech into their projects.
According to recent reports, the Web3 gaming sector has been on the rise, making Unity’s move toward offering resources to game developers quite strategic. The Unity Asset Store’s decentralization development will enable developers to incorporate NFTs, P2E and the metaverse into their games, thus creating more engaging gaming experiences. Through this development, it aims to expand its toolkit by supporting 13 blockchain-based software developer kits from various chains and products, including Algorand, Aptos, Dapper Labs’ Flow blockchain, Immutable X, MetaMask, Solana, and Tezos.
🌍 The gaming industry is rapidly growing, and the web3 gaming sector is attracting significant investment.
With one million users connected to web3 games across 48 blockchains daily, the potential for growth is huge! pic.twitter.com/RBCaRyFUCx
— MetaMask 🦊💙 (@MetaMask) February 28, 2023
With the addition of MetaMask’s newly launched SDK, game developers will be able to connect their games to the wallet for users to interact with Web3-enabled features within the game itself. This integration marks a significant milestone for the gaming industry, bringing the Web3 and blockchain gaming worlds closer to mainstream adoption.
Web3 Gaming revolution
By using their MetaMask wallet within games developed in the Unity Asset Store, players can use their crypto assets to buy and sell items or participate in various decentralized applications (dApps) within the game. Developers and gamers have eagerly anticipated this development, with MetaMask’s SDK expected to set the standard for in-game transactions.
This development also has the potential to revolutionize the gaming industry’s business model by creating a more sustainable revenue stream for developers. Currently, the industry is dominated by in-app purchases and advertising revenue.
With the integration of a third-party wallet, developers can create a more immersive and interactive gaming experience for players, where they can buy and sell items and participate in dApps within the game, driving demand for NFTs and other gaming assets.