Ubisoft, the online game studio behind fashionable titles like Murderer’s Creed, Prince of Persia and the Tom Clancy sequence of video games will turn into a company Tezos baker, or validator node.
In a statement issued on Tuesday, Ubisoft introduced its partnership with Tezos-backed Nomadic labs that may see the latter making a validator node on the Tezos community.
@Ubisoft is exploring #Tezos know-how by changing into a company baker. Welcome to the ecosystem!
Learn the announcement: https://t.co/ZM1IzBTVCM#blockchain #DigitalTransformation #crypto #Ubisoft pic.twitter.com/6wKCQIFAOJ
— Nomadic Labs (@LabosNomades) April 20, 2021
As a Tezos baker, Ubisoft through its Strategic Innovation Lab will be part of the group of validator nodes that authenticate and add transaction blocks to the community.
Bakers additionally distribute rewards earned from validating transactions to wallets which have delegated their staked Tezos (XTZ).
Based on the announcement, the transfer to turn into a Tezos baker is a part of Ubisoft’s broader plans of exploring the alternatives offered by novel applied sciences like blockchain.
Following the announcement, the online game firm will add to the listing of 277 bakers on the Tezos community.
Commenting on the corporate’s resolution to run a validator node on the Tezos community, Nicolas Pouard, blockchain initiative director at Ubisoft acknowledged:
“Ubisoft believes that blockchain has the potential to convey new potentialities to gamers and builders alike, and this new collaboration will enable us to pursue our innovation efforts with an ecosystem that aligns with our environmental-friendly strategy due to its proof-of-stake consensus algorithm.”
Certainly, Tezos isn’t the primary blockchain undertaking to draw Ubisoft’s consideration within the space of transaction authentication. As beforehand reported by Cointelegraph, Ubisoft became a block producer on the UOS network again in January 2020.
With rising developments on the intersection of blockchain and gaming, Ubisoft has been reportedly exploring adoption cases for novel know-how in gaming to stay aggressive within the trade.