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Forte, a new $100 million blockchain game developer platform and fund backed by Ripple, announced today that it has added 5 new developers to its ecosystem: Hi-Rez Studios, Netmarble, Magmic, nWay and DECA Games.

According to the announcement, the developers will now be able to integrate Forte’s open blockchain platform into their games, enabling new in-game economies that allow for play-to-earn opportunities.

Forte fund and platform details. (Forte)

“We’re thrilled to partner with such a diverse group of recognized leaders from the games industry,” said Forte co-founder and CEO Josh Williams. “Their deep knowledge in creating engaging, player-first experiences is essential to informing the innovative game designs and business models of tomorrow, and bringing the benefits of blockchain technology to the mainstream. Together, we’ll work towards building a more open, equitable, and sustainable ecosystem that addresses many of the issues found today in the games industry.”

The Forte platform leverages open-source protocols like Ethereum and Interledger to facilitate in-game assets (NFTs). The company notes that it plans to slowly evolve into a fully decentralized ecosystem that is owned by the participating games.

Forte has previously announced developer partnerships with Disruptor Beam, Other Ocean and Kongregate. The ecosystem is currently invite-only.

More: Forte Partners with Esteemed Game Developers to Unlock New Business Models for Games
Related: Ripple Launches $100 Million Blockchain Gaming Fund With Forte

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