Web3 Foundation funds Dot Play to improve the Polkadot gaming ecosystem

The Web3 Foundation has awarded Dot Play a Decentralized Futures Grant to boost Polkadot’s gaming sector.

According to a July 3 statement, Dot Play is tasked with creating a comprehensive platform for game developers leveraging Polkadot's advanced technology. The project will focus on high-growth gaming genres by developing key integration tools and providing sustainable business support within the Polkadot ecosystem.

Dot Play will provide a gaming portal to onboard new developers and support various initiatives, including the Indy 500 Polkadot Car sponsorship.

Additionally, Dot Play will provide technical integration to guide projects through the evaluation of their Game Design Documents (GDD). This will help develop blockchain solutions that integrate seamlessly with Polkadot's technology.

The grant will also enable Dot Play to provide ecosystem tools and partnerships, including developing SDKs for Unity and Unreal, as well as other key game development tools for Polkadot.

The Web3 Foundation emphasized that the funding will enable Dot Play to create a sustainable and thriving gaming ecosystem within Polkadot. The company is expected to evolve with community feedback and adapt to the latest gaming and blockchain trends.

Dot Play plans to seek further funding and partnerships in the future to support more gaming projects.

The Dot Play team is comprised of experts from the blockchain and gaming industry, with key members including CEO and founder of Signum Growth, Angela Dalton, who has over 20 years of experience as a gaming analyst, investor and board member.

Other notable members include Eliza Jäppinen, CEO of Visible Realms, Nick Douzinas, co-founder of gaming parachain Ajuna, and Keshav Holani, an analyst specializing in video games and Polkadot.

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