Singapore, Aug. 5, 2022 — Yeeha Games, a $50 million-funded GameFi platform, has announced its entry into the world of Web3 gaming. To bridge the gap between traditional gaming and GameFi, Yeeha Games will be releasing a number of blockchain games over the next 18 months. It currently has 11 games in the pipeline, with subsequent game releases planned in the future.
Backed by Bybit, Yeeha Games provides an ecosystem that offers a wide range of quality games, as well as a marketplace where users can trade in-game assets. The global team behind the platform is 90-plus-people strong and consists of industry veterans from the blockchain, GameFi and traditional gaming sectors, including Bybit, Tencent, NetEase Games, IGG, Animoca Brands, Unity and TapTap.
“The GameFi industry saw incredible growth in 2021,” said Choy Wai Cheong, co-founder and chief operating officer of Yeeha Games. “But when compared to the traditional gaming market, we still see a massive untapped potential. To attract traditional gamers to Web3, we must have games that appeal to them. Blockchain or not, games have to be fun to attract and retain players in the long-run. Integrating blockchain elements into game genres with proven success in the traditional gaming market is a good starting point, and that’s where Yeeha Games is positioned.”
“We are excited about the future of GameFi and how it could realize the promise of the metaverse and internet through gaming,” said Ben Zhou, co-founder and CEO of Bybit. “Other than creating a level playing field, GameFi has the potential to connect people across global communities to build up our digital and virtual worlds. Additionally, it promotes the ideology of putting power back in the hands of the people with a player-owned economy. Through this partnership, we want to demonstrate our commitment to driving technology innovations to the wider society.”
With a focus on high-quality, free-to-play (F2P) games that deliver on all aspects, Yeeha Games is set to raise the bar and shape the future of blockchain gaming. Its F2P games serve as a bridge for players in the traditional gaming space to enter Web3 gaming without the need to purchase cryptocurrencies from the get-go, allowing them to fully experience the game before purchasing their first digital assets.
Pushing the boundaries of the current GameFi space, Yeeha Games seeks to introduce a broad range of game genres to the ecosystem, including but not limited to massively multiplayer online role-playing games (RPGs), simulation, open-world and idle-RPG card games to cater to different users. To help players transition smoothly into Web3 gaming, the Yeeha Games marketplace has a built-in wallet that supports both fiat and crypto deposits. Players will also be able to make transactions gas-free across all of the platform’s game titles.
Midgard Saga, the first game in Yeeha Game’s ecosystem, is slated for release in September 2022. Midgard Saga is a casual card-based RPG that follows the adventures of a prince to save his fallen kingdom. Players will encounter heroes of various backgrounds, which they can then recruit and deploy in battles. Its idle gameplay makes it perfect for players who enjoy a real-time combat strategy game that’s light on battle mechanics.
Interested parties may find out more about upcoming game offerings on the official Yeeha Games website.
Bybit is a cryptocurrency exchange established in March 2018 that offers a professional platform where crypto traders can find an ultra-fast matching engine, excellent customer service and multilingual community support. Bybit is a proud partner of a Formula One racing team, Oracle Red Bull Racing; esports teams Natus Vincere (Navi), Astralis, Alliance, Virtus.pro, Made in Brazil and Oracle Red Bull Racing Esports; and association soccer teams Borussia Dortmund and Avispa Fukuoka.
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About Yeeha Games
Yeeha Games is a GameFi platform that aims to introduce traditional gamers to the expansive world of Web3.
Backed by Bybit, Yeeha Games brings world-class titles to players worldwide, offering a gaming experience that truly embodies Web3 values — interoperability, compatibility and ownership.
The $50 million-funded platform has a variety of high-quality F2P games lined up for release in the next 18 months. The first game, titled Midgard Saga, will be released in September 2022.
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