MapleStory Moves From Polygon to Avalanche for Web3 Gaming Universe

Key Takeaways

  • MapleStory launches Web3 MMORPG with Avalanche.
  • MapleStory N offers new experiences and rewards.
  • Prior to that, MapleStory worked with Polygon ecosystem.

MapleStory, in collaboration with Avalanche blockchain, announces MapleStory N, its debut Web3 MMORPG.

MapleStory, a leading game franchise, is entering the Web3 space through a partnership with Avalanche blockchain. They will launch a blockchain-based multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), named MapleStory N. This new dimension to the MapleStory Universe will feature novel gameplay elements and reward mechanisms.

MapleStory N will be released on PC by the end of 2024. It seeks to leverage Avalanche’s advanced Subnet technology. It allows for the creation of customized blockchains, facilitating a broader range of decentralized applications (dApps) and services.

Angela Son, Partnership Lead at MapleStory Universe, emphasized that collaborating with Avalanche will significantly enhance their blockchain ecosystem, providing a secure and comprehensive platform for dApps and reinforcing their market presence.

MapleStory Universe switched from Polygon to Avalanche due to Ava Labs’ support in server and infrastructure development.

MapleStory is owned by the South Korean Nexon Group. The game is known for pioneering the free-to-play MMORPG model, achieving over $3 billion in global revenue by 2020.

Avalanche demonstrates a high throughput of approximately 4,500 transactions per second. Other notable collaborations with Avalanche include Gunzilla, Peggy, and AvaCloud.

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