/Gala Games is Paving the Future for Blockchain Games with GRIT

Gala Games is Paving the Future for Blockchain Games with GRIT

Gala Games to Release Their First Blockchain Battle Royale on the Epic Games Store

Web3 is revolutionizing the way we think of many aspects of our lives, especially how we spend money, spend time with friends, and game. Games are especially facing a transformation with the help of NFTs. The technology gives studios like Gala Games the ability to craft memorable experiences to play, earn, and battle. 

As NFTs and blockchain gaming spread into the mainstream, we’re getting a front-row seat to the transformation. Players can double as investors, using NFTs to monetize their experience. Free-to-play games remove the barrier to entry that many more expensive AAA titles carry, leaving room for ambitious blockchain gaming projects to enter the gaming space.

One of these ambitious projects is GRIT, a free-to-play wild West Crypto Battle Royale blockchain game. Created by Team GRIT and Gala Games, GRIT provides an experience that aims to lead the genre to its full potential. 

What is GRIT?

GRIT is a blockchain game set in the Wild West and filled with horses, guns, and custom characters. It’s a battle royale boasting realistic physics crafted with Unreal Engine. The fast-paced game gives players distinctive experiences with plenty of twists, expansive and creative fighting mechanics, and a robust character customization system with their own NFT. 

Using wildcards found throughout the game, players build out their character to dominate the Wild West. Each player gets a unique NFT to customize with these wildcards, turning the act of trading into an actual gameplay experience. They decide whether to play solo, bring a friend in duo, or play in a group in the squad play mode. With each new game, players are introduced to a unique playthrough with plenty of rewards, gun fights, and frontier traverses.

In true battle royale fashion, a storm closes in on the GRIT game ring, edging closer and closer as the game progresses. It’s up to the player to make a name for themselves with the best card hand, optimizing their NFT with perks and 400 unique gun variations. 

The concept itself is a unique and fun idea that heavily mixes aspects of trading and gameplay. Add the power of Unreal Engine to that, and you have a revolutionary game that the industry’s been waiting to see for a long time. 

Why Launch on the Epic Games Store?

Epic Games created Unreal Engine in 1998, and it’s now the industry standard for gaming engines. The company is an industry leader for gaming, and The Epic Games Store sees more than 194 million users. Having a title on the Epic Games Store is a monumental step towards legitimacy and getting more eyes on the blockchain gaming revolution. GRIT is setting itself as the filler for the gap between investors and gamers, and launching on the Epic Games Store solidifies that.

“Epic is a pioneer and visionary in the video game industry. Gala Games’ titles being available on the Epic Game Store brings legitimacy to this new genre of gaming,” said John Osvald, President of Games at Gala Games.

With GRIT, that legitimacy is a top priority. The game is a gateway to more continuing ambitious free-to-play projects to be taken seriously in the mainstream. Both Gala Games and Team GRIT, the development indie studio helming the GRIT project, put their all into making the experience as noteworthy as possible. 

“Here at Team GRIT, we are invested in this new ecosystem and see all the value that Web3 can bring to the gameplay experience,” said Jon Mavor, Chief Technical Officer at Team GRIT. “We are excited to be working with Gala Games and by our presence on the Epic Games Store. Web3 will make players’ experiences in the Wild West even better.”

2022 is the Year of NFT Gaming

GRIT launches on the Epic Games Store in 2022. The future of blockchain gaming is right around the corner, and with it comes new ideas, a new audience, and brand-new opportunities. What is a niche genre today is steadily on the way to becoming the next big thing in gaming, and Gala Games is happy to lead us into the future.

Who is Gala Games?

Gala Games is a Web3 games company that uses decentralization, player ownership, and reward economies to create a revolutionary new way of gaming. With dozens of games on the horizon and several already in various stages of presale or beta play, Gala is quickly becoming the world leaders in own-your-experience gaming. Learn more at Gala.Games.

Fans can wishlist the free blockchain game GRIT on Steam. It’s launching later in 2022.

Gynethia Sung
gsung@gala.games