Wild West Based Blockchain Battle Royale Game Grit Listed on Epic Games Store


On June 6, Web3 entertainment company Gala Games announced that the Wild West-focused battle royale blockchain game Grit will soon be available through the Epic Games Store and accessible to 194 million users. The well-known company Epic Games is the producer of the Unreal Engine and the popular Fortnite and Gears of War online video games.

Blockchain-powered grain is added to the Epic Games Store Gala Games Exec Says Epic List Brings Legitimacy To New Game Genre

The Epic Games Store is currently hosting a blockchain video game called Grit, a Wild West-based Battle Royale game built using the Unreal Engine. Brave players take on a band of gunslingers “in epic gunfights and shootouts” and the game features over 400 types of old-school firearms. The game made by Web3 entertainment company Gala Games is listed on the Epic Games Store, but the description says Grit is “coming soon”.

The Epic Games Store currently lists the blockchain-based game Grit, but the store notes that the game is “coming soon.”

Gala Games is also behind the first-person shooter (FPS) Web3 Last Expedition and the Gala Music platform. Web3 also plans to launch a non-fungible token (NFT) esports game called Spider Tanks. Epic adding a blockchain-based game to its popular game store is a big step according to John Osvald, president of games at Gala Games. “Epic is a pioneer and visionary in the video game industry. The availability of Gala Games titles on the Epic Game Store brings legitimacy to this new genre of gaming,” Osvald said in a statement released Monday.

Osvald added:

Easy access to Web3 games is a turning point for gamers who have yet to see how digital ownership can enrich the gaming experience.

Gala Games launches ‘The Gunslinger Box’ sale for Grit at Galaverse event in Malta

Additionally, Gala Games is currently hosting the Galaverse event in Malta from June 6-9, 2022. The company is offering a sale called “The Gunslinger Box”, which unlocks one of 10,000 Grit avatars. Each Grit avatar has in-game perks and generative attributes, Monday’s announcement reveals. The Galaverse event will also reveal a number of other Grit announcements over the three days.

“Here at Team Grit, we are invested in this new ecosystem and see the value that Web3 can bring to the gaming experience,” remarked Jon Mavor, Technical Director of Team Grit. “We are thrilled to be working with Gala Games and our presence on the Epic Games Store. Web3 will make the experience of players in the Wild West even better.

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