According to the company’s representative, the console and gaming hub will be launched in early 2023

Zilliqa to release its own gaming console for mining and Web 3.0 games

23.09.2022 - 11:00

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What’s new? The developers of Zilliqa, a Layer 1 (L1) blockchain protocol, have announced the launch of their own gaming console focused on Web 3.0 games. The console is designed for gamers and cryptocurrency enthusiasts. It will reportedly have its own game hub, a Web 3.0 wallet, and mining utilities. Zilliqa will begin testing the gaming hub in October, VentureBeat reports, the developers’ statement.

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What else is known about the console? Representatives of Zilliqa refrain from disclosing the hardware specifications of the product. Herewith, according to the photos presented, it is known that the console has Ethernet, USB-C, USB 3.0, HDMI, and a headphone jack.

Valentin Cobelea, head of gaming technology at Zilliqa, said that the company received a great response from the community when it announced its first game at the international exhibition Gamescom. The team expects to attract users’ attention not only with the gaming capabilities of its device but also with monetary incentives, which will be a nice perk for those interested in buying it, he added.

Cobelea also noted that the console and gaming hub will be launched in early 2023 when the company will expand its catalog. Zilliqa hopes to become “the Steam equivalent for Web3 games.”

The Zilliqa blockchain was launched in 2017. The network’s native token is ZIL. As of September 23, 10:30 UTC, the asset is trading at $0,03287, having gained 0,46% per day, according to cryptocurrency exchange Binance.

In July, Polium announced its gaming console with support for multiple blockchains. Polium One will be able to run games based on ImmutableX, Solana, Ethereum, Polygon, BNB, EOS, Wax, and Harmony without having to switch networks.

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