Elixir Games and Square Enix Join Forces to Boost web3 Gaming

News May 8, 2023

The leading web3 game launcher and video game giant partner to drive mass adoption during 2023

Madrid 20th March 2023. Elixir Games has announced the formation of a strategic partnership with Square Enix focused on creating a major impact in the visibility and adoption of web3 gaming among traditional gamers.

Since 2021, the Elixir Platform has been the leading distributor of web3 games. And, since its recent integration of Epic Games, Elixir has factored in traditional game distribution and become the leading distribution platform with the most available web2 and web3 desktop titles.

Square Enix was among the first top publishers to announce their interest in web3 gaming, and has since been active in investments in and partnerships with key companies and infrastructures in the space.

The new agreement between Elixir Games and Square Enix will allow millions of traditional gamers to explore quality web3 games free from tech-based barriers, and enjoy pure gaming entertainment with augmented interaction and mobility potential thanks to an underlying, decentralized nature.

Square Enix, who together with Sino Global Capital co-led Elixir Games’ last fundraising round in December 2022, has put in place a strong web3 gaming investment strategy, with a belief that blockchain games will transition to a new stage of growth in 2023.

Hideaki Uehara, Business Development Director at Square Enix states: “This partnership with Elixir Games represents yet another step for Square Enix to explore the promise of web3- decentralized gaming.”

Carlos Roldan, CEO of Elixir Games comments: “We’re excited with this partnership and closer now to seeing web3 gaming ramping to mass adoption. Our team is incredibly excited to bring our technology to work for this end. I foresee Elixir users playing web2 and web3 games alike without distinction, as the platform will generate all underlying infrastructures for them. 2023 may be the year, with more top players rolling out their projects impactfully. We’ve put all efforts to ensure we are ready for scalability.”

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. with headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, is the holding company leading the group of Square Enix companies (the "Square Enix Group") with a diverse range of content and service businesses. The Square Enix Group publishes, distributes and licenses entertainment content around the world under its internationally renowned brands including SQUARE ENIX® and TAITO®. The Square Enix Group includes a global network of leading development studios located in North America, Europe and Japan. The Square Enix Group also boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 173 million units worldwide; DRAGON QUEST®, which has sold over 85 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®.

More information on Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. can be found at http://www.hd.square-enix.com/eng/

Elixir Games is a US-incorporated tech company with a distributed team across Europe, Asia and the Americas. Since its foundation in 2018, Elixir Games has remained at the forefront of blockchain-related game distribution. Currently, it features the most functional and content-rich distribution platform, Elixir (https://launcher.elixir.app), which offers nearly 100 partnered PC  games, and full web2 and web3 integration for making thousands of games readily accessible to users.Elixir Games also holds the IP of two exclusive web3 PC and mobile games, NO WAY BACK and MONSTROPOLY, both of which are close to their beta release.

More information on Elixir Games can be found at https://elixirgames.xyz


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