Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds will integrate blockchain

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds integrates blockchain

As the worldwide release of Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is fast approaching, we now know that Netmarble's game will include blockchain-related features. But the studio isn't planning to stop there. Many franchises are expected to follow in its footsteps in the months and years to come.

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds soon available worldwide

Developed by Netmarble and Level-5, Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds is a colourful and dreamlike Japanese MMORPG. First released in 2019, Ni no Kuni: Crossworlds made news the following year at Tokyo Game Show 2020 with a long gameplay trailer.

It includes cutscenes that showcase the license's signature art direction thanks to its collaboration with Studio Ghibli.

After a release in Japan on June 10, 2021, the developers have just announced that the worldwide release of Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds will take place in thesummer of 2022.

Netmarble goes blockchain

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds will be the first game from Netmarble to integrate the blockchain. Indeed, A3: Still Alive already contains an economic system based on a cryptocurrency: theInetrium.

However, the South Korean studio presented the MBX token last February. This will serve as a currency for the MARBLEX wallet, the blockchain ecosystem linked to the Klaytn network.

In concrete terms, themoney earned in Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds by farming or through dungeons can be exchanged for MBX tokens. We do not have any more details about the quantity and value of these tokens at the moment.

At its latest press event, Netmarble unveiled the beginning of its roadmap for games that will use blockchain.

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds - Netmarble's blockchain roadmap

However, this is just a trial run by Netmarble. Indeed, equivalent features (and probably NFTs) are expected to arrive soon in popular franchise games such as :

Ni No Kuni mobile game new trailer

To find out more about whatNetmarble's exploitation of the blockchain has in store for us, we will have to wait until the worldwide release of Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds in a few months. Let's hope it is as successful in the rest of the world as it was in Asia. I invite you to read our article on the meteoric success of Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds.

Alco A fan of video games, SF, comics, cinema and new technologies, he is a bit of a geek cliché, but he assumes it.

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