At the start of this year, Ubisoft, the gaming giant teamed up with Aleph.im network for a core channel node operator. The computing and storage startup based on blockchain became part of Ubisoft. This Tuesday Aleph. I’m stated it would be offering a decentralized solution for the storage of Ubisoft Quartz. This would enable it to further incorporate NFTs in the AAA games.
Under this new arrangement, players will get a chance to acquire NFTs. These dynamic nonfungible tokens are called ‘Digits’ on Quartz. It will be used in the Breakpoint game of Ubisoft. Players are allowed to make use of Digits during games and can even sell them off Objkt a dnRarible marketplaces to enable others to buy. The history and metadata of all owners will be made available publicly.
Ubisoft’s Gain From Aleph
The technology offered by Aleph. I’m is designed to allow players to view names and also the achievements of past item owners. They can also see videos and item descriptions. Aleph. I also have the added advantage of secure storing of the NFT metadata on a storage network that has been decentralized and contains 70 nodes. It thus allows all ownership of NFT to be tracked through the Tezos blockchain.
Aleph.im and Ubisoft are in it together to swim against the tide and traditional wisdom to challenge static NFTs. It will enable the creation of Nonfungible tokens that are dynamic with metadata. They evolve even as they transfer across players.
Ubisoft’s blockchain technical director, Didier Genevois stated that players have to own their Digit to complete the promise of the technology. He said that Aleph. I’m was instrumental in completing this experiment by enabling them to decentralize storage of the Digits’ metadata and video asset.
Earlier UBI had faced a backlash when it had initially announced its foray into Nonfungible tokens. Among those peeved were the Glost Reckon group and they deemed the move as a ‘cash grab.’ Ubisoft responded by pivoting to dynamic Nonfungible tokens assisted by Aleph. I’m to assuage the concern of the players.