The sport will likely be referred to as VoxVerse and intends to make use of VOX non-fungible tokens
Will Wright, the creator behind titles equivalent to SimCity and The Sims is making a metaverse recreation on the blockchain.
Wright is well-known within the video games trade for being the unique designer behind the massively profitable title The Sims. Wright additionally created Spore which was launched again in 2008, however since then the famend recreation designer has been largely quiet.
Till now that’s, Wright is again and this time has plans to create a blockchain recreation named VoxVerse. The venture is a digital world that drops gamers right into a world the place they will personal land, mine for supplies and socialize with others. The title intends embody options just like that of The Sims the place characters have wants equivalent to starvation and vitality.
Design for the title is occurring at Gallium Video games, a blockchain-focused startup co-founded by Wright. Manufacturing nonetheless will use Unity and NFT recreation platform Gala Video games. VOXVerse will use Gala’s NFT Vox characters – which already embody the likes of licensed characters from titles equivalent to The Strolling Lifeless.
The VoxVerse world
Regardless of having a tie-in with NFTs Wright said in an interview with Axios that “I don’t actually wish to be within the enterprise of promoting NFTs. I don’t care the way you do it. I wish to have safe transactions for content material creators.” It will appear that whereas NFTs have a spot within the recreation, the main focus for Wright is aimed on the recreation design itself.
Wright explains that the title won’t solely be a recreation however a spot the place different video games dwell, by utilizing portals gamers can bounce into different Gala Video games. The world itself will resemble the artwork fashion of VOX with its cubed themes. Within the video under, Wright goes into some extra element about VoxVerse.
No official launch date has been given however for some, the return of Will Wright will likely be a a lot welcomed one. A title equivalent to this wouldn’t be the primary of its type however with years of expertise within the trade maybe somebody like Wright might breed some progressive concepts.
We not too long ago lined Gala’s partnership with AR actual property cellular recreation UpLand.