Singapore, 26 June 2023 — Oasys, a gaming-optimised blockchain, today announced a partnership with Rakuten Wallet Inc., a renowned Japanese crypto exchange company. Rakuten Wallet’s addition to Oasys’ dynamic network of validators marks a pivotal leap in Oasys’ ongoing journey to revolutionise Web3 within the gaming industry.
Rakuten Wallet, well-regarded as a crypto asset exchange service provider for its spot and margin trading services, will enter the Web3 sphere as an Oasys validator in this new initiative. Moreover, possibilities of linking the Oasys ecosystem with Rakuten Wallet’s developed services are currently under exploration
This partnership aims to redefine the gaming experience by integrating the endless potential of blockchain technology. In line with this, Rakuten Wallet will provide staking and validation services for Oasys’ proof-of-stake network, a multi-layered, EVM-compatible public blockchain. This collaboration aligns with Oasys’s commitment to offering a highly efficient and stable gaming development environment, characterised by low gas fees and high transaction speeds.
Daiki Moriyama, Director of Oasys, said: “Rakuten Wallet’s trailblazing entry into Web3, together with its proven expertise in service operations, wealth of know-how, and vast customer reach, will immensely contribute to the burgeoning Web3 sector in Japan. Their involvement as a validator on the Oasys Chain is just the beginning of a promising partnership. We foresee future collaborations, spawning new opportunities and transformation in the Web3 landscape.”
Oasys has continually fortified its stature as a gaming-focused blockchain through partnerships with several industry leaders, who have joined the network as validators across three rounds. The participation of industry giants such as SoftBank, KDDI, Nexon, and MIXI has propelled the Oasys chain to new heights, with Rakuten Wallet’s involvement further enriching this consortium.
Tatsuya Yamada, CEO of Rakuten Wallet, said: “Oasys, Japan’s pioneering gaming-focused blockchain, promises an unsurpassed environment for gaming users and intellectual properties. As a forward-thinking tech company, we are thrilled to contribute as a validator. Additionally, we remain open to exploring further synergies with Oasys, especially in relation to Web3-orientated services.”
The partnership will tap into Rakuten Wallet’s extensive expertise in strengthening network security and consensus protocol. This symbiosis between Rakuten’s robust economy and the Oasys ecosystem is anticipated to drive innovation, crafting novel solutions that align with the evolving demands of the Web3 gaming era.
Oasys is a blockchain-based game development platform that offers a highly scalable Layer 1 hub and specialized Layer 2 using Ethereum’s Layer 2 scaling solution. The ecosystem provides game developers with a secure and scalable blockchain infrastructure for creating more efficient, secure, and interoperable games. Among Oasys’ validators are leaders in gaming and Web3, such as SEGA, Ubisoft, and Yield Guild Games, who act as initial validators in our Proof-of-Stake (PoS) based blockchain. Oasys’ expert blockchain team, combined with the biggest names in gaming, is revolutionizing the gaming industry.
Oasys solves the challenges that game developers face when building blockchain-based games by focusing on creating an ecosystem for gamers and developers to distribute and develop games. The company’s trifecta approach includes a fast network powered by the gaming community, a scalable network powered by AAA game developers, and a blockchain that provides the best user experience with fast transactions and zero gas fees. This approach prepares participants to enter the Oasys and play.
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About Rakuten Wallet
Rakuten Wallet is a global technology company that provides a wide range of services, including e-commerce, digital content, fintech, mobile carrier services, and professional sports. With a commitment to innovation, Rakuten Wallet continues to explore and lead advancements in the Web3 industry.