The creators of Metasaurs and founders of WAX will be co-founding a new NFT gaming studio, MetaGames to develop new game projects including the official Metasaurs Game and the launch of the RAWR token to be released in Q1 2022.
Since its inception in 2017, WAX has been coined “The King of NFTs,” but it’s so much more. WAX’s vIRL® technology is leading the future of digital commerce and it is the #1 blockchain by transaction volume in the world. It currently has more than 8M monthly users and is growing 400k+ users per month.
The WAX gaming-optimized blockchain processes 15 million transactions per day and is the #2 layer-1 blockchain behind only Ethereum in daily and 30 day NFT sales volume. Alien Worlds, one of the most popular games in the world, is built on the WAX blockchain, and independently boasts a $2.3B market cap for its own in-game economy.
William E. Quigley, co-founder of WAX said:
“The foundation of WAX was built on gaming and the official Metasaurs Game is the perfect use case for a play-to-earn gaming franchise created on WAX, taking advantage of our high volume transaction capacity, unique fee structure of no minting and gifting transaction fees, and energy efficient and low carbon footprint.”
Metasaurs are Dinosaur-Bored Ape hybrids of the popular Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT. The extended storyline, based on Dr. DMT, creating the Metasaurs, unlocks endless creative potential with regard to future games, avatars, and other multi-media on the WAX platform and across the emerging metaverse.
“It is our mission to create fun games which will share their economies with the lifeblood of the community—the players—rather than siphoning all value only to the publishers. Blockchain technology is best suited for this use-case, and we are excited to partner with WAX to create differentiated gaming experiences for the mass market.”
The genesis Metasaurs collection is 9,999 NFTs created by Dr. DMT in The Lab from 300+ hand-drawn traits, each Metasaur consists of between 4-7 combined traits, of various rarities. The possibilities are endless, like the infinite lifespans of these Metasaurs on the blockchain.