Introducing MetalCore: The World’s First Massively Multiplayer Combat Action Game on the Blockchain
Save for a handful of e-sports legends that rake in millions of dollars via competitive gaming, the vast majority of gamers do not have much to show for their gaming sessions. Yes, a sense of achievement might come to pass on completing a boss battle but even that is ever so fleeting.
Play2Earn games unlock your ability to convert your gaming sessions into real-world assets. Players can now own their achievements and exclusive unlocks without sacrificing any of the non-tangible feel-goods that gaming has always delivered.
Or does it?
- MetalCore is a visually stunning, NFT-based, open-world Multiplayer Combat Action Game set in a dystopian future on an alien planet where factions battle for glory and territorial domination.
- Designed by Hugo Award winning graphic artists led by Stephan Martiniere, Studio 369 (game development), and Umbrella Network (blockchain & NFT)
- Play the role of a metal baron and participate in PvP, PvE, RTS, TBS, Battle Royale, and more in this P2E title to earn in-game FAB tokens
- All in-game items, from war machines, vehicles, land and gear are tradable NFTs that can be borrowed, bought, lent, and sold.
- Our first NFT Mint of 10,000 unique war machines will be in January 2022
- Join the MetalCore Discord and Follow our Twitter to stay up to date on new announcements and get chances to win whitelist allocations in upcoming NFT drops.
Play2Earn games today lack the graphical finesse that is offered with most AAA titles and focus mostly on more simplistic modes of play. Additionally, they tend to only rely on some of the more rudimentary aspects of the benefits that blockchain technology brings to the table such as token trading and basic asset ownership.
This is probably why the gaming community at large has not warmed up as much to Play2Earn gaming as compared to more casual gamers.
MetalCore seeks to change this by offering a visually stunning, open world, faction-based combat and strategy game with deep gameplay mechanics and NFT-based Play2Earn functionality, all built on the blockchain.
MetalCore is being developed as a joint collaboration between Studio 369 and Umbrella Network. With concept artwork designed by Hugo award-winning artist Stephan Martiniere and built on Unreal Engine by industry veterans from Studio 369, the combined team has an extensive track record of working on multiple AAA title games such as Fortnite, The Walking Dead, Star Trek, Gears of War 3, Mortal Combat, Mech Warrior 2, and many others, in addition to working on design and illustration for some of Hollywood’s most successful film franchises such as The Avengers, Star Wars, Star Trek and more.
MetalCore’s blockchain and NFT-based design and development will be handled by Umbrella Network, which will bring extensive experience in blockchain development and data management. MetalCore aims to bring a more sophisticated and complex P2E gaming experience for more serious gamers.
MetalCore — An Introduction
MetalCore is a Massively Multiplayer Online Combat Action Play2Earn game set in a dystopian future. The Earth has been polluted into ruin and a portion of humankind has escaped to an inhospitable distant planet 1,000 light years away. Factions arose during the millennium-long journey and they now wage an endless war on a metal-rich alien environment to control resources and dominate the planet.
Built from the ground up as a blockchain-based, persistent open-world game, MetalCore is not your vanilla MMO game. In true metaverse fashion, players can engage in Player Vs. Player (PvP), Player Vs. Environment (PvE), Battle Royale, turn-based strategy, and even Real-Time Strategy.
MetalCore will offer players all of the tools for an immersive gaming experience and opens multiple avenues to play and earn the in-game currency, $FAB, which can be freely converted and traded via exchanges.
MetalCore — Gameplay and Features
Players can choose to be a Metal Baron from one of the three perennially warring factions and join the battle for planetary conquest.
In your quest to build an empire, you will build towering war machines and vehicles, recruit vassal lords, and lead guilds into brutal territory wars. You will collect, merge, and create blueprints of war machines and vehicle units to sell and trade.
MetalCore’s in-game token, FAB, can be used to buy and customize the vast vehicular ecosystem that includes aircraft, gunships, fighter jets and bombers, and others that all fight in the same open-world battlefields. Using a fair, open marketplace, players can pit their vehicles in battle, or choose to gift, trade, or rent them to other players. Players will also be able to collect rare weapons, pilots, cosmetic meshes, and skins — all tradable as NFTs in an open marketplace.
Speaking of NFTs — They’re More Than Just Token Service
In regular MMO gaming, you grind and put all your time collecting resources, leveling up your characters, but at the end of the day, all of these resources are not owned by the player and cannot be used or monetized outside of the game.
Blockchain and cryptocurrency-based Decentralized Finance is starting to decouple people’s finances from their dependence on banks and traditional financial infrastructure. Blockchain and NFT-based games are doing the same thing for the traditional gaming industry, providing an opportunity for players to own and monetize their in-game assets, currencies, and collectibles.
In MetalCore, everything from the land, garages, and exclusive gear to the war machines, pilots, and in-game currencies, is an NFT on the Blockchain and owned by the player.
This means that what you own, earn, build, or upgrade is truly yours.
So whether you want to customize your vehicles or gear and sell them on OpenSea, swap your in-game FAB tokens on exchanges, rent your war machines to other players, hire others to play for you, or collect rent on the land owned by your faction, it can all be done.
You can combine the various monetized elements of the game in a modular fashion. This enables the player to not only be a gamer but also an income generator that owns a diverse portfolio of assets — with real stakes.
MetalCore Roadmap & NFT Mints
As part of the development of the game and its in-game assets, MetalCore will be releasing several classes of NFTs in the coming months to the public, in preparation for the game launch in mid-2022. The initial NFT public sale will be held in early January 2022, where 10,000 unique war machines will be minted and released. There will be many opportunities to be whitelisted for the upcoming NFT drops.
Please join our discord server and stay tuned for announcements, promotional giveaways, and get engaged to have the opportunity to win whitelist spots to the upcoming sales.
MetalCore Brings together the Best of P2E Gaming and Big-Studio Game Development
We believe the future lies in a player-centric game economy where gaming is no longer an expenditure but an income-generating activity. But the current Play2Earn market is still in its infancy, with a lack of any high-quality gaming experiences with deep gameplay and best-in-class visuals.
MetalCore is being built with this goal in mind, to provide a world-class gaming experience that is NFT-based, and that can be a realistic alternative for serious gamers used to the level of quality of PC and console-based games. But with the added benefit of being built around NFTs and on the blockchain so that players can evolve with the technology and become not just players but owners & investors in the game and its in-game assets.
MetalCore is uniquely positioned to deliver the best level of gaming experience that serious games want and deserve, with a veteran team of highly qualified game developers, award-winning designers & artists, and blockchain experts with deep technical capabilities to execute.
We are excited for the road ahead and the future of blockchain-based combat gaming. Please join our discord to engage with our community, stay up to date on announcements and developments, and get chances to win whitelist allocations to our upcoming NFT sales.
Welcome to the Metalverse!