Platform Development: Update 6

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Hi, all! Please find below a regular development status report, this one covering the period from July 9 to July 22.

An intensive work inside this timeframe (which is well shown on the first diagram) has resulted in reaching another important milestone — the release of pre-alpha version (0.0.2.0) of The Abyss digital distribution platform. We have increased activity to deliver it in time, on July 19, 2018.

The Abyss Team increased activities for the period July 9–22, 2018

Pre-alpha version

We have totally re-designed all pages to make the platform look fresh and bright, and have simplified the navigation by adding new elements. Some new features (most notably, “The transactions history”) have also been added to extend The Abyss functionality.

The Abyss platform brand new design (pre-alpha version)

The complete list of changes and additions includes:

General:

  • The Abyss platform brand new design
  • User’s current ABYSS tokens balance available on all pages
  • Improved engine for faster and smoother performance
  • The internal analytical domain for tracking of statistical info

Main Page:

  • Lists of video games
  • Access to game description pages by click
  • Registration & authorization options
  • General navigation elements
  • Privacy Policy and Terms of Service added

Game Page:

  • Registration & authorization options
  • Full game description
  • Play” button to start Music Wars game
  • In-game purchase options in Music Wars game
  • Gallery of screenshots and video trailers
  • Similar games (single-click access to other games you may like)

Profile Page:

  • Nickname editing option
  • Avatar editing option
  • Your referrals info (current number)
  • Referral block” comprising referral link
  • ABYSS tokens deposit option

While getting pre-alpha version prepared for release, we have run the series of tests (inc. critical functionality regression and integration tests) to secure the stable performance of the platform. The Abyss has successfully passed 84 tests, out of 94 in total, accounting for 89%, which is indeed a very good result (with the average of 7580% in the industry). The revealed bugs (2%) are currently being fixed by the development team, with other 9% of tests planned for re-run.

The Abyss “Test runs & results” diagram showing an enhanced performance

The cumulative diagram below shows the workflow progress in dynamics. As seen, the number of solved issues has been steadily increasing, reaching c. 100 in early June and up to 250 in July. The number of new issues under development has also increased significantly, as the process is approaching the next Sprint.

The number of issues from May 4 to July 21

Referral tokens accrued

The referral ABYSS tokens obtained during DAICO, have been accrued to the user token balance on The Abyss. Sign up to your personal account on the platform to check yours.

We’re currently working on “tokens withdrawal” option that will allow for transferring tokens to the compatible digital wallets, and will introduce it in the course of this week.

Meanwhile, you can use your ABYSS for making in-game purchases in Music Wars or just hold them.

Albert Tugushev, Head of Software Engineering Department, in his office
Alexander Malyshev, Project Manager, planning team’s work for the next Sprint

Well, that’s it for today. The Abyss Team will keep you up to date with the development progress twice per month. The next report is scheduled for August 6, 2018.

And stay tuned! We have much to show you!

Best,

The Abyss Team