Today, the Ultra team is excited to welcome EOSeoul as a new Block Producer, alongside Ubisoft, Bitfinex and EOS Rio!
EOSeoul will join the launch of our public testnet, which should take place in the next couple of weeks.
EOSeoul, runs by NEOPLY, a subsidiary of the Korean gaming company NEOWIZ, is one of the most established BPs of the EOSIO ecosystem.
The technicality of their team, combined with their community and business geographical reach in Asia represents great additions to Ultra as a blockchain gaming ecosystem.
“I’m thrilled to have EOSeoul on board of Ultra’s Blockchain, they have a thorough understanding of block producing operations and are very well connected in the Korean game industry. South Korea is a major gaming market with leading e-sports infrastructures we intend to address with the help of partners like EOSeoul.”
David Co-CEO of Ultra.
EOSeoul’s responsibilities, besides validating transactions and securing the network, will consist in providing feedback to the Ultra blockchain team on the launch of the testnet, and the switch to mainnet. Together, Ultra and the block producers will work to make the Ultra blockchain launch and the token swap as smooth as possible.
“I’m so pleased to join the most anticipated EOSIO based project Ultra as a block producer alongside industry leaders like Ubisoft, Bitfinex and EOS Rio. Ultra is a game platform built with the world’s most advanced blockchain software, and as our root is a game developer, I can’t wait to contribute to the Ultra community as BP and game developer.”
Yong-Kil Kwon, CEO, EOSeoul/NEOPLY
Our team is already working with EOSeoul on their technical onboarding, and we can’t wait to see them be an actual part of our distributed network!
If you want more details about our blockchain, please check our previous blog post.
EOSeoul is one of the founding block producers of EOS mainnet. It runs by NEOPLY, an investment arm and blockchain tech developer of NEOWIZ. As a leading player in the Korean crypto market, NEOPLY has been focusing on blockchain project discovery and incubation since 2017. NEOPLY has invested in more than 10 fast-growing blockchain projects, and is now developing DApps and supporting DApp developers. Currently, NEOPLY has participated as a node operator in various chains such as EOS, TRON, Terra, Klaytn and IOST, striving for stable and transparent operation of blockchain networks.
With a strong track record, the NEOPLY team will further leverage its network to increase the influence of Ultra, aiming to support the technical development of Ultra and bring gamers into the Ultra ecosystems.
Ultra is the first entertainment platform providing all key games industry services under a single roof, accessible through a single login.
Built around our PC games distribution store, Ultra Games, our platform will provide access to countless centralized and decentralized services: Discover, buy, play and sell your games and in-game items, watch live-streaming feeds, interact with your favorite influencers, participate in contests, compete in tournaments, and much more.
Ultra has been built to provide endless value for players, a fair playing ground for developers, and a whole new world of opportunities for the games industry.
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