Web3 Startup Fractal Launches FSTUDIO to Make Building Blockchain Games Easier
FSTUDIO is a new innovative tool that allows studios to build, market, and monetize Web3 titles without the need for blockchain expertise.
How Fractal Studio aims to propel Web3 game development
Fractal, a gaming-centric NFT marketplace, has launched Fractal Studio, or FSTUDIO, a 3-part product that allows creators to seamlessly "Build, Acquire, and Monetize" their blockchain titles.
According to the team, FSTUDIO is a result of more than a year of engaging with developers and truly understanding what's holding them back. The toolkit is designed to make it easier for mainstream devs to integrate their games into the Web3 universe.
Using simple APIs and SDKs catered to Unity, Unreal, React, etc., the tool allows creators to get on the blockchain easily while gaining access to Web3 features such as authentication, minting, and marketplaces. According to the firm, many developers they work with could set up the authentication in less than 30 minutes, with the fastest being 5. This will allow studios to build blockchain games in days, allowing them to go to market faster and refocus developers' efforts on gameplay mechanics.
On top of that, FSTUDIO provides three main distribution channels for companies to acquire real gamers and create sticky social experiences. These three channels are Fractal Web – the company's web-based gaming platform, Fractal Desktop – a desktop launcher for Mac and PC, and the Creator Program, which will be used to promote these games. Fractal also sees itself as a 'digital arcade,' where players come for the games but stay for the fun. With FSTUDIO, creators can tap into Fractal's user base by launching interactive campaigns such as prize pool tournaments, community events, and features to unlock special prizes.
Once developers can monetize their games, FSTUDIO will allow them to select their preferred blockchain and create NFTs using a no-code platform or APIs. It should be noted that the monetization works via in-app purchases, where creators can offer credit card payment for users, freeing them from the complexities of crypto payment.
Interested Web3 game studios and developers can check out the official webpage here.