Regardless of Epic Video games Retailer seeking to be the de facto commonplace with regards to launching web3 PC video games, competitor Elixir Video games is seeking to place itself as a keen rival.
It’s highlighted plenty of video games that are launching solely on its platform, of which probably the most excessive profile is World Everlasting On-line, a WoW-style MMORPG from US studio Core Loop.
This solely is attention-grabbing as World Everlasting On-line can be listed on the Epic Games Store as “coming quickly”, so this can be a case of a timed unique.
Much less contentious is the solely for Sport for a Residing’s turn-based hero battler Elemental Raiders, which isn’t listed on every other shops.
In addition to Elixir and Epic, different web3 recreation shops embody Extremely, Flame, HyperPlay and Robotic Cache, plus devoted hubs reminiscent of Mavis Hub and Gotchi Hub. In fact, many PC recreation builders are additionally releasing pure web2 variations of their video games on Steam.
Examples embody Raini’s The Lord of Mild – on Elixir and Epic Video games Retailer – or Gala Video games’ Superior – on Steam and Epic Video games Retailer – whereas The Bornless plans to be obtainable on Extremely, Elixir, Epic Video games Retailer and Steam.
In fact, with some video games being cross-platform, an growing quantity are additionally now obtainable on the Apple App Retailer and Google Play. Summoners Conflict: Chronicles is the prime instance right here with the PC model on Steam and Elixir and the cellular model on Apple and Google shops.
As for Elixir, different recreation it’s presently claiming as unique embody:
In complete, Elixir claims it has partnerships with round 120 video games deployed on the likes of Solana, Polygon, Avalanche, BNB, Ethereum and Sui, of which round 50 titles at the moment are listed on its platform. It is a comparable quantity to Extremely, though Epic Video games Retailer now lists 61 titles. HyperPlay listed round 40 with Flame at round 20 titles listed.
When it comes to distinctive PC titles listed throughout all these platforms, the overall is now over 220.