Wemade Becomes Exclusive Blockchain Gaming Partner for Nine66’s University Gamedev League

Wemade Becomes Exclusive Blockchain Gaming Partner for Nine66’s University Gamedev League

  • We created to support the first University Gamedev League as the exclusive blockchain gaming partner of Nine66, a Savvy Games Group company.

  • Participants include game development university students from around the world

  • The partnership is in line with both parties’ mission to develop the gaming ecosystem in Saudi Arabia

ABU DHABIUnited Arab Emirates, 19 April 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Leading South Korean game developer Wemade announced its participation at the first edition of the University Gamedev League as the exclusive blockchain gaming partner of Nine66, a Savvy Games Group company.

Wemade Becomes Exclusive Blockchain Gaming Partner for Nine66’s University Gamedev League

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The University Gamedev League is a competition for game developers from university students from all over the world. Over 50 teams from 30 universities and 10 countries have registered to take part in the five-month long competition. The initiative provides a unique opportunity for aspiring game developers to showcase their talents, collaborate with others, network and receive mentorship from globally recognized game experts.

The two best teams will fly to Riyadhto compete in the finals held during Players8an e-sports tournament and gaming festival that lasts for eight weeks and was previously gathered above 1.5 million visitors in 2022.

This partnership builds on the previously signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Wemade and Nine66 and is in line with both parties’ ambitions for the games industry in Saudi Arabia. The gaming market in the Middle East is also expected to grow by a further 56% 2.79 billion dollars by 2026, incl Saudi Arabia’s 21 million players constitute an untapped demographic, according to analysts at Niko Partners

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In an effort to become the next global hub for the gaming industry, Savvy Games Group invests 38 billion dollars into the gaming sector. Wemade is intensifying its efforts to develop the thriving gaming ecosystem in the Saudi Arabia and increase its local presence by participating in this initiative. It is also the first Korean company to sponsor the competition. Through its role, Wemade will facilitate knowledge transfer and skill building for the new generation of game developers who combine blockchain technology within the Saudi Arabian gaming ecosystem.

This partnership hopes to have an impact that extends beyond the reach of this event and will seek to mark the start of many future collaborations in the region. The initiative provides a good platform for Wemade to deepen its relationship with Nine66, a Savvy Games Group company, with the South Korean game developer committed to driving the growth of the gaming industry by supporting and facilitating its partners’ core business.

About We made

Established in 2000, South Korean game developer Wemade is a pioneer in the gaming industry. Their focus is constantly shifting towards metaverse and blockchain technology (NFT, DeFi) with special emphasis on customizing the gaming experience. Wemade strives to transform everyday gaming with blockchain technology and establish the WEMIX token as a key currency in the gaming industry.

About Nine66

Nine66, part of the Savvy Games Group, is an integrated support system for game developers. It provides infrastructure, skills development, the network, the capital, publishing and advisory services to promising game studios and developers, both in Saudi Arabia and internationally.

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Through its work, Nine66 gives entrepreneurs and innovators in the gaming industry the tools they need to accelerate their work, drive their business forward and deliver real impact that benefits the entire gaming community.

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