Neopin, a blockchain subsidiary of South Korea’s mid-tier game publisher Neowiz, plans to introduce multi-chain services supporting multiple blockchains by June next year in a move to advance into global decentralized finance (DeFi) market and join the race by Korean game publishers for hegemony in blockchain-based ecosystem
Under 2022 Neopin Strategy announced Thursday, Neopin will introduce multi-chain services that support multiple blockchains including Binance Smart Chain (BSC), Cosmos, and Polygon by the end of June next year in addition to Ethereum, Klaytn, and Tron chains.
It will also provide an open platform in the fourth quarter where play to earn (P2E) and move to earn (M2E) projects can easily go onboard Neopin.
The blockchain service provider plans to add a non-fungible token wallet function within Neopin and introduce NFT-Fi that compensates NFT deposits. It will aim to expand Neopin ecosystem by carrying out aggressive investments in major blockchain entities.
“We will actively enter into the global DeFi market by carrying out four tasks – Web 3.0, multi-chain, NFT, and launchpad – based on credibility and safety,” said an unnamed official from Neopin.
Shares of Neowiz were trading 2.13 percent higher at 28,800 won ($22) Thursday.
Meanwhile, shares of Wemade flew after the company on the previous day announced it would be able to open mainnet Wemix3.0 after successful testnet this month. Wemix3.0 Is operated with 40 decentralized nodes to create safe environment from external threats to support public chain for games, DeFi protocols, and other blockchain services.
Kosdaq-trading Wemade shares jumped 24 percent Thursday after 4.6 percent gain on the previous day.
By Lee Eun-joo
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