The SDK will be initially tested on the Ethereum Testnet, in a move that will open blockchain gaming to the masses and put the Enjin blockchain game development tools into the hands of millions of Unity developers.
The Enjin press release claimed the Blockchain SDK will enable game and app developers to create and integrate next-generation ERC-1155 blockchain assets into their games and manage their distribution with ease.
The Ethereum-based ERC-1155 tokens build on the features of the ERC-20 and ERC-721 token standards.Known as the “Multi Token Standard,” ERC-1155 enables developers to create unlimited fungible (identical) and non-fungible (unique) assets with a single smart contract — enabling faster transaction times, significantly lower gas fees, and the ability to mass produce tokens with minimal effort.
Unity is the world’s most popular game engine, home to over 4.5 million developers and responsible for 28 billion game installs on 3 billion devices. This is certainly a great place for Enjin to launch their platform and the Testnet version will be up in time for the world’s largest game industry event — GDC.
Speaking on the Unity partnership, Maxim Blagov, CEO of Enjin said:
“The engine is designed to make it easier and easier for both blockchain developers and users to focus on developing SDKs that can implement blockchain services….The unity developers of the unity that will utilize the upcoming Unity engine block-chain SDK will create a full-blown blockchain ecosystem,”
The news comes as talk of Enjin’s partnership with Samsung S10 for the gaming portion of the phone was revealed. Asia Crypto Today has reported on the issue, following the exclusive reveal that preempted this move last month.