Oasys and AWS Launch Web3 Gaming Hackathon With Ubisoft

In a flagship collaboration, Oasys, the game-centric blockchain, has announced its partnership with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to co-host the “GameWave Genesis” hackathon. Major industry players Ubisoft, ChainGuardians, Adventure Gold DAO, and AAG have also joined as event partners. The event, running from 18th August to 13th September, is set to offer a sizable prize pool of $42,000, aiming to spotlight web3 game development and innovations.

Event Highlights:

  • Empowering Developers: GameWave Genesis seeks to empower developers with the tools, knowledge, and support needed to develop and deploy on the Oasys platform, bridging traditional gaming with web3.
  • Broad Reach: The hackathon will feature at Ethereum Singapore 2023 and TOKEN2049, Asia’s leading crypto conference, ensuring it reaches a diverse and vast audience, especially gaming professionals keen on Oasys and its gaming applications.
  • Prizes to Grab: The top three projects can bag prizes totaling $30,000 in USDT, with first, second, and third places winning $15,000, $10,000, and $5,000, respectively. Moreover, participants will be eligible for $30,000 in AWS credits, Ubisoft perks, and assistance to launch their projects on Oasys or its Verses. There are additional awards across various categories from Oasys’ sponsors.
  • Themes and Submissions: Developers can choose from a range of themes such as interoperability, NFTs, and more. The submission deadline is set for 5th September, with finalists being announced on 8th September.
  • Distinguished Panel: Dominic Jang of Oasys will be joined by representatives from AWS, Ubisoft, Square Enix, ChainGuardians, AAG, and Adventure Gold DAO to judge the submissions.

How to Participate:

Developers interested in joining can access details via the Dorahacks website and can collaborate with other builders through various channels provided by Oasys.

Event Schedule:

  • August 22, 7 pm SGT: AMA session.
  • September 5: Deadline for submissions.
  • September 8: Finalists to be revealed.
  • September 13: Demo Day at the AWS Office in Singapore.

About Oasys

Oasys is redefining the gaming industry with its blockchain-based game development platform. Offering a powerful Layer 1 hub and a specialized Layer 2 using Ethereum’s Layer 2 scaling solution, Oasys addresses the challenges game developers encounter when utilizing blockchain. Their approach combines a fast network powered by the gaming community, a scalable network led by AAA game developers, and a blockchain offering a top-tier user experience with swift transactions and no gas fees.

For more details on Oasys and the GameWave Genesis hackathon, visit Oasys website and Dorahacks, or connect on Twitter and Discord.

Aoi Ikeda
Aoi Ikeda
Gamer and writer covering all things tech. Grade 8 violin. Allergic to oranges.

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