Ubisoft Unveils Blockchain-Based Game “Champion Tactics Grimoria” at Paris Blockchain Week

.. By Nathan Daniels

April 12, 2024

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Ubisoft, the renowned AAA game studio, has tantalized gamers with a sneak peek of its upcoming blockchain-based game, “Champion Tactics Grimoria,” during the Paris Blockchain Week. This strategic Player vs. Player (PVP) role-playing game (RPG) promises to deliver a unique gaming experience with its innovative integration of blockchain technology.

Introduction to “Champion Tactics Grimoria”

In a groundbreaking move, Ubisoft showcased the first gameplay trailer for “Champion Tactics Grimoria,” offering attendees at Paris Blockchain Week an exclusive glimpse into the game’s mechanics. Developed by Ubisoft’s strategic innovation lab, this tactical RPG introduces players to a world where blockchain-based figurines take center stage. 

Crafting Unique Characters and Strategic Gameplay

“Champion Tactics Grimoria” empowers players to craft their own blockchain-based figurines, each possessing distinct features and abilities. These figurines can then be strategically combined into teams of three for thrilling turn-based battles. With an emphasis on depth of gameplay, players must strategically select and deploy their champions to outmaneuver opponents and emerge victorious in battle.

Ubisoft’s Patient Approach to Blockchain Gaming

Nicolas Pouard, Vice President of Ubisoft’s Strategic Innovation Lab, shared insights into the studio’s journey towards blockchain gaming. Pouard revealed that Ubisoft opted for a patient approach, choosing to test the waters with “Champion Tactics” before diving into a full-fledged AAA blockchain title. By starting with a universe centered around blockchain assets and non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Ubisoft aims to lay a solid foundation for future blockchain endeavors.

Fostering True Ownership and Player Empowerment

Ubisoft’s foray into blockchain gaming extends beyond financial motivations. Pouard emphasized the studio’s commitment to empowering players with true ownership of digital assets. Through “Champion Tactics Grimoria,” Ubisoft aims to redefine player experiences in the Web3 era, where gamers have the autonomy to populate the game world with their unique figurines and truly understand the value of gaming assets.

Oasys Integration and Interoperability Advancements

In collaboration with Oasys, the gaming blockchain protocol powering “Champion Tactics Grimoria,” Ubisoft announced significant strides in interoperability. Oasys unveiled a new integration with the LayerZero omni-chain interoperability protocol, marking a pivotal milestone in enhancing interoperability across its gaming ecosystem. This initiative, part of Oasys’ ambitious 2024 Dragon Update, underscores the platform’s commitment to delivering seamless gaming experiences across diverse blockchain networks.

 

With “Champion Tactics Grimoria,” Ubisoft ventures into uncharted territory, pioneering a new era of blockchain gaming. As the gaming industry continues to embrace blockchain technology, “Champion Tactics Grimoria” stands poised to captivate players with its blend of strategic gameplay and blockchain innovation. Ubisoft’s vision for player empowerment and digital asset ownership heralds a promising future for the intersection of gaming and blockchain technology.