Bryana Kortendick, Vice President of Marketing at Enjin expressed enthusiasm on 07 August for official introduction into the Japanese market through a strategic partnership with Tokyo-based HashPort Accelerator.
Bryana started the blog recollecting that as a hub for innovation, Japan had a rich history of novelties brought to the forefront by technological leaders. She further added that Japan was home to some of the biggest game development names in the world. Bryana noted that spanning from classic games, Japanese game developers had brought enthusiasts major titles. Bryana also mentioned about groundbreaking consoles like the Game Boy and PlayStation.
Bryana headlined the development as –
“HashPort will serve as a business liaison and provide us with localization support, including assistance with getting Enjin Coin (ENJ) listed on cryptocurrency exchanges and business matching with Japanese companies with potential synergies. With the shared goal of promoting adoption of blockchain technology and the Enjin ecosystem in Japan, we will work closely with HashPort to deploy our blockchain products and services among forward-thinking game developers in the booming Japanese games market.”
Bryana touched upon some historical landmarks by quoting that after the results Enjin experienced by formally expanding in South Korea, Japan was Enjin’s next port of call. She shared staggering numbers that with over 67 million gamers and an estimated 19 billion U.S. dollars in gaming revenue, Japan was the third-largest gaming market in the world. Bryana summarized that Japan was a prime location for blockchain gaming innovations.
Seihaku Yoshida, HashPort Accelerator Founder commented that it was an honor to support Enjin as the first project in HashPort Accelerator. Seihaku expressed enthusiasm to work with the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem developer on their Japanese entry. Seihaku opined that Enjin’s success in Japan would foster not only the growth of Enjin in the global market but also the rise of the Japanese blockchain game industry as a whole.
The Abyss Team reported that it would be publishing Enjin-powered Age Of Rust, an exciting blockchain action game. The game leverages Enjin’s smart contract. Abyss threw light that Age Of Rust was developed by Washington-based SpacePirate Games studio. The game is a first-person adventure game set in the post-apocalyptic (after a nuclear war) dark expanse of the universe.
Maxim Blagov, Enjin CEO said that the HashPort team had a great track record of introducing and popularizing high-potential projects. He admitted an honor to work with HashPort in bringing Enjin to Japan, where blockchain is proving to be a potential tool for social development.