DEC 20, 2023
Glohow to promote UtopiaGames’ blockchain-based casino games on global stage
UtopiaGames, a game developer based in Seoul, has entered into a partnership with Glohow, a global co-publishing service provider and subsidiary of Kakao Games. As per a report by local news website Etoday, this collaboration is aimed at launching comprehensive marketing efforts for UtopiaGames’ blockchain-based social casino gaming platform, “Vegastopia.”
Global metaverse casino city
The game company anticipates that Vegastopia will introduce innovative elements to the game development industry, as it is conceptualized as a global metaverse casino city. This 3D online gaming platform is developed to mimic a real-life casino setting, offering players an immersive experience. In Vegastopia, virtual gamers can participate in psychological battles, utilizing tactics like bluffing, just as they would in a physical casino environment.
150 countries by H1 2024
Vegastopia offers a feature where players can create and manage their own casinos or cardrooms. In these personalized spaces, operators have the autonomy to manage their own point systems. The platform has recently concluded its closed beta testing phase and is now gearing up for a soft launch in select countries, including France, Mexico and Southeast Asian nations. Looking ahead, UtopiaGames plans to launch the service in some 150 countries by the first half of next year.
Resolving trust issues with blockchain
An official from UtopiaGames highlighted Glohow’s track record in successfully promoting global game projects from notable gaming firms such as Kakao Games, Sky People, Hidea, Gravity, Wemade, Webzen and Neowiz. With Glohow at the helm of Vegastopia’s marketing, management, customer service and localization efforts, the game’s global presence has notably increased, the person added. The official further pointed out that Vegastopia has garnered significant attention for addressing the issue of trust in online casino games by using blockchain, a key factor in its growing popularity and appeal.
UtopiaGames’ latest advancement comes on the heels of equity investments from SU Holdings and BU Technology. These investments totaled KRW 21 billion, equivalent to approximately $16.2 million.