In a new year open letter, the president of video game titan Square Enix, Yosuke Matsuda, revealed the gaming company has identified blockchain games as new domains to focus their investments in 2022.
According to the letter titled “A New Year’s Letter from the President,” Matsuda wrote that incorporating decentralized games into their portfolio in addition to their centralized games will be a major strategy in 2022.
He wrote about what he referred to as “decentralized gaming,” an ecosystem where viable token economies will be designed into games to enable self-sustaining game growth.
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He added that the company would keep a close eye on societal shifts in the blockchain gaming space by getting information from the industry players.
“The basic and elemental technologies to enable blockchain games already exist, and there has been an increase in the societal literacy and acceptance of crypto assets in the past few years. We will keep a close eye on societal shifts in this space while listening to the many groups of users that populate it, and ramp up our efforts to develop a business accordingly,” he wrote.
He also disclosed that the company has plans to issue its tokens in the future.