REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Jan. 21, 2021 — VCOIN, the transferable digital currency that allows IMVU users to buy, gift, hold, earn and convert earnings to real money for the real world, today announced that it has joined the Blockchain Game Alliance, an organization committed to promoting blockchain within the game industry. As a member of the BGA, VCOIN will join various other blockchain and gaming companies such as The Sandbox, Enjin, Animoca Brands and Dapper Labs to do just this.
“VCOIN is doing something new, something that you don’t see too often in either industry and we are excited to share this with the BGA community,” said John Burris, Chief Strategy Officer, IMVU. “ VCOIN is a literal bridge between both the blockchain and gaming industries, as a crypto token for the metaverse.”
“The BGA is proud to have VCOIN among its ranks as an active member contributing to our mission of raising awareness and accelerating adoption of blockchain technology in the gaming world. We look forward to supporting them on future projects and events and hope they will be paving the way for more gaming studios to cross that bridge,” said Sebastien Borget, President, Blockchain Games Alliance.
For more information on VCOIN, please visit: www.therealvcoin.com.
For more information on IMVU, please visit: www.imvu.com.
Created by IMVU, the world’s largest avatar social platform, and built on blockchain technology, VCOIN is an ERC-20 token that can be purchased, earned and exchanged within the IMVU peer-to-peer economy — and, for the first time, allowed to be transferred off the platform and converted to fiat. VCOIN enables users to buy, earn, hold and exit to real value, giving users control over their earnings. www.therealVCOIN.com
Based in Silicon Valley, IMVU (imm-view) is the world’s largest avatar social platform, and a top 5 grossing app in the App Store, where millions of users customize their characters and explore over 400,000+ destinations to connect with each other. Through chat and events, IMVU’s massive metaverse enables and empowers friendship and human connection. A community of hundreds of thousands of users powers IMVU’s peer to peer economy by designing and selling virtual goods and destinations, adding to a growing catalog of 50 million items. The IMVU experience is available on the web, a desktop app, and as an iOS and Android app.
About Blockchain Game Alliance
The Blockchain Game Alliance (BGA) is a coalition of over 169 game and blockchain companies committed to advocating for blockchain technology within the game industry. Our goal is to spread awareness about blockchain technologies such as NFTs, DAOs or decentralized gaming and encourage adoption by highlighting their potential to foster new ways to create, publish, play, and build strong communities around games. The BGA 2020’s year activity report can be found on Medium. The BGA also provides an open forum for individuals and companies to share knowledge and collaborate, create common standards, establish best practices, and network. For more information about BGA and its ongoing activities, visit blockchaingamealliance.org and follow BGA on Twitter at @BGameAlliance and on Medium.
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