Seoul-based Line Next, a division of mobile messaging firm Line, has announced a partnership with Sega to bring a new Web3 game to the blockchain gaming platform Game Dosi. Under a memorandum of understanding, Line Next has obtained an intellectual property license from Sega to utilize one of their “immensely popular” game IPs. The game will be transformed into a Web3 experience and showcased on the Game Dosi platform, with Line Next providing support for NFT production, digital payments, and marketing efforts.
Line Next secures intellectual property license from Sega to develop popular game into Web3 experience
The collaboration between Line Next and Sega aligns with Line Next’s mission to develop and expand the NFT ecosystem, while also promoting Web3 gaming. Although specific details about the title have not been disclosed yet, Line Next plans to reveal further information in due course.
Collaboration aims to expand NFT ecosystem and popularize Web3 gaming
Sega recently announced a shift in strategy, opting to rely on third-party partners like Line Next for developing Web3 games, instead of pursuing in-house development extensively. However, Sega emphasized its ongoing commitment to the space, acknowledging the potential impact of blockchain technology in the gaming industry.
Youngsu Ko, CEO of Line Next, expressed his satisfaction with the collaboration, stating that Line Next was pleased to partner with Sega to bring exciting gaming to the Web3 space for gamers worldwide. Ko further mentioned that through this partnership, Game Dosi would offer Web3 content that could be easily enjoyed by anyone, including fans of Sega.