Pioneering online game agency Atari has introduced plans to launch a cryptocurrency on line casino the place clients can gamble bitcoin whereas taking part in traditional video games like Pac-Man and House Invaders.
Atari On line casino might be in-built “Vegas Metropolis” inside a digital world developed by Decentral Video games, the place gamers will use an avatar to work together with totally different video games and customers.
“By combining our experience in constructing crypto casinos with Atari’s many years of expertise in creating video video games, we’re excited for our group to immerse themselves in an modern and new gaming expertise,” said a press launch from Decentral Video games.
“Stay up for Atari-themed video games, the place nostalgia-inducing video games are introduced again with a twist. There might be video games of luck, and video games combining ability and luck. There will even be an ‘Atari particular’ recreation the place you may win by ability as an alternative of pure luck.”
The digital on line casino will launch subsequent month, with the corporate anticipating to see as much as $400 million in bets made in its first two years, in keeping with Bloomberg.
It isn’t Atari’s first enterprise into cryptocurrency, having beforehand launched its personal crypto asset primarily based on the ethereum protocol.
The Atari Token is at the moment priced at round $0.03, with an total market cap of over $120 million.
Folks will have the ability to use the cryptocurrency to gamble on the Atari On line casino when it opens, whereas long term plans contain rolling it out as a type of fee sooner or later.
“Its main goal is to be a way of fee throughout the interactive leisure trade, however we imagine the token might be useful for different industries as properly,” the Atari Token website states.
“Ultimately, we envision the Atari Token being obtainable worldwide as a way of fee.”