Flying Sheep Studios will get $1.2M in German authorities funding for metaverse sport


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Flying Sheep Studios stated its Star Life title, a social massively multiplayer on-line (MMO) sport focused on the metaverse, has raised $1.2 million in funding from the German authorities.

The sport is concentrated on cooperation, and community-driven experiences that can prioritize socializing, variety and being the get together in addition to being a part of the metaverse, finally internet hosting occasions and live shows for gamers.

Star Life, a subsidiary of Australia’s iCandy Interactive, is being developed with web-based HTML5 know-how that can make its metaverse extremely accessible.

Flying Sheep Studios stated it’s “excited to deliver Star Life to gamers worldwide and is trying ahead to being part of the rising metaverse.”


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The sport’s funding cam from the German Federal Ministry for Financial Affairs and Local weather Motion. Star Life shall be a extremely accessible metaverse sport, playable from any browser on any machine. For the event of this groundbreaking venture, Flying Sheep has employed extra expertise, together with 4 trade veterans.

iCandy Interactive has a global footprint of getting different video video games studios throughout Asia (Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia) and Flying Sheep Studios is its first main funding made in Europe.

Gamers can begin getting into the Star Life metaverse with only one click on by way of an online browser on each desktop and cellular gadgets. The sport additionally prioritizes variety, providing gamers numerous choices for character creation, purchasing, and community-driven occasions, comparable to live shows and exhibitions.

As well as, Star Life will incorporate non-compulsory blockchain-enabled gadgets, or non-fungible tokens (NFTs), giving gamers extra possession and company over their digital belongings. These belongings could be transferred and used on completely different platforms, making the method streamlined and handy. Star Life shall be a free-to-play sport out there to everybody.

“We’re grateful to the German Federal Ministry for Financial Affairs and Local weather Motion for his or her help and belief in our venture. This funding demonstrates the federal finances for video video games working as meant, fostering the event of cutting-edge technical know-how ‘made in Germany’ and creating and securing jobs,” stated Thomas Rössig, managing director of Flying Sheep Studios, in an announcement.

Flying Sheep has additionally employed extra expertise, together with 4 trade veterans: Renke Bahlmann, lead sport designer; Frank Reitberger, lead 3D developer; Daniel Schemann, head of backend improvement; and Nina Kiel, head of variety and inclusion.

For the reason that firm’s founding in 2014 in Cologne, Germany, Flying Sheep Studios has delivered over 200 video games on time, high quality and finances to glad shoppers, typically working with manufacturers comparable to Lego, Barbie and DreamWorks.

iCandy Group is supported by strategic shareholders, together with Animoca Manufacturers, Fatfish Group, Baidu, Singtel, SK Sq., AIS and IncubateFund, in addition to a number of Australian and worldwide funds.

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