Pioneering online game agency Atari has introduced plans to launch a cryptocurrency on line casino the place clients can gamble bitcoin whereas enjoying basic video games like Pac-Man and House Invaders.
Atari On line casino can 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 completely different video games and customers.
“By combining our experience in constructing crypto casinos with Atari’s a long time of expertise in growing video video games, we’re excited for our group to immerse themselves in an revolutionary and new gaming expertise,” acknowledged a press launch from Decentral Video games.
“Look ahead to Atari-themed video games, the place nostalgia-inducing video games are introduced again with a twist. There can be video games of luck, and video games combining talent and luck. There will even be an ‘Atari particular’ recreation the place you may win by talent 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 line with Bloomberg.
It isn’t Atari’s first enterprise into cryptocurrency, having beforehand launched its personal crypto asset based mostly on the ethereum protocol.
The Atari Token is at the moment priced at round $0.03, with an general market cap of over $120 million.
Individuals will be capable of use the cryptocurrency to gamble on the Atari On line casino when it opens, whereas long run plans contain rolling it out as a type of cost sooner or later.
“Its major goal is to be a method of cost inside the interactive leisure business, however we imagine the token can be useful for different industries as properly,” the Atari Token website states.
“Ultimately, we envision the Atari Token being accessible worldwide as a method of cost.”