• Trip Hawkins, founder of Electronic Arts, has joined the Web3 gaming startup Games for a Living as co-founder and chief strategist.
• GFAL is focused on creating AAA-category video games that can be easily integrated into the blockchain.
• Hawkins hopes to build an economy in the metaverse that is as close as possible to real-world economics.
Trip Hawkins Joins Web3 Gaming Startup
Trip Hawkins, one of the founders of Electronic Arts (EA), announced on February 24th, 2021 that he was joining Games for a Living (GFAL) as co-founder and chief strategist. GFAL develops tools to develop Web3 games with an emphasis on creating AAA-category video games that can be easily integrated into the blockchain.
Building A More Secure Metaverse
Hawkins aims to build a more secure metaverse which is less prone to hacking and believes Web3 provides a bridge for this purpose. He also wants to create an economy in the metaverse that closely resembles real world economics so it will feel familiar and natural to users.
Background Of Trip Hawkins
Hawkins has worked in the tech industry since 1979 and was one of Apple’s first employees before founding Electronic Arts in 1982 which now has over 13,000 employees and a valuation of $30.85 billion according to Forbes. He has also founded other companies such as 3DO, Digital Chocolate and If You Can Company which have all been successful ventures.
The Potential For NFT Gaming Industry
With his experience in launching successful companies along with his knowledge about technology innovation, Trip Hawkins‘ involvement in Games for a Living can help propel the NFT gaming industry forward significantly by providing insights from both business development and technological expertise.
The potential success of GFAL due to Trip Hawkin’s involvement demonstrates how widely accepted NFTs are becoming despite volatility within the crypto market; showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon!