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Epic Games Grants Grease Monkey to Develop NFT-Based Torque Drift 2

The Blockchain game Torque Drift 2 is going to be developed by Grease Monkey Games with the support of Epic Games’ Epic Mega Grant.

An Australian video game development studio and a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, Grease Monkey Games, has received an Epic MegaGrant from Epic Games. The grant will be used to help support Torque Drift 2, a motorsport game currently being developed by the company. The game is blockchain-based and supports NFTs.

Supporting Unreal Engine Games

This program is being offered as part of Epic MegaGrants, a grant program developed by Epic Games and created to promote creative, noteworthy, and innovative projects tailored to Unreal Engine, as well as those that contribute to the ecosystem of open source 3D graphics. 

As a recipient of the Epic MegaGrant, Grease Monkey Games joins a group of studios in more than 89 countries that have received the grant. The MegaGrant will enable the company to develop a more realistic and immersive motorsport simulation game, Torque Drift 2, in order to achieve the company’s goal of producing its most immersive and convincing motorsport simulation to date.

In 2013, Grease Monkey Games, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, established its first studio in Melbourne, Australia, which houses a full range of video games. A company called League of Monkeys used to be the name of the company.

In addition to his work on high-profile commercials and films in the early 2000s, Arran Potter, the company’s founder and CEO has employed his skills and experience to create visual effects and video games.

Grease Monkey Games was founded in 2014 originally as a contract-based firm but has since expanded into developing and publishing its own original IP video games.

With more than 45 million downloads globally and an expanding team of motorsport enthusiasts, the Torque Burnout and Torque Drift titles have helped become the world’s most successful game titles in the motorsport category. Torque Burnout 2 is currently on its way, and Torque Drift 2 is in development.

There are a lot of popular motorsport games that have been released by Grease Monkey Games over the past few years, but Torque Drift 2 is the newest addition to the REVV Motorsport ecosystem.

With this game, gamers will have the opportunity to examine the next generation of motorsports products that are leveraging blockchain technology. Fully functional and playable NFTs will be incorporated and used to ensure players have true digital ownership of their game assets.

Mehdi Zare
I am a young father who always loves to learn. Security and privacy topics are my main interests, and so, blockchain as one of the most strong security and privacy solutions of the modern industry excites me too.
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