Web3 Innovators

Why Gaming will take Web3 Mainstream

September 20, 2023 Conor Svensson Season 7 Episode 8
Web3 Innovators
Why Gaming will take Web3 Mainstream
Show Notes

In this episode of "Web3 Innovators," host Conor Svensson interviews Sebastiano Bea, Director of Product at Mythical Games, a next-generation game technology studio.

Sebastiano shares insights into how blockchain technology and NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens) are transforming the gaming industry. He discusses Mythical Games' successful titles like "NFL Rivals" and "Nitro Nation", emphasising their approach to creating games that are accessible to a mass market while incorporating blockchain elements. Sebastiano also addresses the challenges and misconceptions surrounding NFTs in gaming, highlighting the importance of trust and legitimacy. The conversation delves into the potential for NFTs to enhance user experiences and collaborations across various game genres.

Key Moments:

  • Mythical Games' approach focuses on making games fun and accessible while gradually introducing digital assets and ownership.
  • The flexibility offered to players, allowing them to choose between traditional and blockchain-based experiences.
  • The role of limited edition assets and scarcity in driving value for digital assets in games.
  • The distinction between "Play to Earn" and the value of enhancing the gaming experience with digital asset ownership.
  • The need for trust and reputable companies to shape the perception of NFTs in gaming.
  • The potential for big companies to explore NFT-based assets in the future.
  • The impact of NFTs and digital asset ownership in games on the broader adoption of blockchain technology.

Standout Quotes:

  • "We really don't think Play to Earn has a future, and actually, we're pretty sad that it did happen because a lot of the gaming community of the gamers got scared by it, and rightfully so."
  • "The impact that digital assets, ownership inside games powered by blockchain technologies will have on gaming is going to happen a lot faster than 10 years."


  • Follow Sebastiano Bea on Twitter: @seba_bea
  • Explore Mythical Games' channels for updates on their games: NFT Rivals, Mythical Company, Nitro Nation World Tour.

Contact Sebastiano Bea: Mythical Website | LinkedIn
Sebastiano is a Director of Product at Mythical Games, where his team is building the Mythical Platform, a full-service system for developers and publishers to build or integrate blockchain seamlessly into their games, and Mythical Marketplace, where players can trade digital assets peer to peer for real value. The platform and marketplace already power NFL Rivals, Nitro Nation World Tour, and Blankos Block Party. There, he brings his previous years of experience at NVIDIA working on best-in-class developer products for both consumers and enterprises.

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