• PlanetQuest has reached international reputation, with the primary season of its decentralized storyline drawing in over 200k neighborhood members to vote on the destiny of their universe
  • PlanetQuest’s first planet sale noticed over 10k+ followers writing motivational letters totaling over $60 Mn in commitments to purchase planets

Dubai, UAE: Galactic Leisure, an leisure studio headquartered within the UAE, is reworking the leisure {industry} through the use of blockchain expertise to create progressive, immersive, and disruptive experiences. Backed by international buyers together with Kingsway Capital and Immutable X, Galactic Leisure is about to grow to be the most important participant within the Center East’s gaming area with its extremely anticipated debut venture, PlanetQuest.

Founder and Chairman, Loren Roosendaal, is a serial entrepreneur who began growing video games on the age of 11 and noticed them performed by thousands and thousands of individuals earlier than he graduated highschool. Previous to founding Galactic Leisure, he additionally based Shiny Star Studios the place he at present shares the CEO function with fellow founder Mark Laursen. Loren has grow to be a pioneer in conducting community-friendly gross sales, witnessing over $260 million in pledges by two profitable application-based gross sales. These notable achievements, amongst others, have garnered him recognition as one of many founding fathers of the blockchain gaming motion, alongside figures comparable to Aleksander Leonard Larsen (Co-Founding father of Sky Mavis, the studio behind Axie Infinity) and Sebastien Borget (Co- Founding father of The Sandbox).

The imaginative and prescient behind Galactic Leisure’s PlanetQuest is obvious: to construct the primary cinematic multiverse alongside a vibrant neighborhood that participates in its conception from the beginning. Group members and followers are handled to the gorgeous works of famend writers, online game builders, and artists who’ve beforehand labored on IPs from Marvel and Star Wars to Sport of Thrones and are actually laying the muse for PlanetQuest. With a whole lot of 1000’s of followers becoming a member of the PlanetQuest neighborhood in only a matter of months, this strategy has already confirmed to achieve success.

As a part of the neighborhood, followers take part in votes that might determine the destiny of the universe within the episodic storyline which is already being novelized, and maybe simply as thrilling, are given the possibility to personal total planets and in-game gadgets that may play a key function within the upcoming PlanetQuest online game. The response to this proved overwhelming as the primary planet sale noticed followers submit over 10,000-plus purposes pleading to spend over $60 million on planets in complete in only a few weeks. This left simply over 1,000 planets out there for buy within the sale oversubscribed by roughly 60 to 1, offering audiences and commentators with a glimpse of the long-term potential of PlanetQuest.

Loren Roosendaal, Founder and Chairman of Galactic Leisure, commented: “With the video games and esports sector rising within the Center East, we’re thrilled to ascertain our headquarters right here within the UAE. The nation is changing into more and more all for growing homegrown video games with over 4 million customers anticipated by 2027[1]. Saudi Arabia can be a serious market, with 70% of KSA’s inhabitants beneath 30 years of age, and roughly 20 million avid gamers within the nation[2]. Each markets are key contributors to the area’s progress within the gaming area.

As avid gamers ourselves, we’re excited to be constructing a complete new era of leisure experiences for each regional and international audiences. Galactic Leisure is pioneering video games and tales that not solely let followers take part in key choices but in addition give them the chance to personal a bit of this multiverse. In spite of everything, what Star Wars followers would not love to have the ability to say their votes helped decide the plot of the Star Wars motion pictures? That is the precise alternative that we’re providing the early followers of PlanetQuest right this moment.”

On the heels of its present progress, Galactic Leisure plans to broaden its product choices by growing additional multiverses, hinting that, subsequent to persevering with to broaden its personal IPs, it’s also in talks with some huge exterior IP holders seeking to work with Galactic Leisure to deliver numerous worlds from books and cinema to the metaverse. Regardless of the future might maintain, with PlanetQuest books, comics, and video video games already on the best way, and collection and films being a possible future prospect, followers of Galactic Leisure’s first multiverse actually have quite a bit to sit up for.


About Galactic Leisure:

Galactic Leisure is a UAE headquartered leisure studio dedicated to remodeling the leisure {industry} through the use of blockchain expertise to create progressive, immersive, and disruptive experiences. With the core perception that community-driven choices and possession would be the new normal for international leisure, the corporate has assembled a star-studded improvement roster with famend names from the likes of Marvel, Star Wars, and Sport of Thrones to comprehend this imaginative and prescient . Its debut venture, PlanetQuest, goals to create a cinematic multiverse from the bottom up, with a various product providing that features a online game, decentralized storyline, e-book, and graphic novel. The sport leverages blockchain expertise to offer avid gamers full freedom to personal and commerce in-game belongings, bringing digital property rights to video video games in a transfer that’s anticipated to drastically change the gaming panorama.

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[1] https://www.statista.com/outlook/dmo/digital-media/video-games/united-arab-emirates

[2] https://www.mordorintelligence.com/industry-reports/middle-east-gaming-market


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