BANDAI NAMCO Research (Head office: Koto-ku, Tokyo, President and CEO: Hajime Nakatani) will participate in the Oasys project, a blockchain specializing in games (hereinafter referred to as “Oasys”), as an initial validator*.
“Oasys” is a blockchain project based on the concept of “Blockchain for the Games,” established on February 8th, 2022 by blockchain-related company Oasys PTE. Ltd. (Head office: Singapore, Representative Director: Ryo Matsubara) and several other founders. One of the founders is Mr. Hajime Nakatani, President and CEO of BANDAI NAMCO Research.
Bandai Namco Research is promoting R&D mainly in the fields of AI, XR, and metaverse with the mission of “creating entertainment innovation” starting with research and development of cutting-edge technologies. It announced its participation in Oasys as part of the entertainment application research of advanced technology. As an initial validator, Bandai Namco Research contributes to the stable operation and growth of the blockchain.
*Validators are nodes (computer terminals) or the operators thereof that connect to a blockchain network and verify that transactions on a chain are correct.