Yuga Labs, not satisfied to be just the leading player in the NFT industry in terms of market share, has added a top gaming executive as its chief technology officer. While the NFT boom is far from over, blockchain gaming did exceptionally well in the first quarter of the year.
The studio behind Bored Ape Yacht Club and Otherside, Yuga Labs, has announced the appointment of Mike Seavers as its new Chief Technology Officer. Seavers, who has over two decades of experience in technology and product leadership, previously served as Executive Vice President of Development at Epic Games, where he led the development of popular titles such as Fortnite and the Epic Games Store. He also served as chief technology officer of Riot Games, supporting League of Legends, Valorant, and Legends of Runeterra.
A Shift Toward Gaming
Seavers was not a random choice for a company seeking to capitalize on the popularity of gaming. The market is likely to respond to a greater emphasis on utility and playability in the company’s digital assets and a goal of generating more significant interactions….