Aequo advised Mythical Games, a next-generation gaming technology studio, on Ukrainian law matters in its acquisition of DMarket, a marketplace for trading gaming and esports digital assets. Mythical Games has launched Mythical Marketplace 2.0 following the acquisition of DMarket, as part of its continued commitment to innovation in gaming. The new marketplace is built on Mythical’s new layer 1 EVM blockchain and powered by the Mythos native ecosystem token, MYTH.
The acquisition is a significant milestone for Mythical Games, with DMarket’s tech facilitating the most advanced trading platform for digital assets. It makes Mythical the world’s second-largest processor of digital assets on a distributed ledger after the Ethereum mainnet, as of December.
About Mythical Games
Acknowledged by Forbes’ Disruptive Technology Companies to Watch in 2019 and Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas 2021, Mythical is a next-generation games technology company creating a gaming ecosystem by leveraging tradeable digital assets for tools that enable players, creators, artists, brands and game developers to become stakeholders and owners in new creator-focused game economies. Led by gaming industry veterans, the team specializes in building games around player-owned economies and has helped develop major franchises, including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Guitar Hero, DJ Hero, Marvel Strike Force and Skylanders.
DMarket is the biggest marketplace for trading gaming and esports digital assets. Based on the Newzoo report, it is also one of the top three blockchain-based marketplaces worldwide. The company was founded in 2017 by serial entrepreneurs Vlad Panchenko and Tamara Slanova. DMarket's partners and customers include Darewise, GSC Game World, the Na’Vi esports team, Unity, Xsolla, and others.