Revolving Games is a California-based mobile gaming startup that has secured $13.2 million in a funding round led by Pantera Capital, bringing the total funding amount to $25 million. The company aims to deliver top-notch web3 gaming experiences for gamers and build technology that can be used to develop scalable games.
The funds gathered from the funding round will accelerate the development of its web3 technology. The companies that joined the round include Animoca Brands, Polygon, and Dapper Labs, among others.
About the Funding Round
Revolving Games raised $25 million in a funding round led by Pantera Capital on September 9, 2022. The fundraising round was also joined by popular gaming and web3 companies such as Animoca Brands, Polygon, Rockstar Games co-founder, Dan Houser, Dapper Labs, Permanens Capital Partners, Kenetic, Sarmayacar, and DWeb3 Capital. These investors poured in $13.2 million, bringing the total figure up to $25 million for the round.
Revolving Games has got the trust of strategic investors such as the co-founder of Rockstar Games, Dan Houser, whose experience will definitely help the company. He has joined as a member of the advisory board for Revolving Games.
“Our vision is clear: to build AAA quality games that turn heads amongst the best launches at the top gaming forums like Gamescom and E3! As the world moves from a developer-owned ecosystem to a player-owned ecosystem, Revolving Games will be at the forefront of this evolution whilst continuing to release titles that compete with the best in the traditional video games industry. We are building the future of gaming and gameplay!”Saad Zaeem, Co-CEO of Revolving Games
The company aims to use these funds to build scalable web3 AAA games in the future with its own IPs and global partnerships over the next two years. In addition, the founders of Revolving Games envision creating a more scalable and fully decentralized gaming ecosystem in the future. Therefore, the funding round will help the company achieve its vision.
Revolving Games is currently developing a Battlestar Galactica themed 4X strategy blockchain game in partnership with Gala Games and NBC Universal. The second project on which the company is working is Skyborne Legacy. It is a social world exploration game with trading RPG features that will be deployed on the Polygon network. Skyborne Legacy will be officially announced on October 4, 2022, with the game teaser, roadmap, game demo, and whitepaper. The details of the Battlestar Galactica themed game will be announced in Q4 2022.
About Battlestar Galactica
Battlestar Galactica is an upcoming 4X blockchain game developed by Revolving Games on the Gala Games Ecosystem in partnership with Universal Games and Digital platforms. The game, initially named “Project Saturn,” is a themed blockchain game based on the legendary re-imagined series of Battlestar Galactica that aired for four seasons from 2003-04 on Syfy.
You will play as a human survivor in the game and spawn your base near a remaining human colony. Players must regain territories, rebuild the human settlements, and defend them from the Cylon attacks. The twelve colonies in the game will have their own governance, technology, and alliances.
About Skyborne Legacy
The Skyborne Legacy game is a blockchain game developed by Revolving Games that will be published on the Polygon Network. The game will be an RPG inspired by Nintendo games such as Animal Crossing and The Legend of Zelda.
In addition, it will have some cooperative adventure RPG features with an MMORPG system and guilds. Players will be able to craft items, carry out raids, run towns and housing and build their guilds. Skyborne Legacy will be officially announced on October 4, 2022, with a game teaser, roadmap, game demo, and whitepaper.
Revolving Games Team
Revolving Games has a team of more than 100 staff working in two studios across Europe, Asia, and South America. The company has invested over $12 million over the last 2.5 years in gaming technology to launch new games in the future.
The studio’s founders are Ammar Zaeem, Saad Zaeem, and Shayan Zaeem. The team consists of game industry veterans who have worked on acclaimed games such as Warhammer, Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery, Zooba, Castle Age, Shop Heroes, Star Trek Timelines, and many others.