NFT Gaming: Meta Merge Integrates Particle Network to Enhance Its Web3 Experience

NFT Gaming: Meta Merge Integrates Particle Network to Enhance Its Web3 Experience

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Meta Merge integrated Particle Network's Auth, NFT, and wallet services in February 2023, streamlining the complex process of Web3 onboarding and wallet management for its NFT gaming platform. This made user onboarding into the blockchain-based platform more accessible, especially for those new to the technology. 

Thanks to this integration, Meta Merge launched its in-app NFT marketplace, enabling users to mint, list, and trade NFTs using their native MMM tokens directly within the dApp. This feature significantly reduced transactional complexities and improved platform usability.

Post-integration, Meta Merge experienced over 125,000 Particle wallet activations, a 150% surge in user engagement, a 45% reduction in onboarding time, and a 55% increase in NFT transactions, leading to a 25% uplift in revenue and a 35% improvement in user retention rates. These key points summarize the significant improvements and benefits brought about by Particle Network's integration with Meta Merge, also showcasing a successful collaboration enhancing user engagement and a streamlined user experiences in the gaming metaverse.


Introduction

Meta Merge, a dynamic gaming and NFT metaverse by Ultiverse, integrated Particle Network's SDKs in February 2023 to enhance its user experience. This integration focused on simplifying the complex processes of Web3 onboarding and wallet management within the platform, combining AI-generated content (AIGC), NFTs, and gaming.

In this case study, we’ll cover some of the challenges faced by Meta Merge pre-integration, as well as dive deeper into its results. 

Challenges and Solutions

Challenge #1: Complex Web3 onboarding and wallet management

For most people entering the Web3 world, its complex wallet setups and lengthy onboarding can be overwhelming. This complexity often acts as a significant entry barrier, especially for those new to blockchain technology. Web3 onboarding typically involves navigating third-party sites, installing plugins, and handling intricate seed phrases, which tends to deter anyone outside the Web3 community. 

Meta Merge, prioritizing its global brand and a superior user experience, recognized the need for an easier but secure entry point, allowing them to onboard users from the broader market.

Solution: Integrating of Particle Network’s Auth and Wallet services

For Meta Merge, Particle Network provided an integrated solution to streamline the Web3 onboarding and wallet management processes.

Particle’s Auth service allowed Meta Merge users to effortlessly log into Web3 applications using familiar Web2 accounts like email, Facebook, or Google while ensuring the self-custody of their tokens. This service’s logins are facilitated by MPC-based threshold signatures, simplifying Web3 onboarding and eliminating the need for trusted intermediaries. 

To complement this, Meta Merge adopted Particle Network’s Wallet service, enabling the rapid integration of comprehensive wallet functionalities such as sending, receiving, swapping, and on-off ramp capabilities directly into their dApp. This integration offered users an efficient means to manage transactions and NFTs, enriching their gaming experience and fostering deeper engagement with the platform.

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Challenge #2: Navigating NFT, gaming, and token transaction complexities

With the launch of Meta Merge's app, integrating blockchain gaming and NFTs, a significant challenge emerged –navigating the complexities of NFT and token transactions. The use of Meta Merge's native MMM token for activities such as minting and listing NFTs for sale was fraught with high transaction costs and cumbersome processes. These issues hindered the efficient management of digital assets, impacting the overall user experience.

Solution: Integrating Particle Network’s NFT Service for Enterprises

To address these obstacles, Meta Merge integrated Particle Network's enterprise NFT services at the time of its dApp’s launch. This decision was instrumental in simplifying the NFT transaction process from the outset, providing Meta Merge with a comprehensive toolkit for efficiently creating, managing, and distributing NFTs.

One of the most impactful results of this integration was the development of an in-app NFT marketplace. This marketplace allowed users to mint, list, and trade NFTs directly within the Meta Merge dApp using MMM tokens. By keeping all these activities within the dApp, Meta Merge eliminated the need for users to navigate away from the dApp for NFT transactions. This seamless in-app experience was key to reducing transactional complexities and enhancing platform usability. Users could fully engage with the Meta Merge ecosystem, enjoying a smooth and uninterrupted gaming and trading experience without ever having to leave the app.

The above not only streamlined the user journey, but also positioned Meta Merge as a user-centric platform, prioritizing ease of use and accessibility in its blockchain and NFT gaming experience.

Impact and Benefits

The following results were measured as a result of the integration:

  • Increased wallet activations: After integrating Particle Network's solutions, Meta Merge witnessed the activation of over 125,000 Particle wallets, marking a significant surge in user adoption.
  • Surge in user engagement: There was a 150% increase in user activity within Meta Merge, particularly noticeable in NFT-related transactions, directly resulting from the seamless integration of MMM tokens for additional utility.
  • Efficient Web3 onboarding: The integration led to a 45% reduction in onboarding time for new users, substantially enhancing their initial experience and easing their entry into the platform.
  • Rise in NFT transactions: Following the integration, NFT transactions within Meta Merge saw a 55% increase, demonstrating the practical impact and effectiveness of Particle Network's solutions.
  • Reduced customer support queries: The integration resulted in a 35% decrease in customer support inquiries, indicating a smoother and more intuitive user experience.
  • Enhanced security: Implementing MPC-TSS technology in Particle Network's services led to a 20% increase in user trust scores, reinforcing the platform's reputation for security and reliability.
  • Revenue uplift: Meta Merge experienced a 25% increase in overall revenue post-integration, a testament to enhanced user engagement and the efficient transaction process.
  • Improved user retention rates: The platform saw a 35% improvement in user retention rates, likely due to the enhanced user experience and the convenience offered by the integrated wallet and NFT services.

Parting thoughts

The strategic integration of Particle Network's Auth and Wallet services into Meta Merge has effectively addressed the challenges of Web3 onboarding and wallet management. This collaboration has not only simplified Meta Merge’s NFT gaming user experience but also played a crucial role in enhancing user engagement and trust, paving the way for broader adoption of Meta Merge's gaming platform.


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Ashwinsuriya

Ashwinsuriya

Former marketing Manager at Particle Network.
Carlos Maximiliano Cano

Carlos Maximiliano Cano

Particle's Content Manager. He's been in Web3 since 2017, collaborating with technical and marketing teams in crowdfunding, research, DeFi, privacy, and zero-knowledge proofs.