Grease Monkey Games recently announced earning the Epic Games’ Epic MegaGrant. The Australia-based Animoca Brands subsidiary will use the grant to boost the development of its upcoming motorsport game, Torque Drift 2.
Epic Games launched its grant program back in 2019, which is designed to help creative, innovative, and noteworthy projects for Unreal Engine. It also assists projects that aim to elevate the open-source 3D graphics domain.
Projects from 89 countries have earned Epic MegaGrant to boost their project capabilities. In the case of Grease Monkey Games, the funds will be used to improve Torque Drift 2’s drift physics. Torque Drift 2 joins the lineup of Grease Monkey Games’ REVV Motorsport.
It will represent the next-gen motorsport crypto games that use blockchain technology with playable NFTs. Such games can deliver refined digital ownership to gamers across the world. It was founded by Arran Potter, who has vast experience creating video effects and games. The venture was a contract-based firm, eventually converting into an original game development and publishing house.
Grease Monkey Games have released games like Torque Drift and Torque Burnout with 45 million+ downloads globally. Besides this, the company is backed by the Deloitte Tech Fast winner, Animoca Brands.
As a leader in the gamification, blockchain, and entertainment domain, Animoca Brands have established a distinct reputation. It has created games like Crazy Kings, The Sandbox, Crazy Defense Heroes, etc.
In addition, properties like Snoop Dogg, WWE, Disney, Power Rangers, The Walking Dead, etc., have also utilized its products. Animoca Brands’ market presence will only grow with time as the blockchain gaming domain is surging in popularity. Thus, the success of Torque Drift 2 will be crucial for both Grease Monkey Games and Animoca Brands.