The major game designing firm Atari Group has reportedly forged an alliance with the Litecoin Foundation, in an attempt to utilize the mutual interest shared between the crypto and gaming communities.
Specifically, the collaboration will reportedly enable Atari to receive investments in the form of Litecoin, along with Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH). Its users will reportedly also able to select LTC as a payment option for the Video Computer System (VCS) purchases via its online store, with a discount.
Atari has previously managed to secure 74.19 Bitcoin (BTC) – around $514,000 – within the presale stage of its initial coin offering up to now, which is mostly invested by its partners.
“I hope [Litecoin’s] is a big community. There’s a good overlap. At the end of the day, we are just hoping that people will take advantage of the discounts, and will take advantage of the opportunity to use Litecoin as well.” Frederic Chesnais – head of Atari – reportedly looks for a receptive attitude coming from the Litecoin community.
“We both have a fantastic connection to gaming or gamers as well. In the digital currency space, obviously, there are a lot of people that are in the gaming space and gaming space are usually people that are first early adopters. And it’s great to see a brand like Atari reinvent itself. And there are plans for us to see ways that we can work together in everything that Atari is doing.” Jay Milla – Litecoin Foundation marketing manager – reportedly shared his remarks.
The gaming sector has reportedly experiencing a surge in terms of blockchain adoption lately. With Litecoin being one of top 10 major coins that comes with a large community, this development can help boost the adoption in the field.