Degen Islands leverages the best technologies and development partners in both web3 and browser gaming.
Solana is a high-performance blockchain built to enable scalable, user-friendly experiences. We see the following benefits in building on top of Solana over other Layer 1 or Layer 2 chains:
Performance: 400ms block time
Low fees: $0.00025 per transaction
Ecosystem momentum: rapidly growing ecosystem of wallets, decentralised exchanges, liquidity providers, etc.
Native liquidity: high TVL and access to liquidity will help stabilise prices & offer the needed liquidity for a massive player base
Unity is a powerful cross-platform 3D game engine and a user friendly development environment. Unity delivers unprecedented artistic freedom and allows faster development though its use of the C# programming language. As of 2020, software built with Unity's game engine was running on more than 1.5 billion devices. Unity boasts, apps made with their game engine account for 50 percent of all mobile games and are downloaded more than 3 billion times per month. Approximately 15,000 new projects are started daily with its software. In August 2020, The Financial Times reported that Unity's engine "powers some of the world's most lucrative mobile games", such as Pokémon Go and Activision's Call of Duty Mobile.