On Friday, blockchain platform Concord — whose mainnet runs on the Ethereum community, claiming to have two-second transaction finality and charges 1,000 instances decrease than Ethereum — introduced the launch of its Bored Ape Yacht Membership Passport. The Passport allows customers to import proof of their apes into DeFi Kingdoms, a play-to-earn sport constructed on the Concord blockchain with over 120,000 month-to-month lively customers. Throughout its preliminary phases, Ape holders will be capable of validate and show their belongings within the sport throughout a number of blockchains once they join their MetaMask pockets to DeFi Kingdoms.
The infancy of cross-chain know-how implies that funds could possibly be in danger when bridging throughout chains, as the largest decentralized finance hack up to now this yr confirmed. Nevertheless, as said by its builders, Concord’s Passport doesn’t transfer belongings; as a substitute, it proves asset possession throughout a number of blockchains, guaranteeing their authenticity all through. Its cross-chain bridge, Horizon, presently helps interoperability between Concord, Ethereum, BNB Chain and three different blockchains.
Leo Chen, a workforce member at Concord, defined:
“We wished to provide all NFT holders extra utility and choices to show their NFTs and take part within the Metaverse. Bored Ape Yacht Membership holders are the primary selections. The cross-chain id creates a safe and simple manner to take action with out placing their belongings in danger.”
In the same gesture, final month, Twitter kicked off its nonfungible token marketing campaign, permitting its paid subscribers to point out off their NFT possessions as profile footage. Nevertheless, the technical functionalities of the function are within the testing part, with solely Ethereum-based NFTs eligible and no help for cross-chain functionalities.