Upland and the Ethereum Blockchain

Upland is unlike any other metaverse. It did not start out as a decentralized metaverse, but is slowly becoming more decentralized in a controlled way. Upland is part of the Open Metaverse Alliance for Web 3 (OMA3), and is very much collaborating with others on decentralized projects, such as the Species Foundation. This foundation is mapping of all living-species in digital form, to create a unified, standardized repository used by any virtual world, game or platform. Dirk Lueth is both Upland’s cofounder and the founding chairperson for OMA3 and advocate for the open metaverse. Upland is one of the driving forces behind the Species Foundation.

The ease of which it is to start playing Upland makes this the preferred metaverse to most people who don’t have crypto wallets. Since the in game currency UPX is not a tradeable token, Upland is often overlooked by crypto enthusiasts. Upland was built on the EOS blockchain in part due to its low gas fees. With the vision of the open metaverse, Upland has created in game interoperability between the EOS and Ethereum blockchains, enabling players can download assets to Ethereum and sell them in marketplaces such as opensea.

A big milestone for Upland is 2024 is the release of the Sparklet token as an ERC-20 fungible token on the Ethereum blockchain. A big undertaking in Upland is not only to begin to grow a larger user base with crypto native users, but also to expose existing users to crypto wallets, such that they can benefit from future activities that could require interaction with the Ethereum blockchain.

There are numerous reasons why you would want to connect your Metamask wallet with your Upland account. As the level of interoperability increases in the web 3 ecosystem, you can expect to see Upland lead the way. With many metaverse on Ethereum, we can expect to see wallets such as Metamask as important vehicles to move assets between different metaverse ecosystems. Learn more below.

Why connect Upland to your Metamask wallet

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