Following a six-month-long teaser, the long-awaited debut of Yuga Labs’ Legends of the Mara (LoTM) finally became live and active in beta on September 26.
The collection-based 2D strategy game was met with excitement. However, such enthusiasm soon led to disappointment, as it encountered out-of-the-blue technical issues spurred by high demand.
The Shattered Defense game mode is notably the hot commodity causing these technical hiccups. Yuga Labs soon acknowledged its woes, posting a tweet on September 26, saying, “We encountered an unexpected response from the volume of folks playing Shattered Defense. We have stabilized the Camp game but need some time to investigate the Shattered mode. Hunters will still make progress against their foes during this outage.”
We encountered an unexpected response from the volume of folks playing Shattered Defense.
We have stabilized the Camp game but need some time to investigate the Shattered mode. Hunters will still make progress against their foes during this outage.
— Othersidemeta (@OthersideMeta) September 26, 2023
Another serious dilemma that LoTM gamers faced was linked to the game’s ‘hatching process’. Players soon noticed that hatching was not achievable via a delegated wallet, as promised. However, the Yuga NFT holders soon clocked on to prompt the wallet holding the Vessel instead.
Tackling Technical Challenges to Achieve Triumph
Regardless of facing a rocky start, a perk of the Otherside includes its technical backbone, Improbable M² technology, which impressively empowers thousands of players to interact in a communal environment simultaneously on-chain. Still, this mighty Web3 achievement does bring challenges surrounding mass connectivity, audio management and multi-device accessibility.
Yuga Labs stays committed to bettering its community-driven Otherside Metaverse nonetheless. The influential blockchain technology company pays particular attention to community involvement, authentic ownership and interoperability, leading die-hard fans and newbies to remain enthusiastic and excited about the game’s latent talents.
As a consequence, the launch trailer of LoTM attracted more than 118k views, with Otherside Vessels currently trending on OpenSea at a floor price of $297.42 (0.183 ETH).
As Yuga Labs’ LoTM remains steadfast in promptly addressing all hurdles that arise to enhance users’ experiences, its community looks ahead for enticing enhancements and updates. The Otherside is at the cusp of full realization as it strives to offer an immersive and engaging Metaverse experience that breaks new ground.
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