Somnia Blockchain: The Fastest EVM L1

22 Jun 2024

Somnia blockchain is a Layer 1 EVM blockchain that is optimized for gaming and the metaverse, with the potential to handle hundreds of thousands of transactions per second. The Somnia blockchain comes along with a set of omni-chain protocols designed to connect the metaverse, NFTs, and gaming ecosystems. 

Together, the Somnia blockchain and protocols aspire to establish a scalable, unified virtual society for millions of users. By transferring value and creative control back to users and creators, Somnia is positioned to connect a significant portion of the total value locked (TVL) in blockchain gaming, metaverse, and NFT sectors, which combined is nearing a staggering $100 billion.

Unprecedented Scalability and Affordability: Unlike traditional blockchains tailored primarily for financial transactions, Somnia blockchain is an L1 optimized for virtual interactions, capable of handling hundreds of thousands of transactions per second. This allows for the support of millions of assets with sub-second finality, setting a new standard in blockchain technology.

Interoperable Creator Economy: The Somnia blockchain empowers creators by facilitating a real economy in the metaverse, including creator royalties and microtransactions. It is fully compatible with the Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM), ensuring a seamless integration with the vast EVM ecosystem.

Omnichain Protocol for the Metaverse: Somnia’s is focused on the development of a decentralized economic structure that rewards creators and promotes community-driven governance. This is achieved through composability, which allows users to remix and reuse existing digital assets such as concert stages and light shows, encouraging innovation and reducing costs.

Upgradable NFTs: A standout feature of Somnia is its ability to transform 2D NFTs into 3D avatars, giving them a dynamic presence in the metaverse. This upgrade is currently offered for free to established NFT projects, enhancing the utility and interactivity of NFT collections.

Interoperable Ecosystem: Through the introduction of the Metaverse Markup Language (MML) and MSquared Origin Engine, Somnia ensures that assets, commerce, and avatars are effortlessly transferable across various platforms. This opens up unprecedented possibilities for interoperability across different metaverse settings, including celebrity and sports-themed virtual worlds.

Somnia’s speed and functionality will make it the only blockchain capable of supporting millions of users in a virtual society. Somnia is empowering creators, players, and users alike with a fast, scalable blockchain designed for the unique demands of the metaverse.

To learn more check out our ecosystem page and read the Somnia litepaper

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