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September 5, 2023

August Ecosystem Update: SKALE Network Usage Metrics Continue to Soar as More Partners Are Onboarded! | SKALE

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August showed continued growth of the SKALEverse, with the community surpassing 20 million monthly transactions for the second straight month! Additionally, six new ecosystem partners were announced.

Gas-Free Gaming on SKALE continues to thrive!

Retro-platform game Untitled Platformer has taken blockchain gaming by storm, amassing over 230,000 unique active wallets and over one million transactions in the month of August, propelling itself into the top five of DappRadar games!
The CryptoBlades community has continued to choose SKALE as their preferred chain, with over 2.7 million transactions in August!
Additionally, Gamifly’s esports cricket game, Cricketfly, is building a strong community in the Southeast Asia region, with almost 100,000 players this past month. 

1 Million ETH Saved & 1.5 Billion USD Saved on Gas!

The SKALE community has achieved the milestone of saving ONE MILLION ETH or $1.5 Billion USD on gas fees! SKALE's zero gas fee architecture has saved users more on gas fees than any other blockchain network. 

Ecosystem Updates


Hurley, the iconic surf and lifestyle brand, has chosen to partner with SKALE Network to bring its fans a digital collection with IRL utility and an immersive game, Super Surfer™.


NFTb is a first of its kind social gaming marketplace! With the integration of SKALE, a wider community of gamers will have the opportunity to discover SKALE-built games.


STARZPLAY, the streaming service with over two million subscribers, in an industry-first move, has partnered with SKALE to roll out their fantasy sports platform that allows people to watch their favorite professional football games while competing for prizes!


Cryptopolis, an innovative social gaming experience that is redefining the NFT and Play & Earn landscape, is now building on SKALE! The game rewards players not just for investing money but also for investing time, making it incredibly inclusive.


Booja.World and SKALE Network have partnered to deliver a groundbreaking Web 3 gaming experience. SKALE’s advanced scaling solutions will significantly enhance Booja.World's gaming platform by offering fast & free transactions combined with a seamless onboarding experience. 

Chain Guardians

Discover the groundbreaking partnership between ChainGuardians and the SKALE Network, powering a gaming platform that is shaping the future of blockchain gaming and NFT mining.

Press &  Events

STARZPLAY in Crypto Briefing

Publication Crypto Briefing featured STARZPLAY’s launch, which was enhanced with an invisible-to-users Web3 blockchain integration of NFTs and an in-game currency called $STARZ, all powered by SKALE.

August AMA

Catch up on all things happening in the SKALEverse in the most recent AMA, featuring SKALE Co-Founders Jack O'Holleran and Stan Kladko.

Jack O'Holleran in TechCrunch

TechCrunch reported on the state of the developer community during the crypto bear market. SKALE Co-Founder Jack O’Holleran gave input on why developers are sticking around. 

Jack O'Holleran on CryptoCoinShow

SKALE Co-Founder Jack O'Holleran was featured on the CryptoCoinShow, where he discussed the future of blockchain scaling with SKALE’s modular solution.  

Jack will be at Token2049

SKALE Co-Founder Jack O’Holleran will be at Token2049 in Singapore. He will be speaking on The Path to 100m Users: Paving the Way with UX, Economics, and Shared Security, on September 13!

SKALE Series Twitter Spaces

The SKALE community hosted the second and third SKALE Series Twitter spaces, inviting other builders and communities to share their expertise! 

- Episode 3: Exploring barriers to entry in blockchain gaming

- Episode 4: A conversation with leading DAOs about governance and organization

Tech Reads

A Comprehensive Guide to the SKALE Network Hubs 

This comprehensive guide delves deep into the Hub Chain Architecture of SKALE, and the role of each hub within the ecosystem.

Building Invisible Blockchain Experiences: Account Abstraction vs SKALE

A comparison of SKALE vs. Account Abstraction with focus on the categories of User Onboarding, Developer Experience, Flexibility, User Experience, and Decentralization.

Crafting the Future: A User-Centric Web3 Ecosystem for Mass Adoption

Despite Web3's promise of unprecedented user control and privacy, its mass adoption hinges on overcoming a critical challenge - creating a UX that is as intuitive and seamless as that of Web2.

Building Without Limits

Learn how SKALE enables developers to build without limits by exploring the common restrictions of blockchain; as well as some of the newer or common “solutions” that SKALE naturally solves.

Whats Next

September is already shaping up to be another record-setting month for SKALE. Thank you for being a part of this exciting SKALE journey, the momentum is growing. Stay tuned for the upcoming August Engineering update! 


SKALE is the world's fastest blockchain, designed for fast, secure, user-centric Ethereum scaling. SKALE chains offer zero gas fees to end-users and have advanced features such as on-chain file storage, interchain messaging, zero-cost minting, ML/AI smart contracts, and enhanced security features. 

The SKALE network enables developers to deploy their own EVM blockchain in minutes without sacrificing speed, security, or decentralization. Welcome to the SKALEverse.

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