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November 2, 2023

October Ecosystem Recap: SKALE Continues to Dominate Blockchain Gaming as On-Chain Metrics Soar | SKALE

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SKALE Hits 1 Million Active Users In October as Community Growth Continues

The milestones keep coming as the SKALE community reached 1M million users in a single month, with over 1 MILLION users in October! This incredible curve is a testament to the ecosystem of revolutionary dApps and seamless user experience and shows no signs of slowing down. 

Additionally, October marked the fourth consecutive month with over 20 million monthly transactions on SKALE. Keep reading to catch up with the latest exciting developments in the SKALE ecosystem!!

More Major Milestones: $2 Billion USD Saved on Gas & 2 Million Total Users 

The SKALE community is celebrating a remarkable achievement as the network has surpassed the milestone of 2 million users and a staggering $2 billion saved on gas fees. SKALE's innovative zero gas fee architecture has not only attracted a massive user base but has also demonstrated its unparalleled ability to make blockchain transactions more cost-effective. This milestone is reflective of SKALE setting the standard for affordability and accessibility in the crypto space.

Dominating DappRadar Rankings

SKALE and the ecosystem of games has continued to dominate the DappRadar blockchain game rankings. Currently there are 5 SKALE games in the top 25, and SKALE is top 10 among ALL blockchains in UAW (unique active wallets) and transactions! 

Celebrities in the SKALEverse 

Third-person shooter game, StrayShot (previously recognized as 0xBattleGround), proudly announced its collaboration with powerhouse NBA personalities, LaMelo, Lonzo Ball, and the entire BigBallerBrand family! The exciting collaboration introduces the basketball giants and family as in-game playable characters in the form of NFTs. StrayShot’s open beta has exploded in popularity, with over 13,000 unique gamers playing in October.

Messari State of SKALE

Messari released their State of SKALE Q3 report, which dives into on-chain metrics from the SKALEverse. Messari said “Q3 featured massive growth in the usage of SKALE chains. Total average daily transactions grew 241% QoQ to 719,000.” Read the full State Of SKALE Q3 report by Messari here! 

SKALE Data Center

The SKALE developer community just released an upgraded Dune dashboard, providing increased data availability from SKALE operations on Ethereum Mainnet. Explore the SKALE Data Center here

6 Major Partner Announcements


EtherStrike, the groundbreaking first-person shooter by Zeus, is now live on SKALE! SKALE’s zero-gas fees and limitless scalability gives players an unobstructed, cost-effective gaming experience. Play EtherStrike Now!


Previously launched on the Fantom Network, Tank Wars Zone is now live and making its grand entry onto the SKALE Network, providing its gamers with a gas-free experience for the first time! Play Tank Wars Zone Now!


DeFi protocols need zero gas fees to achieve mass adoption. That's why Rehold is bringing their dual investment platform to SKALE! Users will be able to deposit and withdraw into the staking pools instantly, with zero gas fees.


Ballers Studio is a gaming infrastructure solution dedicated to bridging the gap between web2 and web3 gaming. Their inaugural game, Ballers City, is being built on SKALE! 

Havens Compass

Havens Compass is one of the first blockchain-based games to be on the Epic Games Store, and is now bringing their fast-paced FPS to SKALE! 


Sportzchain is transforming fan engagement and revolutionizing the way you connect with your favorite teams and athletes, and is building their platform on SKALE!

Press &  Events

October  Technical AMA

The SKALE developer community recently hosted an Engineering Update and Technical AMA. Topics discussed include the growing ecosystem, network improvements, Levitation Protocol and more! Watch the full broadcast below. 

Jack O’Holleran in Blockchain Gamer Biz

Blockchain Gamer Biz interviewed SKALE Labs Co-Founder/CEO Jack O’holleran about the growth of SKALE, how blockchain games have evolved and why 5 of the top 25 blockchain games including Untitled Platformer and Gamifly - are all deployed on SKALE.

SKALE At Token2049

At Token2049 in Singapore SKALE Labs SKALE Co-Founder/CEO Jack O’holleran with everyone the magic of SKALE! He spoke about key attributes such as zero gas fees for users, limitless scalability, seamless UX/onboarding and more! Watch his full keynote speech below.

Jack in CoinTelegraph

SKALE Co-Founder/CEO Jack O’Holleran was featured in a CoinTelegraph article, where he shared how SKALE's zero gas fees, high throughput, and configurable architecture makes it the perfect blockchain for AI. 


Jack also wrote an op-ed piece published by Blockworks, titled “Ready or not, Web3 mobiles games are coming.” This piece focuses on the fact that Web3 mobile games will accelerate blockchain adoption. 

Tech Reads: 

Q3 Engineering Update

Discover the Latest SKALE Network Advancements in Q3 2023, including the SKALE 2.2 Release, Upcoming SKALE 2.3, Metaport 2.0, and more!

SKALE Metaport: Transforming the User Experience

Metaport is a UI layer implemented on top of the SKALE Bridge that simplifies the process of token transfers between AppChains to provide users with a streamlined and consistent bridging experience throughout the SKALE Network.

SKALE Data Center Powered by Dune

Explore the new SKALE Data Center, powered by Dune Analytics! These dashboards offer unprecedented insights into SKALE's on-chain metrics with full transparency.  

November is proving to be another thrilling month for SKALE, with growing momentum in the community. Stay tuned for the upcoming October Engineering update to discover the latest advancements in the SKALE ecosystem. SKALE extends its gratitude to all those who are part of this journey.


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 ML/AI smart contracts, on-chain file storage, interchain messaging, zero-cost minting, and enhanced security features.

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