New L1 blockchain Saga has launched its incentivized testnet, which is called Pegasus. It’s the primary of six steps main as much as the eventual launch of the Saga Protocol V1 mainnet that’s scheduled for early 2024.
As a part of the launch, Saga can be rolling out a marketing campaign that can reward non-US builders, finish customers, validators, and group members with a potential airdrop of SAGA tokens.
Earlier in 2023, Saga launched Realms, what it calls the technical manifestation of the Saga Multiverse, its platform that permits totally different applied sciences and IPs to deploy and work together with one another by way of devoted parallelized and interoperable chains. Utilizing Realms permits builders to decide on the options and companies they want for his or her functions; one thing that’s supported within the Pegasus launch.
Extra typically, Saga permits builders to launch an built-in stack of automated, excessive efficiency, gasless, interoperable and customizable chains which it labels Chainlets.
The Saga Chainlet Realm would be the foremost Realm on the protocol, with different blockchains together with Ethereum (Ethlets), Polygon, Avalanche, Celestia and XPLA planning their very own deployments.
On this means, the Pegasus Incentivized Testnet options the Saga Chainlet Realms plus the core Safety chain and Platform chain, which is the place builders launch and keep their Chainlets. The primary Chainlet will probably be EVM-based to assist the Ethereum ecosystem however the longterm purpose is to be VM-agnostic.
“Saga has the very best group any protocol might ask for. Seeing our Innovators showcasing
their creativity on this Incentivized Testnet, we’re extra positioned for fulfillment than ever,” stated CEO
“We’ve seen unbelievable gaming apps get to demo-able state and can’t wait to take them dwell on the Saga platform. We’re totally dedicated to do all the pieces we will to assist their progress.”
At the side of this exercise, Saga has announced its Cohort 5 set of developers, which brings its complete to 282, a quantity anticipated to rise past 300 by the point the mainnet is dwell.
Yow will discover out extra about Saga via its website.