MMO Metaverse Game Releases Wilder World On Epic Games Store

Wilder World, a AAA massively multiplayer online (MMO) metaverse game, has launched on the Epic Games store.

TakeAway Points:

  • Players in Wilder World face the task of fighting against FORUM, an authoritarian government, while trying to protect Wiami.
  • The game is being marketed as the “GTA of Web3” and has been in development since 2021.
  • Currently in alpha testing, Wilder World’s first experience is a competitive racing game set in the Wiami universe, with a larger release planned for 2024.

The game is now available for whitelisting, allowing players to explore Wiami, “a virtual city where ancient wisdom meets futuristic innovation.” Some of the activities that players can engage in include exploring the metaverse city, competing in races, and socializing.

According to the game’s description, Wilder World is an MMO game that challenges players to defy an authoritarian regime, FORUM, and endeavour to defend Wiami. Dubbed the ‘GTA of Web3’, Wilder World has been under development since 2021. 

The game’s first experience, a competitive racing game set in the Wiami universe is currently in alpha testing and scheduled for wider release in 2024.

Built using Epic Games’ photorealistic graphics technology, Unreal Engine, and in-game AI, Wilder World exudes a fusion of stunning visuals and rich storytelling, offering “a next-gen gaming experience,” the company wrote in press material shared with NFTgators.

Wilder World Marketplace

Wilder World also provides a marketplace where players can buy, sell, and trade all items, equipment, land, and avatars, enabling them to actively participate in the game’s economy.

Commenting on the announcement, Frank Wilder, co-founder of Wilder World, said in a statement:

“We’re honoured to be listed on the Epic Games store, setting the pace for next-gen gaming in the metaverse. Our mission is to create a novel experience using cutting-edge technology, offering players a virtual space for gaming, socializing, and earning.”

This listing amplifies Wilder World’s reach in the gaming community, given Epic Games’ user base of more than 270 million and an engagement of over 75 million monthly active users.

Wilder World has also collaborated with Nvidia’s GeForce Now and SuperVerse as part of its strategy to expand its reach to both the Web2 and Web3 gamer communities. Its Web3 gaming features are powered by the Polygon and Celestia blockchains, enabling infinite scalability.


Tim Sweeney, the CEO, created the American company Epic Games. With numerous locations across the globe, the company’s global headquarters are located in Cary, North Carolina. The leading interactive entertainment provider and supplier of 3D engine technology is Epic. One of the biggest gaming platforms in the world, Fortnite, is run by Epic. It boasts a thriving social entertainment ecosystem with first-party titles including Fortnite Battle Royale, LEGO® Fortnite, Rocket Racing, and Fortnite Festival, in addition to experiences created by creators. 

Across Fortnite, Fall Guys, Rocket League, and the Epic Games Store, Epic has over 800 million accounts and over 6 billion friend connections. The business also creates Unreal Engine, a popular game engine used in a wide range of media and entertainment fields, including broadcast and live events, architecture, automobile, simulation, and television and film. With Fortnite,

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