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Oct 8, 2018

Ultra is building a first-class PC game publishing platform and marketplace that puts an end to the current distribution monopoly.

Founded in 2017 by Nicolas Gilot and David Hanson, Ultra’s vision is to provide developers with the flexibility of a custom-built platform while bringing exciting innovations and financial incentives to players, making the development of a new breakthrough game distribution platform possible.

Created by industry heavyweights and former Xbox, Atari, Dell, Uber, and Time Warner executives, Ultra plans to disrupt the distribution monopoly in the gaming industry by being fairer to developers, introducing new revenue streams, providing effective marketing tools, and establishing a rich token-based economy.

On today's tech podcast, CEO Nicolas Gilot shares the story behind the company dubbed as "Steam on steroids for PC games" We explore the unfairness and problems in the gaming industry and how blockchain can deliver much-needed trust and transparency to the industry.