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the project

XAYA is the product of Malta-based company Autonomous Worlds. This open source, peer-to-peer platform promises to completely decentralize the video game industry, a step beyond most others which take a hybrid approach.

XAYA was inspired by Huntercoin, a famous chapter in early blockchain gaming history. The idea was to put an entire game world on the blockchain, with no mods, admins or central server required. Truly autonomous.

Scalability issues plagued the Huntercoin client, however, and it could only handle one simple game. XAYA is an entire decentralized console, allowing all kinds of video game developers to deploy their games to XAYA’s peer-to-peer network. It also facilitates easy trustless exchange of items or even accounts.

This is made possible with some clever new innovations. Chief among them "game channels," an adaptation of the Lightning Network concept. Settling the results of a match on the blockchain is only necessary if someone tries to cheat, which is disincentivized through clever token economics.

Another remarkable adaptation is ephemeral timestamps, a means of limiting the amount of data needed on the blockchain to settle disputes over game channels. Academic research on these techniques by the Xaya team can be found in the journals Ledger and Springer.

Read our full official review for more information. You can also watch our demonstrations of Xayaships and Taurion on YouTube.

platform features

Highly Scalable

Designed from the ground up with game channel technology for virtually unlimited transactions.

No Servers

Guaranteed 24/7 uptime!
Run your games entirely on the blockchain without central servers.

Real Ownership

Players truly own their assets and are free to trade as they wish.

Easy Development

Choose any language you wish.
Your game. Your way.

Provably Fair

Cheating is impossible when the game is transparent and provably fair.

Safe Trading

Atomic transactions on the blockchain make fraud impossible.

Complex Dapps

Decentralized applications without limits in complexity.


Massive multiplayer online is the default for XAYA-based games.

project portfolio

Beyond blockchain, Taurion is one wicked-cool game. Elements of 4X, RTS, and human mining come together to form a new game the like of which has never been seen before. Set many 1,000s of years in the future, players explore the planet Taurion to find their fortunes, form alliances, and battle against each other.

Soccer Manager Elite

Buy stakes in a soccer club. Manage the team. Lead them to victory. Rise in fame and get rich! This evolution of the popular Soccer Manager series of games takes ownership to new levels. Never before have the stakes been so real or the competition this fierce. Join the Elite and prove yourself.

Treat Fighter

You’re an Overlord in the land of Canedoom seeking to increase your power and prestige through your Treat Fighters. – Cook Treats – Send them on expeditions – Level up your Treats – Throw them into the area to fight! You’re the master. Make them do your bidding!



Xaya ID is a secure identity application built on top of the XAYA platform. Wherever ID or authentication is required, XID can provide it without passwords and by using blockchain technology to login to websites and apps securely. Use cases include: – Secure website sign ups and logins – Secure chat and communications – Application security and licensing – And many more… To see XID in action, check it out in Taurion when it’s released.

the team

Andrew Colosimo


Daniel Kraft

Lead Blockchain Developer

Konstantin Gorskov

Lead Game Developer

Bas de Gruiter

Business Development

Patrique Burgersdijk

Project Management


Community Management