Thirdverse, formerly Yomuneco, is a virtual reality game development, distribution and management company paving the path to the metaverse.
Thirdverse is building a world-class tech development and publishing team that spans across gaming, VR and blockchain.
Thirdverse was founded in 2020 in Japan by Hironao Kunimitsu with Kiyoshi Shin, Satoshi Ban and Masaru Ohnogi. The company is headquartered in San Francisco and Tokyo.
Thirdverse released the world’s first VR multiplayer sword-fighting action game, SWORDS of GARGANTUA, and in 2020, announced plans to publish the VR game Frostpoint VR: Proving Grounds.
Thirdverse also launched the sword-fighting VR title Altair Breaker for Meta Quest 2 and PCVR, in Aug 2022. In September, a new VR multiplayer tactical multiplayer shooter title called X8 was unveiled at the Tokyo Game Show.
Thirdverse currently has several VR and blockchain projects in development, including X8 and Captain Tsubasa: Rivals. The company is also promoting the “Thirdverse Plan”, aiming to create a “Third Place” in the virtual metaverse.
Thirdverse is backed by JAFCO, Animoca Brands, MZ Web3 Fund, Presence Capital, Fenbushi Capital, 8DAO, Yield Guild Games, OKX Ventures, B Dash Ventures, Sisu Ventures, Incubate Fund, Double Jump.tokyo, and others. The company raised $15M in a new round on Nov 22, 2022. This brings Thirdverse's total funding to $35M to date.