Was the Decentraland Launch a Success? YOU Be The Judge of That.

We are now almost 1 week into the much-anticipated launch of Decentraland, but has it been a success?
The answer: It depends on how you gauge success.
In this article we lay it all out bare, letting you be the judge, jury and executioner.
How was your experience of the launch? Don’t forget to leave your opinions in comment box below.

Long Awaited Decentraland Launch (20.02.2020)

The Launch was Immediately Picked Up By Reputable News Sites…

…But There Were Teething Problems

Lack of direction caused by poor communition

Lag & Bugs Affecting User Experience

Empty Chests in Decentralands ‘Treasure Hunt’ Launch Event

Transaction Failures When Claiming Prizes

There was also lack of marketing as highlighted by a community member via podcast

However, despite the problems some were having…

1) Others were really enjoying the experience

2) Exciting, Independently Run Events Were Being Repeatedly Launched

3) The Crypto Art Community Appeared To Be Inspired

4) All The Buzz Around Decentraland Caused a Wave of Interest Right Across The Web

5) Decentraland Wearables Were an Immediate Hit

6) Even Popular NFT Marketplaces Joined in the Celebrations

7) There was a Mixed Response from Independent Writers

8) Opinion from the Decentraland Community was Upbeat, Fair & Open

Matty @DCLBlogger

The Texan Trio @theblockrunner

9) The Final Figures & Sentiment

10) Your Opinion

Taking all into account, now it’s your turn!

How was your experience of the Decentraland Launch?

Did it meet your expectations?

Do you have a clear idea of what Decentraland is? (Hint: not a game, but a platform on which to build).

What are your expectations for the future?

Will you revisit Decentraland?

ALL comments welcome below.

DCL Plazas would like to thank CoinGecko for being the main sponsor of the DCL Art Festival, which helped support the Decentraland launch. With ongoing support from reputable companies like CG, together, we can help the NFT & Crypto industries flourish.

4 Comments

  • pbock
    Posted February 27, 2020 8:15 am 0Likes

    I personally really enjoyed it, after I got used to the horrible lag I had to work through.
    It took real effort to fight through the lag and buggy platforms (the ones moving up and down kept leaving me behind mid-air), but I managed to crap a fair amount of MANA, a tiny bit of MATIC, a couple of cryptokitties and some DCL wearables I hope will sell well 😉
    I enjoyed it though I hope Decentraland will respect their community enough to manually send ALL the prizes where players can show the transactions that failed due to contract errors.
    I certainly enjoyed seeing one of my first Cryptoartworks on display in Momus Park, just outside Tomb Chaser, as well as taking a look at my giant billboard in the DCL Art Fest !

    • pbock
      Posted February 27, 2020 8:18 am 0Likes

      and yes, I’ll certainly revisit.
      Though probably to visit specific places or locations for events or competitions, or try a new game that looks interesting.
      I won’t wander around blindly in the wilderness looking for new lands to explore 😉

  • Teddy
    Posted February 27, 2020 8:17 am 0Likes

    hated it then collected some mana n swag and at the end it was alright might visit again. will check back.

  • Sk
    Posted February 27, 2020 6:40 pm 0Likes

    I purchased like a new data pack just to play this game, and my data was exhausted within very less time.
    I spent 4 GB on day 1 and played only for around 1 hour 30 minutes but didn’t win anything and was only surprised my data got exhausted so fast. Yesterday I played around 4 hours, was little more interesting as at least it showed me my aim in the game of how to win, but it was very difficult to achieve and I didn’t win anything except sweet game time.. Atleast the target game arena was worth while but daunting with requiring like 4 to 6 clicks per second and not knowing how responsive the connectivity was. Another game required me to find 5 keys, I found only 4 and I think it got reset to 0 keys or timed out after I went a space outside the game arena border while searching hard for the 5th key. However the experience maybe cool.
    CryptoDozer is or was comparatively better than most such games, easy to win NFTs for newbies but very less market and value. I may not play Decentraland again, unless something profiting or attractive.
    Thanks.

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