Indian gaming company Stan has joined Guardianlink in Aptos Labs’ to partner with key players in the Indian gaming industry.

Stan is a gaming community platform while Aptos Labs creates network tooling, bringing the benefits of decentralisation to the masses.

Stan co-founder Parth Chadha said, “We’re thrilled to partner with Aptos, a blockchain platform uniquely positioned to accelerate Stan’s growth and innovation. Their exceptional scalability, rock-solid security, and cost-effectiveness are game-changers for our high-volume NFT and gaming needs. Aptos’ cutting-edge technology like move and their commitment to the Indian gaming community further solidify this partnership as a win-win for both parties. We’re excited to unlock the full potential of Web3 gaming together.”

Aptos Labs co-founder & CEO Mo Shaikh said, “Together, we’re taking Stan global, making it easier for fans to connect with their esports heroes.”

Stan allows gamers to support and interact with their favourite esports personalities by buying NFTs and gaining gated access to play with, meet, and interview esports celebrities. The platform’s gameplay mechanics enabled by the Aptos L1 blockchain allow users to take ownership of their assets.

Stan’s paying users exhibit D30 retention rate surpassing 75 per cent. The platform envisions broadening its use cases to enhance the gaming experience for users. With the support of Aptos Labs and other partners, it plans to expand its footprint into Latam and Asia.