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Feature release 2020-02

It is been a while since we’ve publicly announced the work we have been doing behind the scenes. Even though we can’t yet reveal everything, here are a few changes we can already share with you.

🔸Matic is the 9th blockchain Arkane supports

We have partnered with Matic Network and therefore added support for Matic in Arkane. We will cover this topic in more detail in one of the following posts.

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🔸Performance improvements

One of the biggest code changes we pushed to production is a complete rewrite of our Connect component. Connect is the application the user sees when a transaction needs confirmation. Due to the increase in overall transactions and user growth, this service was facing severe performance issues.

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🔸Advanced transaction settings

Several of our blockchain-savvy users asked to have more control over their transactions, mainly when playing games such as 0xUniverse. To facilitate those users we now offer them complete freedom in setting their Gas Price as well as modifying their Gas Limit and Nonce.

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🔸Introducing Arkane Identity — 2FA and other security improvements

Security has, is and will always remain our highest priority, to be able to reach the level we are striving for we are introducing a new component called Arkane Identity.
Arkane Identity is handling the authentication for every user, developer, customer, application, and component in the Arkane network. It offers users control over their profile within the Arkane network. Such as modifying their first and last name, changing their password, and enabling 2FA.

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It gives them also the possibility of adding or removing social networks and even offers a full overview of their account sessions. Allowing them to log out everywhere on any device with just one click, if they suspect their account is compromised.

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