With the recent introduction of the Forge, Aavegotchi, the well-regarded NFT collectibles ecosystem, has taken another step in its journey to becoming the premier gaming platform. This new addition has been eagerly awaited by members of the Aavegotchi community who are hungry for more customization options and a more dynamic marketplace for trading wearables.According to the upgrade’s whitepaper, “The Forge is a new mechanic of the Aavegotchi Protocol whereby a player can break down, or smelt, their undesired wearables into component materials and recombine them with new materials to create a new wearable.”The launch of the Forge was made possible by the community members of the AavegotchiDAO who voted in its favor on Monday. The upgrade, which was motivated by the ongoing decline in the secondary market value and sales volume of wearables, has been designed to increase player engagement. The Forge will introduce new ways to create and trade wearables, which are an essential component of the Aavegotchi platform.“Wearable NFTs are one of the foundational assets of the Aavegotchi protocol, perhaps second only to the GHST token and Aavegotchis themselves. Prior to the Forge, the Aavegotchi ecosystem saw a steady decline in secondary market values and sales volumes of wearables, as evidenced by the Wearables Market Dashboard recently commissioned by the Aavegotchi DAO.”Forge Allows Players to Create Unique Wearables to Boost Aavegotchi EngagementWith the Forge, players can now smelt their existing wearables and recombine them with new materials to create entirely new and unique wearables. Since its launch, Aavegotchi has seen tremendous growth, attracting over 200,000 registered players and generating over $100 million in trading volume. With the Forge upgrade, the platform is expected to continue its upward trajectory as more players are drawn to the new customization options and expanded trading opportunities.The Aavegotchi team is confident that the Forge upgrade will significantly increase player engagement and help the platform achieve its goal of becoming the leading destination for digital collectibles. The NFT market is rapidly growing, and Aavegotchi is well positioned to take advantage of this growth by continuing to innovate and offer new and exciting features to its players. The recent statistics are a testament to the potential of the platform, and the community can expect to see continued growth and development from Aavegotchi in the months to come.Want more? Connect with NFT PlazasJoin the Weekly NewsletterJoin our DiscordFollow us on TwitterLike us on FacebookFollow us on Instagram*All investment/financial opinions expressed by NFT Plazas are from the personal research and experience of our site moderators and are intended as educational material only. Individuals are required to fully research any product prior to making any kind of investment. NFT and Web3 Ambassador. Bullish on all things Blockchain.