January 02, 2021
The Founders, Kieran and Aaron Warwick, conceptualize Illuvium in September of 2020.
February 09, 2021
Founding Team Unveiled
Illuvium unveils the Australia-based core team behind its game studio that will be building the Interoperable Blockchain Games.
February 23, 2021
Illuvinati: Introducing The Decentralized Council
Additionally, Illuvium introduces the Illuvium DAO Vault which distributes revenue earned from the platform to community members.
Mar 11, 2021
Seed Round Announcement
Illuvium closes a $5 million seed round led by Framework Ventures.
March 19, 2021
The trailer release pushes a sudden spike in community growth to 10,000 members in Discord.
April 03, 2021
Token launch through Balancer.fi raises $38 million and reaches $90M in traded volume.
July 01, 2021
$ILV All-Time-Low and Live Staking
October 30, 2021
Alpha Gameplay Trailer and Final Co-Founder Identity Reveal
Illuvium broadcasts its latest trailer and bonus gameplay footage as the Discord community reaches 100,000 members.
December 03, 2021
$ILV All-Time-High and YGG Partnership
Illuvium’s token reaches an all-time-high value of 1,911.26 USD three days before it stamps an earlier announcement of a partnership with Yield Guild Games, one of the largest web3-native gaming guilds in the space.
December 31, 2021
Discord Security Incident
A major hack in Discord happens just before New Year.
Victims are later reimbursed.
January 03, 2022
The team discovers a serious vulnerability in the V1 staking contract which enables hackers to mint unlimited amounts of $sILV.
More information here.
January 17, 2022
June 05, 2022
$72 Million Land Sale
September 28, 2022
After the initial success of Illuvium: Arena – Private Beta 1 in the first quarter of the year, the team updates the autobattler survival game to Private Beta 2 adding features, game modes, and giving more access to a larger player base.
Kieran ambiguously mentions 1.5M players have registered to play Beta.
December 28, 2022
and Best RPG Game of 2022
The studio wins Polkastarter‘s Best RPG Game of 2022 while getting nominated for five other categories.