From established play-to-earn games like Alien Worlds to newer additions like Star Atlas, the world of gaming has truly been reimagined with blockchain technology. DeFi components and NFTs have cemented gaming as the biggest fish in the ocean of creative DeFi opportunities. Within a number of these games you can see micro-communities surface; competing, building and establishing new virtual norms.
Play-to-earn has opened voting for the Blockchain Game Awards 2021. With over 700 crypto and NFT Blockchain Games listed, PlayToEarn.net is the world’s largest Blockchain Games data aggregator.
Users with a web3 wallet can now vote for their favorite Blockchain Games & Content Creators. The awards will be fully determined by public voting. The voting period runs from December 1st to December 22nd. The winners will be announced 2 weeks later.
Games featured in the long list include some of our favorites
Alien Worlds for example has taken trading cards to a whole new level. Alien Worlds recorded over 760k active users in October making it one of the most popular play-to-earn games in the world. Using their in-game token, Trillium, users can now lease spacecrafts, explore the metaverse and vote in planetary elections.
With 150,000 registered players, Farmers World is another game that exploded into the crypto space. It uses the WAX NFT platform to allow players to buy land, develop farms, and become a farmer in a virtual world. Fun, educational and you can earn money. What’s not to love?
Also making the list is CryptoKitties, this is a game that has taken NFTs to a whole new level. Centered around collectible little creatures called CryptoKitties, this game allows users to breed and adopt kitties of all shapes and sizes — a virtual cat lover’s dream one might say.
Award categories in the Play2Earn Blockchain Game Awards include:
Best Blockchain Game 2021Most anticipated Blockchain Game 2022Best Content Creator 2021Best Content Creator National 2021A trophy to the Top 10 blockchain gamesA list of the top 50 blockchain games
The top three blockchain games chosen by the public will receive cash prizes.
As players spend more time in the games and buy more in-game assets the environments are increasing in value. Just last week unique NFT land sales reached an incredible $86 million in The Sandbox gaming world.
Now backed by major investment firms and accessible to players from many emerging economies, the popularity of play-to-earn gaming is here to stay. Best of luck to all of the games, a nice little Christmas present for the winners.
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