The most popular blockchain gaming genres, at a glance 🔎

Blockchain Gaming genres

Blockchain gaming arrived as the evolution of the old way of playing on the internet, and this is being demonstrated with the insane adoption of the most popular games such as Axie Infinity (that opened the chance of giving/receiving scholarships), Gods Unchained (the most popular Trading Card game out there actually), the now deceased Plant vs Undead, among other ones.

Platforms like Steam and Epic Games do not allow average users (not professional players) to make real profits with the items they obtain during tens of hundreds of hours they can spend playing and are subject to strict Terms of Service that could lead to access bans.

Steam ban
One of the dozens of reasons why Steam is capable of restricting functionality to users

Decentralized finance has come to repair that existing gap between the player and the real earnings based in their efforts (time spent and skills), in turn giving real ownership to the user of their game objects.

Let’s now get acquainted with the most popular genres of blockchain games.

Trading card games

Players collect, trade and play with unique digital trading cards that are stored on a blockchain. Examples: The abovementioned Axie Infinity, Gods Unchained, among others.

Gods Unchained
Yes! We play Gods Unchained regularly! 🧙‍♂️

Collectible games

Similar to trading card games, players collect, trade and play with unique digital collectibles that are stored on a blockchain. Some examples of these games are CryptoKitties, NBA Top Shot, among others.

CryptoKitties living on Ethereum.

Decentralized finance games

These are games that incorporate elements of decentralized finance (DeFi) such as yield farming, staking and liquidity provision. One of the biggest advantages of this kind of games is publicity on transactions due everything passes thru the blockchain and everyone with little acknowledgements can understand what happens there.

Bored Ape Yacht Club
Bored Ape Yacht Club is one of the most popular games for this genre.

Virtual world games

Players can create, own, trade and interact in virtual worlds that are built on a blockchain. Hundreds of adventures and quests are enabled in these “metaverses”, strongly linking the project with the users. Some examples are The Sandbox, Somnium Space and Decentraland.

Decentraland Genesis Plaza. Taken from Decentraland blog.

Multiplayer online games

Players can compete with others in multiplayer games that use blockchain technology for player data, asset ownership and in-game transactions. Our Coin League game is the perfect example for this genre.

What about DexKit’s Coin League game? 🤔

Coin League game room
Asset prices are updated in real time within the Smart Contract created for each game

We could not stay behind and we wanted to explore this industry because we believe that is here where lays the future of property.

Our first game on the blockchain will soon have an update that could position it as one of the best in its genre, and we will explain why, but after it let’s refresh you the concept of our game 👇

Coin League is a decentralized, blockchain-based game that allows players to compete in races where the prize pools are denominated in cryptocurrency and held in smart contracts on the Polygon and Binance chains. It’s a unique concept that combines elements of gaming and decentralized finance, allowing players to win real-world value while playing the game.

Our game is a hidden gem of the Play to Learn gaming concept (P2L), which is a concept in blockchain gaming that aims to educate and raise awareness about decentralized finance (DeFi) and blockchain technology because includes competition and reward system with educational content that helps players understand and learn about DeFi, blockchain, asset prices and time patterns.

The goal of Play to Learn games is to make learning about these complex topics fun and accessible to a wider audience.

Coin League also includes Chainlink integrations that make it unbreakable for hackers, cheaters, and bad actors. Cryptocurrency prices are protected by decentralized Oracles and each match is an immutable Smart Contract that automatically awards winners at the end of the timer.

Referring to the major update that the game will receive, this one will enable a completely free mode for players to get familiar with the game before going for the Pro version.

If you want to know more about our game visit the official documentation.

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