NFT games are gaining momentum with no signs of slowing down. There are already several NFT games that stand out, and many gamers are ripping huge profits from them.
The idea behind NFT games is that players own the in-game digital assets, and they can manipulate them to earn tokens that can be converted into real money.
It is a new revolution in gaming, where players are paid to play. This is only possible through the blockchain.
In this article, we’ll look at 5 such games that hold a lot of promise in 2022.
Silks is one of the most underrated gaming projects on your radar. It is a P2E NFT game with very promising market potential with its bullish growth over the past few months.
Its game mechanics allow players to own a digital horse(s) in its unique metaverses with similar characteristics as those in the real world.
In simple words, each digital horse is directly linked to a horse in the real world, meaning they depend on each other.
Players can look after horses, buy lands in those virtual worlds, create stables for their horses, etc.
The platform tokenomics is based on a dual economy. STT and SLK are the tokens available on the platform.
The STT token serves as the in-game transaction coin and rewards players. The SLK token is the governance coin.
Silks is set to be launched officially before the end of April 2022, but has already built a vibrant community of loyal fans.
Launched in 2019, Upland is a metaverse property that represents tangible-world assets such as Land, buildings, etc., on the EOS blockchain.
Thanks to its digital economy, players can trade virtual world assets allowing them to earn passive income exchanged for USD.
The platform is ranked at Position four as of writing with 42.32K daily users on Dappradar. Its game mechanics rotate around users buying new properties through minting to allow them to earn rewards in the form of UPX tokens.
The rewards are usually 17% of the base mint price. Also, UPX is the Main utility token used for in-game experiences and validating various transactions on the EOS blockchain.
Players can purchase 1000 UPX for 1 USD and get more UPX by acquiring collections of different properties and assets in the game.
There are two types of properties available on Uplands, namely:
- Minted properties: These do not have ownership rights or belong to anyone. One thing about them is that they are hard to come by as they are quickly snapped as immediately they are made available.
- Unminted properties: These are properties bought from another player on the marketplace.
To start playing, users must create an account on the official website and verify their email. Once the account is created, players can explore various properties and purchase them
You can Purchase UPX in the Upland Store using a credit card, PayPal, or cryptocurrencies. Currently, the lowest amount you can buy is 5,000 UPX, which cost $4.99,
Launched in 2021, Splinterlands is a highly valued NFT game that mimics popular card games such as Hearthstone
It is built on the WAX blockchain that integrates with the Hive protocol, thus providing players with complete ownership of in-game assets.
The platform offers various cards as Non-fungible tokens that allow players to generate income by Trading the cards on its marketplace for fiat money.
To play the game, players can choose their cards from two categories: summoners and monsters.
Both rely heavily on the game’s seven different splinters elements, namely; fire, Water, Earth, Life, Death, Dragon, and Neutral.
Players are rewarded with Dark Energy Crystals (DEC) for every game league they complete. The higher the league, the more DEC is presented.
In addition, the game also uses SPS as its primary utility tokens to allow its holders to take part in decision-making processes and control over the game.
You can buy SPS on Gate.io, PancakeSwap, MEXC, LBank, etc.
2. DeFi Kingdoms
Defi Kingdoms is one of the Most popular NFT gaming networks on the Harmony blockchain.
The game combines several mechanics of decentralized finance (DeFi), NFTs, and DAOs to create a strong ecosystem.
JEWEL is the native utility Token used in DFK. It yields an xJEWEL token when staked. xJEWEL serves as a governance token allowing its members to participate in decision-making through voting processes and providing liquidity.
DFK has not yet been released officially. However, having access to One and Jewel tokens.
Users can benefit from many useful functionalities that the pre-build game provides. For example, by using character NFTs, gamers will be able to complete various tasks during in-game activities.
Each Hero has specific stats, profession, rarity, class, subclass, element, gender, etc. Additionally, Hero NFTs of a particular generation can be combined to create a new Hero.
CryptoPop is a play-to-earn game heavily inspired by candy crush. In this game, players can earn points “POPCOINS” as they proceed through various stages.
Like most games run on different blockchains, CryptoPop also allows players to earn tokens after completing different game modes.
For this particular game, money is only earned after the points are converted into crypto coins, which can be traded for Fiat Money. You withdraw your coins when they reach 100 points.
Players can earn POPCOIN by performing well in the activities they participate in. The coins enable players to buy in-app-purchase items or unlock levels.
Several cryptocurrencies, such as Bitcoin and Ether, are available in this game. The points earned in the game come as a result of grouping and Popping cryptocurrencies
The game is already available on specific Android and iOs applications. There are plans to include it on other platforms soon.