Non-fungible tokens or NFT have taken the internet by storm. What this means for users, especially gamers is that they can introduce and use thrilling games and features. This is a big boost for the gaming industry which can now harness the power of blockchain and offer hyper-realistic games.
That said, here is a look at NFTs and some top trends in the gaming arena being propelled by NFT use.
What is an NFT?
An NFT is a token which uses blockchain technology and represents assets like music, art and materials used for gaming. This is a unique crypto asset and can be transferred, sold or swapped with other NFT owners for specific assets. Anyone can buy NFTs online.
Once it is bought, the buyer gets the asset with proof that he/she is the owner. Owners can buy items, sell the NFT or swap for something else. NFT ownership is transparent and transaction history is easy to track online in a public ledger. Every transaction is verified to ensure that the involved parties are the rightful owners, and the transaction is legitimate.
Defining NFT Games
Games which use NFT use many classic elements to create unique mechanics so that players can control different elements. These elements cover participating characters, weapons, skins, territory and much more. By using blockchain technology to launch games, gaming companies offer players the chance to customize their playing experience.
NFTs being tamper-proof, they can be used to create new characters, get access to needed features and purchase items from any vendor. Once purchased, the buyer has ownership.
Top NFT Trending Games
Axie was the game to start the NFT gaming trend. It is very popular with gamers because it is stable. There are many similar alternatives to choose from and these offer the same opportunity to generate money. The playing style is similar to Pokѐmon where different characters do battle. Players must complete set daily tasks to earn Potions which can be sold for profit. Axie is a must invest opportunity for gamers.
Thanks to the introduction of Metaverse and its growing popularity, players began to look for new projects to set up and grow. Thanks to advertising on Metaverse, Decentraland’s popularity has skyrocketed.
In the Decentraland space, players can create their own avatar, play the game they want while exploring, creating and building. Players can also join any world they want and explore it. To play this free game, all that is required is a good browser and digital wallet.
This role play game is one where you can buy, trade or even skins with other players. You earn the skins before you sell and earn money. It is a free game to play and the amount of time you spend determines what you can earn.
The Sandbox Game
This game became very popular in November 2021, though it has been around for close to a decade. Again, like Embersword, Sandbox reached wider audiences with Metaverse advertisements. Even though it is in a testing phase (alpha), it is very popular in the NFT marketplace. Players can buy and sell NFTs related to this game to gain some parts of EARTH. It is a great long-term investment.
This fun game for multiple players has awesome graphics which makes it interesting for any player. Unity Engine 5 provides the graphics and special effects, and it is a big hit many NFT owners. Players have the chance to build cities, create micro-economics and create governments to manage their region.
This game features a lot of stunning visuals, making it by far the most sought after since its introduction in 2021. The graphics in this game can be compared to Black Desert and it offers a lot of customization possibilities. MIR4 developers are working hard to make this game even better with interesting graphics and improved gameplay.
These are just some of the top trending games in the NFT world. There are many more which are gaining popularity. Watch this space for further updates.