Many players in the gaming industry have expressed their belief that NFT games and / or blockchain games are the future of gaming. The NFT games segment is still in its infancy, but the number of users is growing. many games growing rapidly, highlighting the potential of the segment. According to data presented by Safe Betting Sites, Alien Worlds had the highest number of players among NFT games in the 30 days leading up to October 21, 2021 – around 759,600 users.
Alien Worlds’ most popular NFT game
NFT games have become more popular over the past couple of years and many, like Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts, believe that the “play to win” model associated with these games is the future of gaming. to be won often require an upfront payment usually in the form of cryptocurrency to play the game in which users can collect unique in-game items. These digital items have a value that may increase over time and can be sold to other players at all times, thus providing a potential source of income for players, hence the “winning” part of the model.
One of the other common characteristics of NFT games is that players have a say in the development of the game. Since players have a monetary investment in the game which can increase over time, the value of the game increases with time. him. This makes players more direct stakeholders in the game compared to the more traditional role of simply being users.
The segment is still in its infancy and has yet to break into the mainstream with many uncertainties to resolve. Still, the segment’s potential is clear to the rest of the industry, and some of the early NFT games are already boasting impressive user numbers. As of October 21, 2021, the top 10 NFT games based on player count in the previous 30 days had over 3 million users combined with Alien Worlds from the WAX blockchain leading the way with 759,600 users.
The number of users was determined by the number of unique wallets that showed any kind of interaction with a games smart contract. The popular game Axie Infinity was often topped the list in previous periods, but settled for second place with 602,210 registered users in the same 30-day period leading up to October 21.
Binance Smart Chain Dominates NFT Gaming From The Start
Each NFT game goes through specific blockchains and currently there is no larger blockchain in the game than the blockchain known as Binance Smart Chain (BSC) BSC ranks only as the second most used blockchain. , well behind Etherum but is the most popular within the booming NFT gaming industry so far.
14 of the top 26 NFT games based on user count are on the BSC and all have user counts of at least 10,000 uses. MOBOX: NFT Farmer is the fifth most popular NFT game on the BSC with 187,940 users.
In conclusion, despite its infancy, the NFT game is already making a name for itself as the next big thing in gaming. The popular ‘play-to-earn’ model of the segment offers endless possibilities that industry insiders are excited about. future of NFT games. Whether NFT games will take over mobile games as the dominant force in the industry seems to be a question of when rather than if.
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