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Popular NFT Games Out There and How People Like Them

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Nothing like a barrage of blockchain news to make you wonder, “Umm…. what is an NFT”. Non Fungible tokens or better known as NFT, have taken the world by storm. An NFT is a single unit of data that is stored on a digital ledger, known as a blockchain, which ensures that a digital asset is one-of-a-kind and thus not interchangeable. It can be any digital data, whether they are photos, videos, audio, or other types of digital files. 

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NFT video games are immensely popular these days. In July, NFT sales topped $1.2 billion in sales, which can mostly be credited to NFT video games. Most of these games rely on play-to-earn gameplay or use in-game characters that can be traded or sold as crypto-collectibles. 

Let’s talk about some of the most popular NFT games out there right now so you could try your luck and earn some money!

Here are the best NFT games 2021:

Axie Infinity

If you know anything about NFT games, then surely you have heard of “Axie Infinity.” It is by far one of the biggest NFT games created on the Ethereum blockchain. It is a Pokemon-styled strategy game where the players get to breed, trade, and collect fantasy creatures known as Axies. 

The game focuses on managing Axies and getting them ready for fights against other creatures known as Chimera. Every Axies is an NFTs, and each has four defining traits: health, morale, speed, and skill. These define their function in battles. You can also use Small Love Potions that can increase your NFT base by breeding your Axies. 

The Ethereum-based game has an addition of 5,000 new players each week, with weekly volumes approaching $1.8 million. Similar to other NFT games, Axis can be easily sold in the in-app NFT market or on other online marketplaces such as OpenSea. 

Sorare

Sorare is the most popular NFT game about football, the most-watched sport in the world. The game is aimed at football aficionados who want to experience the managerial side of football while collecting tokenized football cards. It allows you to play fantasy football through digital football cards and get rewarded based on the footballers’ real-life performances in matches. 

The cards are categorized into two classifications that can be used to compete in two different leagues. There are common cards and Tokenized cards. Common cards are free cards that are handed to the player at the start of the game to help them build a squad. The tokenized cards are arranged by Rare, Super Rare, and Unique. They have a closed supply of 100, 10., and 1 unit for each player, respectively.

The Tokenized cards can be easily traded on markets that are compatible with Ethereum, or players can use them to compete against other players in superior leagues. To give you an idea of how popular some of these tokenized cards are, a Unique Cristiano Ronaldo card was sold for $100,000 a while back. 

CryptoKitties

CryptoKitties has a relatively simpler plot compared to the rest of these games. Players have to collect and breed digital cats. Yes, it is as simple as that, and on your journey, you also have to solve complex puzzles and create a collection of in-game rewards. 

There are over 50,000 generations of CryptoKitties, each possessing a distinctive attribute aptly called “cattributes” based on their coding sequences. The prices vary according to their generation. Generation 0 is the earliest and most expensive breed on the platform. There is also an in-game marketplace where users can purchase, sell or breed these digital kitties. 

CryptoKitties was launched back in 2017 and was one of the earliest NFT games. It still has 800 new weekly users and $30,000 worth of transactions daily.

F1 Delta Time

F1 Delta TIme is a game catered towards fans of Formula One. Players have the ability to participate in racing tournaments using blockchain games collectibles. The collectibles include cars, race tracks, tires, drivers, and other trinkets. They are available in a variety of racing qualities and are only produced in small amounts. The collectibles are classified into rarity tiers. There are four tiers, Common, Epic, Legendary, and Apex. All of these can be bought using the in-game utility token called REVV. These tokens can either be used in tournaments or can be sold on various NFT online marketplaces for Etheruem. 

The game has been very successful in gathering Formula One fan towards the NFT hype. They average more than $1M in trading volumes each week and up to 1000 weekly new users. 

Evolution Land 

We have a lot of virtual games predicated upon business, but Evolution Land is one of a kind! You can bargain land and construct buildings, not to mention control your own territory as well. Customers can buy land in one of the 26 continents and invest in the plot as per their wishes. They can also get a third party involved to get the work done. In other words, they can use their discretion.

Snapchat users or video game users must already be familiar with the concept of “avatars.” In evolution land, players communicate and connect using avatars, but they are called Apostles instead of avatars. Apostles, however, are not free. But they are hard to get either. A player can purchase it using the native tokens of the game called RING and further breed to find the rare apostles.

Each apostle has a distinguished personality and different abilities. For example, some are mining experts; others are good at healing, researching, and fighting. Furthermore, the apostles can be rented out or sold to other players as well.

Conclusion

NFT games are a way of making a profit while you enjoy the thrill. Playing these games mentioned above will help you earn money in the form of cryptocurrency. However, in order to earn through these, you need to learn how to receive monetary awards. And, of course, an Ethereum Wallet is required as well.

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Crypto Journalist and Editor of guest articles in CoinPedia. Also, Outreach & Partnerships Manager. Contact me: [email protected]

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