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Disaster Sale for The Sandbox & Binance Keeps Flirting with Axie — Play to Earn #46

This week’s headlines include: The Sandbox, Axie Infinity, Splinterlands and Enjin!

Today marks the end of the very first Play to Earn Game Festival. With almost 7 thousand visitors, high engagement and retention and a clearly growing community, we can speak of an amazing success. Be assured, Play to Earn is working on more virtual events in the metaverse. All over the world people are building the metaverse. This week that happend with big success stories like Somnium Space and Axie Infinity, but sometimes we also need to fall and then straighten our back, like The Sandbox.

This month Async Art is the sponsor of the Play to Earn Newsletter. Async Art is all about creating, collecting, and trading programmable art. These digital paintings can evolve over time, react to its owners, or change according to the weather. There are amazing creations on Async Art, so be sure to check them out!

😭 — The Sandbox Land Sale Ends in Disappointment

The Sandbox launched it’s 4.3 land pre-sale this Thursday, but it turned out to be a black page in the history of the virtual world. Hardly anybody could reach the sales platform, and those who did bought over 80% of the supply. Now the community is fractured and displeased. The Sandbox put a hold on sales, but damage was already done. ▶▶▶ Read it all

Other news this week involving The Sandbox

💞 — Binance Listing Small Love Potions

As if Axie Infinity hasn’t been stealing the spotlight often enough, Binance announced that now list Small Love Potions on their exchange. The SLP token can now be traded against ETH in the Innovation Zone, a trading area for risky crypto assets. After the recently released AXS governance token, SLP is the second token from the Axie Infinity ecosystem to be listed on Binance. ▶▶▶ Learn more

Other news involving Axie Infinity

🌌 — The Galaxy of Lemuria Brings JRPG Flavor to Enjin

The Galaxy of Lemuria is an upcoming action role playing game that has players going through the universe to defeat evil, planet by planet. This cute looking game looks really good, and it’s one of the new games joining the Enjin ecosystem. ▶▶▶ Read more

Other news involving Enjin

☘ — Splinterlands Lottery System for All Land Sales

As if Splinterlands expected the drama from The Sandbox, they announced that their own sales will embrace a lottery system. Users will need to sign up, and only through a winning lottery ticket they will get land. During their first sale they had a lottery system on the sale of their Regions, but they are now applying this to all their land sales. ▶▶▶ Read more

More news involving Splinterlands

⚽ — Bayern Munich Joins Fantasy Football Sorare

The biggest football club from Germany has joined the fantasy football game Sorare. Players cards can now be bought on the platform. Play to win more cards, and join to get ten common cards for free. ▶▶▶ Join now

👓 — Somnium Space Puts Avatars on Blockchain

Decentraland and Cryptovoxels sell digital clothes, The Sandbox is selling digital characters, and now Somnium Space will also join the party. Every content creator is able to create an avatar and sell this avatar to other users using blockchain technology. Digital self-representation is getting more original. ▶▶▶ Learn more

💱 — COIN Blockchain Game in Development

Marguerite deCourcelle is not sitting still and keeps innovating her COIN ecosystem. While gamers are still waiting to get their hands on Neon District, the COIN ecosystem has been introducing all kinds of decentralized finance systems, like for example NFT mining and liquidity mining. The serial entrepreneur is now looking at interactive non-fungible tokens and a blockchain game based on her COIN ecosystem. ▶▶▶ Read more

🥇 — Zonked Claims Gold in Blockstack Race

During the second event of the Metalympics, Zonked has claimed the golden medal. He was the fastest in the Blockstack Race walking competition. The Metalympics is a weekly esports event that takes place every Thursday somewhere in the metaverse. ▶▶▶ Read the interview


I just want to give you guys a small update on the things that are happening behind the scenes. A select number of people is now reading the whitepaper for $PLAY, our social community token. So far I’ve been distributing the token left and right, but following the whitepaper things will become a lot more systematic. The main distribution will be through rewarding those who contribute to the Play to Earn and play-to-earn ecosystem. In addition there will be ways to use your $PLAY holdings for your own benefit, while obviously creating opportunities to spend your token.

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Play to Earn is all about blockchain games. We write about technical developments, changes in game design, and how blockchain games change social and economic aspects within the games industry.

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