Gaming Week with Call of Duty, Doctor Who, The Smurfs and Atari — Play to Earn #50
Beeple drop tonight, The Sandbox sale today, and a lot more interesting news!
Wow! Fifty newsletters, and almost a year has passed by. During this year the NFT industry has grown a lot. There has been tremendous growth in the crypto art space, game assets selling for record amounts of money, and every month more mainstream brands and creatives dips their toes into these non-fungible waters. This week we’ve got news about Topps, Call of Duty, Doctor Who, The Smurfs, and Atari. Have fun reading! — Robert Hoogendoorn
This month F1 Delta Time by Animoca Brands is sponsoring the Play to Earn Newsletter! Thanks to them we can keep doing what we’re doing with even more dedication. F1 Delta Time is an officially licensed Formula 1 game on the Ethereum blockchain. Players have true ownership over digital cars, drivers, car parts and even track segments. The play-to-earn model of this racing game consists of two main components; 1. Collecting scarce digital items to fill your garage 2. Using these items to compete in races. Visit their website to learn more or to participate in various events running throughout December!
Have you ever played that fact-paced top down football game Kick Off? I sure did when I was a kid. Couple of years ago Kick Off Revival was released on Playstation 4, but it sucked. Now Atari, Enjin and new game studio are adding player ownership over digital assets to the game thanks to blockchain integration. Maybe this is the true revival? ▶▶▶ Read more
Esports is big and winners earn millions. If you’re not good enough to be an pro-gamer, you can still make some money. There are several projects out there that allow similar ways of earning crypto. A relative new platform is Chain Games. They integrated their system into Call of Duty Warzone, tapping into the most popular game on the planet. ▶▶▶ Read more
This week Doctor Who: Worlds Apart opened its card sale to the public. Everybody can now buy card packs for this upcoming trading card game based on the 57 years old television series. But what will happen in the future? Play to Earn talked to studio boss Morten Rongaard about the way they want to keep old cards relevant. ▶▶▶ Read more
After being missing in action during the last land sale for The Sandbox, The Smurfs are now finally showing up. Today at 1PM UTC there will be another land sale for The Sandbox, and during this land sale 2800 Smurfs will go on sale alongside premium land. The Sandbox will also giveaway a Smurf to everybody. ▶▶▶ Read more
Topps makes a small percentage over every sale on the secondary market. Their revenue will increase when sales of higher value occur. So why not launch an initiative that will create more scarcity? Those Topps guys are smart and make you burn your cards. ▶▶▶ Read more
Updates from the Crypto Art world
- Beeple combines digital art with physical collectibles — Looks awesome! 😍
- Digitalax Auctioned $18.750 Worth of Digital Fashion — Bonkers! 🤯
- Two José Delbo Collabs Coming to Makersplace — Delbo on a roll 😮
- Two Analytics Websites Launched for Crypto Art — Great minds think alike 🤓
- REMINDER — Calling All Crypto Artists for Gaming Artworks 🎨
More NFT headlines
- Gas crisis ended for citizens MegaCryptoPolis — We are saved! 🙏
- Neon District To Release Early Version Next Week — Limited access 🤖
- Fenerbahce First Turkish Club to Join Sorare — Masallah! 🟡🔵
- Battle Racers Restarts Trading at Metalympics — Thank you Matic 🏎
- Age of Rust Preparing for Season 1 Beta — Leaves me puzzling 🧩
- Digital Cat as Collateral for $25.000 Loan on NFTft — My cat only eats & poos 🐈
- Alien Worlds Land Sale Sold Out — There’s life out there 👽
After a rather interesting series of tweets by Andrew Steinwold, I wrote an recommendation for ten necessary ingredients for a successful virtual world. Blockchain is not always needed, but it actually is the best technology to ensure elements like ownership. The result is a ten features every virtual world should embrace. ▶▶▶ Read more
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