Mobile games are proving to be more popular than ever right now, with people now preferring to game on the go rather than on console. Monetisation within games is now standard and this is where cryptocurrencies come into the conversation. We are all familiar with Bitcoin and wallets from trusted names like Luno, which have already become the norm when moving funds or transacting online.
However, In-app assets are now being tokenised by developers, who are keen to utilise blockchain technology. This will allow gamers to use tokens outside of the game’s economy too. Therefore, we see an increase in crypto and blockchain-based content in the mobile gaming sector, and we’ve picked out several of the best below.
CryptoPop is a game based on the standard premise of grouping falling objects together and then popping them. However, in CryptoPop, players will be grouping cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether, Monero, Neo and Ripple together, before popping them. The more coins blasted away, the bigger the points total, with achievement badges such as Pump It, Lambo and To the Moon available.
The aim for players is to have as few coins left as possible at the end of each stage, with this and their score determining how much Ether and Popcoin they earn. It’s a mutually beneficial game, with ten points worth one PopCoin token.
Storm Play is one of the most popular micro task platforms around right now, as it allows users to earn cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ether and Storm. Any app which enables cryptos to be picked up for free will always prove to be a hit, and this one is no different.
While tasks such as taking surveys and watching videos are available, users of the Storm Play platform can also download, install and play games to earn “Bolts”, and these are what’s needed to make cryptocurrency. Players can pick up 6000 bolts for free from the beginning, and once they have 200,000 in the bank, they’ll be able to withdraw their favoured coin.
Word games have been popular since they first hit the scene, so it’s no surprise to see them trend in the mobile gaming world consistently. CryptoWord, however, is a word game like no other, as it allows players to earn Bitcoin by putting their skills to the test. With a unique word search system in place, as well as an opportunity to expand one’s vocabulary, CryptoWord is fast becoming the game of choice for many.
Players will immediately receive nano Bitcoins, otherwise known as Satoshis when registering, and then the more they play, the more they’ll earn. A core of 145 points per word is enough for a player to collect 1 Satoshi, and funds are withdraw-able every three days.
The three games above are our top picks when it comes to titles which will get you, as a player, into cryptocurrencies. However, this is very much the beginning. There’s more to come from developers in this respect, with improvements happening all the time.