A Blockchain Game is a video game that has some type of blockchain technology integrated into its game. This can be a cryptocurrency or non fungible tokens (NFTs).
Play To Earn is a new concept for video games in which players can earn cryptocurrencies and/or NFTs through their in-game successes.
A gaming cryptocurrency is used in video games to reward players for certain achievements and/or to acquire certain things in the game. Most gaming cryptocurrencies are made for a specific game or pool of games by the same development team/studio.
A Non Fungible Token can be used to represent ownership of unique digital items. Each token has individual attributes. This makes it possible to tokenize game items and enable real world value economies. Game items can be freely bought, sold and traded on NFT marketplaces outside of the game or peer-to-peer in exchange for cryptocurrencies.
A Metaverse (also called Virtual World) is a Blockchain Game that opens up a world that can be wholly owned by its players. In these Virtual Worlds, players can own land in the form of NFTs and build any kind of buildings on it. Land in Virtual Worlds comes with a limited supply, which makes it very rare. Players who do not own land can still visit other people's land and interact with them and their buildings.
Crypto Game is a video game that uses cryptocurrency.
NFT Game is a video game that uses NFTs.
Blockchain Game is a superordinate term that describes a video game that uses at least one of the two.
P2E Points are a way of rewarding active users of our website and community. P2E points can be redeemed for NFTs and other prizes on the P2E Points page.
For detailed information on this topic, see the Social Score section of the methodology.
We update our information whenever possible as scheduled below, subject to rate-limits imposed by data providers.
i) Social Score (custom script) - updated every 24 hours at 12pm-1am EST
ii) On-Chain data (ethereum full-node custom script) - updated every 5 minutes
iii) Fiat-Currency data (coingecko api) - updated every 1 minute
iv) Cryptocurrency data (coingecko api) - updated every 5 minutes
v) NFT data (opensea api) - updated every 10 minutes
vi) Newsletter - sent every sunday
No. We may add an API in the future.
For detailed information on this topic, see the Listing Criteria section of the methodology.
For detailed information on this topic, see the Updating a Listing section of the methodology.
We are always actively adding more Blockchain Games to PlayToEarn. Listing Blockchain Games is largely a manual process that takes time and resources to ensure the accuracy of our data. If a game is not on our site, it is either already on our backlog to be added, or a request for it has not been submitted yet.
Many Blockchain Games have been called a scam at some point in their lifetime. We provide the best tools for you to make your own conclusions. As long as the game meets the listing criteria, it's eligible to be on our site. If there is clear evidence of fraud,and we will consider removing the game from our website!