Axie Infinity creator calls GameFi key to cryptocurrency adoption

October 6, 2021

Axie Infinity creator calls GameFi key to cryptocurrency adoption

Cryptocurrencies are still not widespread, but the GameFi (Game Finance) segment could be its catalyst. Jeff Zirlin, co-founder of Sky Mavis, developer of the popular blockchain game Axie Infinity, said this at the Mainnet conference.

As part of the talk, the top executive revealed his vision for the future development of the project, which has a daily audience of over 1 million users and $2.1 billion in sales.

"In the next six months we are upgrading the combat system. We are preparing DEX. After that, we aim to move Axie to a managed and community owned game status," Zirlin shared.

Through the DAO, he said, players will be able to identify developers and features to be implemented. The project roadmap involves delegating authority to AXS control token holders.

The Sky Mavis co-founder also announced Axieland, similar to the popular strategy game Clash of Clans for mobile devices. It will also involve gathering resources, building cities and fighting over territories.

Zirlin expects increased competition in the space with the arrival of new games from indie developer studios. They will have an advantage in speed of implementation, he said.

Recall that in September, the investment arm of Huobi Group announced the launch of a new $10m fund to invest in promising projects, Game Finance.

According to DappRadar, DeFi's share of tracked dapps traffic fell from 45% to 18% from May to August, behind projects in the GameFi and NFT segments (45% and 41% respectively).

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