Polyient Games, the NFT-focused investment firm, is launching a new online tournament to introduce mainstream gamers to the crypto space.
It has been reported that Polyient Games said that it would be partnering with esports tournament platform Community Gaming for a $100,000 series featuring games using NFTs.
However, the esports games will reportedly “function as a method of introducing mainstream gamers to the world of cryptocurrency and blockchain assets” by allowing players to acquire digital collectibles and use NFTs as in-game items.
Craig Russo, the co-founder of Polyient Games, said:
“The marriage between decentralized technology and gaming will be one of the most significant themes of the coming decade. Our work with Community Gaming on this brand new decentralized tournament series serves as a major step towards bringing mainstream adoption to this new industry.”
The report said that in addition to esports games, the tournament will feature blockchain games including trading and battling game Axie Infinity and Ethereum-based digital trading card game SkyWeaver.
The first event of the $100K tournament will begin on March 29, with prizes paid out in US dollars and PGU https://t.co/6ryJy632QD — Cointelegraph (@Cointelegraph) March 8, 2021
All games will utilize Polyient Games’ decentralized exchange for in-game currencies.
Thus, the first event of the $100,000 tournament will begin on March 29, with prizes paid out in US dollars and Polyient Games’ native token, PGU.