PIF Picks: The Top GameFi Updates this January 30 – February 3, 2023

Are you ready for the latest GameFi scoop? At PIF Picks, we’ve been scouring the industry for all the newest and coolest news. From January 30th to February 3rd, 2023, the GameFi world has been buzzing with major advancements and breakthroughs! We’ve rounded up all the juiciest bits just for you. Check them out below:

PlayMining Takes GameFi to New Heights with Acceptance of Legal Tender and DEAPcoin ($DEP) Payments

It’s time to break out the balloons and confetti because PlayMining GameFi platform is now accepting both legal tender and DEAPcoin ($DEP) as payment for NFTs! Singapore-based global Web3 entertainment company, Digital Entertainment Asset (DEA), is making it even easier for players to get in on the NFT fun. PayPal, credit card, and debit card payments can now be used alongside DEAPcoin to make purchases on the PlayMining NFT marketplace.

PlayMining is the home to a rapidly growing collection of play-and-earn and NFT games. Players can earn $DEP through gameplay, trade it on popular crypto exchanges, or spend it on the PlayMining NFT marketplace. 

The expanded payment options come before DEAPcoin’s first anniversary since its token listing. To celebrate, DEA is hosting the DEP Anniversary Festival with a series of events, including airdrops, sales, and a new staking plan. For more information on the DEP Anniversary Festival events, check out the official PlayMining Medium blog.

Web3 Gaming to Get a Boost with ImmutableX’s Launch of All-In-One Passport System

ImmutableX, the Ethereum scaling system, is about to launch its much-awaited tool, the Immutable Passport, to onboard gamers into Web3. This all-in-one solution offers a suite of tools integrated into a non-custodial wallet, gamer profile, and authentication solution that operates without a password.

The new tool aims to provide seamless onboarding, security, compliance, and plug-and-play features of utmost importance to gaming studios looking to integrate Web3 components into their games. Immutable Passport provides players with a secure digital wallet, fraud protection, and seamless authentication across Web3 games and marketplaces.

The blockchain-based gaming industry has been making significant strides in recent months, with companies like Ubisoft and Square Enix embracing crypto and NFTs to create new revenue streams for creators.

MatchBoxDAO Takes Gaming to the Next Level with Launch of Esports Experience for Web3 Developers

Web3 developers, get ready to code and conquer! MatchBoxDAO has announced the launch of MatchBox Arena, an esports experience specifically designed for the Web3 community.

The first tournament, “0xMonaco: Battle of Titans,” which kicked off this January 29, will bring together top developers from companies such as Uniswap, Ledger, Polygon, Chainlink, and Near to see who has the best tech team. This is not just any tournament. It’s the “World Cup of the Web3 companies”.

On-chain games for developers take a unique approach, focusing on strategy games where players code their strategies using smart contracts. The tournament will require high technical skills, creativity, and quick adaptability to win. MatchBoxDAO promises to bring an enjoyable experience for developers and entertain viewers through video simulations that depict the actual code logic during the round.

Participants can enter the arena, upload their code strategy, and participate in rounds with other players. Fans and players can track their favorite team’s progress on a leaderboard and watch video replays of the matches. And the best part? The tournament will be live-streamed, with esports commentators adding to the excitement.

With the Web3 ecosystem continuing to influence and evolve the gaming landscape, this tournament is an excellent opportunity for developers to showcase their skills and have fun while doing it. 

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