Axie Infinity vs. Cryptokitties: The Differences between Games with Attractive NFTs
The current flux of popular blockchain games with unique characters, where these characters are represented by Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs), allows players to trade characters freely through the blockchain network. However, what are the differences between well-known platforms like Axie Infinity and CryptoKitties?
Today Bitkub Academy will tell you about a game on the blockchain that is considered another step in the gaming industry called Play to Earn and why it is interesting.
What is Axie Infinity?
Axie Infinity is a smart contract-based blockchain game developed by Trung Nguyen and team. Its Axie Infinity Shard token (AXS) is an ERC-20 standard token and Governance Token built on the Ethereum network, and items like the Smooth Love Potion (SLP), are one of the main currencies within its platform. There are also areas within the game (Land) and Axie characters that are represented as ERC-721 standard NFTs.
The game is inspired by the legendary game Pokémon and one of its partners is the gaming giant Ubisoft. Players can collect and control Axie characters as they progress through Adventure Mode (PVE) or battle against other players in Arena Mode (PVP).
Axie Infinity features in-game characters called Axies and game areas (Land) areNFT-type assets that players can own, collect, and trade with other players freely.
What is Cryptokitties?
Cryptokitties is an NFT cat card collecting game developed by AxiomZen. Players can breed cats to produce new cat cards, wherein each cat has 4 billion different traits, and can also be traded with Ethereum (ETH).
Cryptokitties runs on the Ethereum blockchain network, allowing the cat cards you own to be stored securely on the blockchain system and ensures that your data is absolutely safe and without any fraud risks.
There are four types of cat cards in the game; Normal, Fancy, Special Edition, and Exclusive. Each with their normal appearances ranging from special to rare. In addition, genes are involved in mating, where you can choose to breed cats based on your favorite dominant genes, whether it's the pattern on the body, the eyes, the paws, or even the mustache, to create a new cat with your desired traits.
How are Axie Infinity and Cryptokitties different?
Axie Infinity is a blockchain game with turn-based gameplay and strategy where players form their own teams with three Axies to battle in Adventure Mode to collect SLP or battle in PVP to collect SLP and AXS. The higher the player's rankings, the greater the reward. Players can sell their SLP and AXS or use them to breed new Axies to sell to other players.
Axie Infinity and Cryptokitties are games that are built on the Ethereum network. Both are games that use blockchain technology to ensure the safety and transparency of the network’s data. This can be considered as a next-step development in the use of blockchain technology.
Apart from that, players can also earn rewards or income from playing games. It can be said that this is a huge development in the world of finance and investment that adopts new technologies, making games another means of making blockchain technology easier and more accessible to users.
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