What you should be playing, testing and spending on
Nothing is more exciting or more dynamic than the blockchain games market.
Each day throws up new projects, each with their own roadmap in terms of alpha and beta testing.
Keeping track of all that activity is hard, but that’s what we’re attempting to do in this list, which will be regularly updated, so feel free to let us know if there are games and events we should be adding.
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Mythical Games’ long-awaited funky metaverse will finally open its doors to anyone who has purchased one of its Founders Packs on 17 November via its PC-based open beta.
The price of these Packs ranges from $25 to $150. Check them out here.
NBA Top Shot
Dapper Labs’ officially-licensed collectibles dapp NBA Top Shot has entered open beta via browser but also including the release of a mobile app on Samsung’s Galaxy Store.
NBA Top Shot uses Dapper’s new Flow blockchain and will be supported in early 2021 with a dedicated mobile game that uses its collectible video moments.
Sign up at the NBA Top Shot website.
Lucid Sight’s deep space trading and combat game – formally Crypto Space Commander – has been developing steadily over the past two years, and is now available via Steam Early Access.
Check out the CSC website for more details.
It’s been in development for over two years, but thanks to new investment, including from ConsenSys, VZ Games’ PC strategy game Hash Rush is finally entering beta testing on the Ethereum blockchain.
The latest build changes the leaderboard competition mechanic with a new Galaxy Points system replacing Crystals to decide ranking, and crafting is introduced for the first time, as is the game’s RUSH cryptocurrency.
Having recently announced its private beta, Horizon Games, the development team behind PC TCG SkyWeaver, aims to provide its players with complete sovereignty over the cards they hold in their deck.
Development of PC trading card game Volition has been quietly rolling on during 2020, and now it’s time for a closed beta. Because the game runs on its own custom blockchain, the set up is more complex than many other games, but all details are provides on the blog.
Find out more about the game via the Volition website.
Axie Infinity (ETH)
The cute creature breeding and fighting game now gains a mobile client and also moves into real-time, as a card-based battler with both PVP and PVE mode. This test will last until summer 2020 and is open to everyone with 3 Axies. Sign in here.
Now available on as a pre-Alpha via Steam Early Access, Dissolution is an Unreal Engine tactical FPS from US startup Garage Studios.
Dissolution – web
Ethernal World (ETH/Matic)
Currently in closed alpha, Ethernal World is a procedurally-generated rogue-like dungeon crawler, with a distinctive pixel art style.
Forest Knight (ETH)
Forest Knight – web
Nine Chronicles (Custom)
A RPG from Korean outfit Planetarium, Nine Chronicles is in an open alpha throughout December. Sign up here.
Nine Chronicles — Discord
Project Genesis (ETH)
8 Circuit Studios’ hybrid shooter, which mixes space ship combat with first-person action is now live on Steam through Early Access, priced at $29.99.
Project Genesis — Discord
Soccer Manager Elite (XAYA)
This fully-decentralized football management game is now available in a closed beta with sign-ups through the game’s Discord channel.
This decentralized strategy game is undergoing beta testing, with a new treasure hunt mission expected to be launched in July.
Find out more via its Discord
This is a continuously growing list, so if you have any suggestions for games undergoing alpha/beta testing: drop us a message and we’ll add it – [email protected]