NFT play-to-earn games will double the number of users in Spain by 2023

The popularity of NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and play-to-earn games is such that the number of users in Spain is expected to double by 2023. their adoption in Spain should eventually surpass that of the United States and Canada.† They currently represent a growth niche for individual tokens, where developers, investors, gamers and the general public meet and demonstrate real-world applications for the crypto ecosystem. Experts predict tremendous growth for this sector, with major video game companies overcoming their reluctance and embarking on this new model.

These are essentially video games in which the players can receive rewards with real value.† These rewards take various forms, the most common being NFTs and game-specific cryptocurrencies. They can then be sold for a profit to other players, on exchanges or marketplaces.

As the “Trading Guide” explains, “play to earn” type games were born by… by connecting the various digital assets of a game to the blockchain.† Any in-game asset, such as a weapon or skin, can be minted as a non-replaceable token (NFT) that can be stored and transferred between humans, creating in-game economies.

A study by Crypto Head estimates that the the total capitalization of this market at $15 billion.while interest in gaming-related NFTs rose 717,000% in the year to May. The most popular have a market value of $1.25 billion, according to the study, and include Axie Infinity, Cross Link, Decentraland, DeFi Kingdoms and MOBOX.

The key to this decentralized model is that “the the player owns his characters and items and can speculate with them or sell them“explains Daniel Contreras, head of games at Belobaba CryptoFund. On the other hand, in traditional video games, the studios in traditional video games have the power and ownership of the game. Therefore, the expert believes that they are very attractive, as the gaming community is already used to it to manage the economies of traditional games, where games usually contain coins.With NFTs and game tokens, each game has its own tokenomics that transcend the screen and reach the real world as they can be exchanged for fiat currencies.

Game developers Increasingly, using NFTs and cryptocurrencies to create more attractive monetary incentives. “NFT games have their own digital asset-based economy,” he explains. “Potentially, players can earn two types of cryptocurrencies: native cryptocurrencies in the form of tokens or existing cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin or ethereum.“, he explains.

These games have already taken off in countries like India and the Philippines where people would be quit their jobs to make money on play-to-earn platforms.

According to Finder.com’s NFT Gaming Adoption Report, adoption in Spain will more than double by 2022.

Finder.com surveyed 43,312 people in 26 countries to reveal that 8% of Spanish internet users have already used a “play-to-earn” game.which places the country last in terms of NFT game adoption. In fact, it is only ahead of Sweden (4%), the UK (8%), Germany (7%) and France (6%) and is well below the global average of 14%.

However, a 9% more Spaniards say they will try a platform this year.meaning adoption could reach 17% soon. With more Hispanic adults planning to take up gaming this year, “Spain will overtake countries like the United States and Canada and reach 18th place in adoption,” the report said.

“Adoption is likely to grow in Spain as more developers integrate cryptocurrencies into their ecosystems,” the report authors say.

Adoption of NFT games by country

India – 33.79%.

Hong Kong – 28.75%[19659014[19659014[19659014[19659014

United Arab Emirates – 27.27%[19659015[19659015[19659015[19659015

Philippines – 25.01%[1959016[1959016[1959016[1959016

Vietnam – 22.96%[1959017[1959017[1959017[1959017

Singapore – 22.68%[19659018[19659018[19659018[19659018

Malaysia – 19.43%[19659019[19659019[19659019[19659019

Brazil – 17.55%[19659020[19659020[19659020[19659020

Nigeria – 16.05%[19659021[19659021[19659021[19659021

Venezuela- 14.11%[19659022[19659022[19659022[19659022

Peru – 13.15%[19659023[19659023[19659023[19659023

Colombia – 12.68%[19659024[19659024[19659024[19659024

Argentina – 12.06%[19659025[19659025[19659025[19659025

Chile – 11.36%[19659026[19659026[19659026[19659026

Ireland – 11.31%[19659027[19659027[19659027[19659027

Mexico – 11.11%[19659028[19659028[19659028[19659028

South Africa – 10.20%[19659029[19659029[19659029[19659029

United States – 9.37%[19659030[19659030[19659030[19659030

Canada – 8.38%.

Switzerland – 8.37%.

New Zealand – 8.19%[19659033[19659033[19659033[19659033

Spain – 8.05%[19659034[19659034[19659034[19659034

United Kingdom – 7.55%[19659035[19659035[19659035[19659035

Germany – 7.40%[19659036[19659036[19659036[19659036

France – 5.75%[19659037[19659037[19659037[19659037

Sweden – 4.33%[19659038[19659038[19659038[19659038

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