Video games are one of the biggest industries in the world. In 2018 alone, video games will generate $137 billion, a 13% increase year-over-year.
Gamers right now are paying to play video games, they’re paying to buy the games, and they’re paying for in game items like skins and dances. Gamers don’t yet realize they want to profit off these in games items, because there has yet to be a mainstream game that shows them another way.
Advantages of crypto in gaming
- okenizing in game assets allows them to be traded between games.
- Cryptocurrencies can be used in game for players to make money.
- Game assets can be sold for cryptocurrencies.
- Immutability and unhackability are important too (though the mainstream gamer won’t care about actually owning assets as long as he/she is making money and having fun).
Tron vs EOSTron detailed their intentions to launch a blockchain-based gaming fund, which is called ‘Tron Arcade’. They note this was put together in order to empower developers, by providing this with funding of $100 million over the next three years. EOS has a similar fund with much lower budget though, around $15 million. delegated proof of stake that consciously makes trade offs on expense of decentralization to the benefit of scalability. It will boil down to the brand reputation and marketing efforts and that field is where TRX has shown to be leading project. Justin Sun has a pompous and cheesy approach in hyping Tron but it clearly works and garners attention and adoption in the crypto community. This is the main reason I believe Tron will, at least in the short term, pull ahead in the race of the king of blockchain gaming. By far the most ambitious project in all of cryptocurrency and blockchain right now goes by the name of TRON. Its vision is to decentralize the whole internet as we know it, with a very strong focus on content creation and delivery. To do so, the team is forging key partnerships, making key acquisitions, and pushing hard in terms of marketing. There are also the native smart contracts to take advantage of, thanks to the recently released TRON Virtual Machine. There are still a lot of future developments to look forward to where this project is concerned.
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