GameFi’s constantly evolving model could make “today’s AAA game companies look like peanuts”, said Jack O’Holleran, CEO of Skale a multichain Ethereum native network that powers Web3 games. In fact, blockchain-based games and metaverse projects are showing resilience amid a winter that has dragged down many players in the crypto industry, with $1.3 billion raised in the last quarter, as reported by DappRadar.
Finding a sustainable GameFi model, however, remains a challenge. User experience ranks amid the top struggles in the industry, mainly because of gas fees and the complexity of buying, owning and trading NFTs. “Charging users fees every time they transact or trigger a smart contract creates a disincentive to play,” noted O’Holleran, adding that “in order to appeal to the mass market, there’s a