Top 5 Play-to-Earn Games on BNB Smart Chain

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Play-to-earn (P2E) games are gaining popularity as they enable gamers across the globe to earn crypto for playing games online.

Read on to discover the most popular play-to-earn games on BNB Smart Chain.

What is the BNB Smart Chain?

BNB Smart Chain, formerly known as Binance Smart Chain (BSC), is an Ethereum Virtual Machine (EVM)-compatible blockchain network created by major crypto exchange Binance to run smart contract-powered applications.

The network has a larger capacity, lower latency, and faster speeds, compared to Ethereum, on which most decentralized apps (dapps) were initially built.

Currently, there are more than 4,000 dapps running on Smart Chain, of which over 500 are blockchain games.

Popular P2E games on BNB Smart Chain

Let’s take a look at the top P2E games on BNB Smart Chain, ranked by the number of players in the last 30 days.

MOBOX

According to DappRadarMOBOX had a total of 217,520 users between March and April 2022, making it the most used gaming dapp on BNB Chain.

MOBOX has elements of decentralized finance (DeFi) yield farming and gaming non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a combination that is increasingly known as GameFi. The game boasts a play-to-earn, free-to-play GameFi metaverse known as the MOMOverse.

In the MOMOverse, players can create content, mine NFTs or enjoy other players’ creations, and earn from them. Furthermore, as a player, you can use your NFTs across games created in the MOMOverse as one of the game’s key features is interoperability, or the ability to use the same NFTs and other cryptoassets on different platforms. 

As a community-driven game, MOBOX rewards users through innovative tokenomics known as MBOX allocation, MBOX being the game’s native token.

BOMB Crypto

BOMB Crypto is a play-to-earn game where players own a group of BOMB heroes represented as NFTs. These heroes are programmed to search for BCOIN, the game’s native token. During this search, heroes undergo different challenges like going on missions and fighting monsters.  

The game has an economic system that allows the players to trade and auction their heroes in a marketplace using BCOIN. This token is used to play, exchange, and trade in the ecosystem, allowing players to be part of the game’s development and governance. It also lets players access special passes to in-game events.

Another unique feature of the game is its simulation calculator which players can use to approximate their daily earnings. These features have made BOMB Crypto gain fast traction, reporting a total of 180,770 users from March to April of 2022 according to DappRadar.