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The Best Metaverse Games to Play in 2022

Online gaming is taking on a new shape and form, with many metaverse games powered by blockchain technology. 

Metaverse is a noble concept of a completely virtual world where people can interact with each other, just like in the real world. In many ways, video games pioneered many of the things the metaverse sought to incorporate, such as avatars, virtual currency, and virtual item trading. 

Let's take a look at the 8 most popular & exciting metaverse games you can play this year! 

The Best Metaverse Games For 2022

1. Decentraland

Decentraland is a game for money (P2E)  built on the concept of a virtual world in the metaverse, created on the Ethereum (ETH) blockchain

In the game, you can buy many things, such as virtual plots of land, aptly called "LAND". When you purchase these spaces, you will receive LAND in the form of an ERC-721 token,  commonly known as a non-fungible token (NFT). The irreplaceable nature of LAND means that no one else can copy it, not even the creators of Decentraland, making you the sole owner. However, to buy LAND on Decentraland, you will need to use the game's official cryptocurrency, MANA. 

You can enter this game and win in many ways. For example, you can buy space and charge people to advertise there. You can also set up structures, such as stadiums, for people to host events, or you can wait for LAND to increase in value and sell it for a profit. 

At the time of writing, Decentraland's MANA has a market cap of $1.95 billion. 

2.  Sandbox

Sandbox is another famous game in the metaverse and is also built on the Ethereum blockchain. Its popularity has been sparked by celebrities like Snoop Dogg, who have successfully hosted events and owned in-game NFT collectibles.

Players can buy virtual real estate and other items and sell or rent them for a profit. In the Sandbox, you can buy space, host events, and trade many NFTs, giving you the opportunity to earn while playing. The game's native token is called SAND, which allows you to trade while in the game. 

In addition, Sandbox users can create games using  Sandbox Game Maker, which is another way to win games. 

Currently, the market capitalization of Sandbox (SAND) is 1.82 billion USD. 

3. Axie Infinity

Arguably the most popular metaverse game right now is Axie Infinity
In Axie Infinity,  built on Ethereum, players buy, raise, and battle "monsters" known as "Axies", the game's protagonists. The process also includes collecting a variety of Axes, making them fight against other Axes, and even building a kingdom in which they will stay. 
The game is based on the super-crypto SLP and AXS, which are in-game tokens and are converted into other cryptocurrencies. These tokens allow you to redeem and earn in-game currency whenever you buy new Axies, participate in battles or adventures, and more. To play the game you must have at least AXS

Axie Infinity (AXS) has a market cap of $1.54 billion.

4. Illuvium

Illuvium is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) built on the Ethereum blockchain.

Players explore a fanciful open world after crashing into the alien world of Illuvium. Here you play as an adventurer, completing quests and battling monsters and other players, as well as capturing, training, and recruiting Illuvials - the natives of Illuvium - into the army. your. 

All these aspects of the game allow you to earn ILV, the game's native token, and use the earnings in the Illuvium ecosystem. 

Currently, Illuvium (ILV) has a market capitalization of $70.3 million. 

5. LOST

LOST in the Metaverse is the first escape game in the Metaverse, created by LOST, a real escape game company based in Hong Kong. 

The game features immersive adventure challenges, which you can access both online and offline, allowing you to switch between the real and virtual worlds. It also allows you to earn limited metaverse and NFT tokens while you are at it. 

LOST is inspired by fictional events, myths, and historical events. While playing the game, you solve puzzles and riddles, unlock treasure chests, and uncover secrets and hints to solve puzzles and riddles. All this helps you move through the escape room. 

Some of the game's best features include the ability to team up and complete challenges together, and the ability for people to build their own branded escape rooms in the metaverse. Also, the game is inclusive as it has a version called LOST junior, which is designed for children aged 6 to 14. At LOST junior, children engage in experiential learning throughout the adventure.

6. Chain of Alliance

 Chain of Alliance, originally released in 2020, is another fantasy RPG involving customizable monsters with NFT value. You must enter up to eight characters in your group each turn. To increase your chances of winning, you must identify the best players and equip them with the best weapons. 

7. My Neighbour Alice

 In the multiplayer building game My Neighbor Alice, you can own and cultivate virtual farmlands or even islands managed by Alice. The game is similar to Farmville, where you can choose what crops to grow and which livestock to breed and interact with others.

You also have other livelihoods like running a bee farm or a bee farm and then selling honey. My Neighbor Alice's NFT (including plants, animals, houses, clothes, decorations, etc.) is tradable on the Alice Marketplace and other blockchains.

8. Alien Worlds

Launching in 2020, Alien Worlds requires you to mine trilium - the game's official currency - from six planets as a space explorer. Each planet has its own elected government, and your "right to vote" depends on how much TLM you bet on the planet. 

You get a shovel to start playing, but for more TLM and powerful miners it's best to buy your own land or you can pay the owner to start digging. Fighting with other adventurers and participating in mining quests can also earn you tokens.