March 1, 2022, 9:51PM EST
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Axie Infinity Part 1: A look at its P2E model and governance

Quick Take

  • Axie Infinity, a turn-based card game, has pioneered a new gaming category known as play-to-earn (P2E).
  • However, its P2E model continues to be unsustainable despite numerous economic responses. Sky Mavis, the gaming studio behind Axie Infinity, took a drastic step by removing one of its core in-game earning policies to curb the underlying issue of P2E.
  • Axie Origin, a persistent open-world game, is coming this year to open its gate to more users as they employ a free-to-play strategy. This is opposed to its current game’s premium strategy.

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