Prominent Bitcoin figures are working together to ensure the alpha release of Pixelmatics Infinite Fleet space adventure game is launched by the end of 2020.
Infinite Fleet, under the leadership of Blockstream Chief Strategy Officer and Pixelmatic Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Samson Mow, is being backed by major crypto players like Litecoin (LTC) founder Charlie Lee, WhalePanda, the father of cryptocurrency Adam Back, former Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) Phil Potter, Max Keiser, and others. Some of them will even have their likenesses used for characters in the game.
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Their plan is to bring AAA gaming and cryptocurrency together. Infinite Fleets in-game currency, INF, is on the blockchain, but wont require players to have an in-depth knowledge of crypto unless they decide to transfer assets out of the game.
Hope Fan, Pixelmatics Chief Marketing Officer (CMO), spoke to Cointelegraph saying that the company planned to make the token available for trading on crypto exchanges shortly after the game is launched. However, Fan said there will not be an initial offering like other coins:
INF can only be earned via in-game participation as a reward, which will then act as the medium of exchange for the game's player-to-player marketplace. We are not selling INF and it should discover its own market value organically, depending on players and player-created benefits. There will be a fixed total supply of INF, which will be gradually distributed over a long period of time via in-game participation.
Inspired by Second Lifes economy
Infinite Fleet will utilize blockchain as a decentralized accounting ledger for all P2P transactions of INF. According to Fan, this system was inspired by the currencies in other massive multiplayer online games (MMOs) like World of Warcrafts Gold and Second Life's Linden Dollars.
Fan said the GDP of Second Life — valued at roughly $500 million in ...