AltDex, a cryptocurrency indices provider launches a new cryptocurrency index for gaming-related tokens. Dubbed as AltDex Gaming Index, it will be a benchmark index for the blockchain gaming category, as announced by the platform in a blog post on April 4.
The AltDex Gaming Index is designed to track cryptocurrencies and tokens that are based on blockchain-based projects related to video games, esports, and other analogous decentralized applications.
As per the post, the index is applied in respect of 13 coins, including Enjin Coin (ENJ), Kin (KIN), Theta Token (THETA),Loom Network (LOOM), Decentraland (MANA), DMarket (DMT), WAX (WAX), Refereum (RFR), Unikoin Gold (UKG), GameCredits (GAME),BitGuild (PLAT), MobileGO (MGO), and Plair (PLA).
Other Blockchain gaming developments
Lucid Sight, the Blockchain games developer has minced $6 million in order to expand its digital scarcity-powered games to traditional game platforms. The firm will reportedly use this investment to launch Scarcity Engine, a software developer tool that is designed to introduce Lucid Sight’s blockchain-powered games on gaming platforms such as consoles, PCs and mobile devices.
In late March, blockchain startup Animoca Brands announced that it signed a global licensing agreement with Formula 1® to publish a blockchain game based on the racing series. Animoca asserts that the blockchain game will deepen fan engagement. Also, the Ethereum-based digital asset tokenization startup Enjin revealed in March, their plans to launch a Software Development Kit (SDK) for game development engine Unity.
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