Everything You Need to Know About Pixels Airdrop

By  Ayush Sharma February 22, 2024

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INTRODUCTION

Pixels is a metaverse and MMORPG for the NFTs you already own. The game is inspired by some of the childhood favorites of the developers, Stardew Valley and Runescape. Pixels allows you to take your existing NFTs into a play-to-earn game, where you can farm, gather resources, and customize virtual plots. The game also features a shared economy and a vibrant community of players with over 900,000 players, making it one of the most popular blockchain games in the market.

Pixel's twitter account boasts a 230K+ follower count, increasing ever so rapidly. But their twitter followers almost seems a given considering the average of 180K daily users of the game, 80% of which are reported to be real players. It is reported that they're totalling almost 8M website visits monthly, raking in $50,000 USD daily from VIP memberships.

HISTORY

Pixels was the first mini-game launched in the OtherSpeck universe on September 6, 2023. The game was initially built on Polygon but had migrated to the Ronin blockchain in October leading to substantial increase in popularity ever since. Pixels was the first mini-game launched in the OtherSpeck universe on September 6, 2023. The game was initially built on Polygon but had migrated to the Ronin blockchain in October leading to substantial increase in popularity ever since.

They secured $7.2M in funding from venture capital institutions as well as Animoca Brands and OpenSea through two different rounds, one in 2022 and another in 2024. These strategic raises connect them to a vast network of Web3 games and investors.

With all the success, the team launched their token $PIXEL on the Binance launchpool, which was met with a huge demand. The founder of Pixels, Luke Barwikowski said that the launch of the long-awaited PIXEL token made it feel like "day one" for the team as they look to fully implement the social farming game's crypto vision.

GAMEPLAY

Pixels is an open-ended world where players engage in farming, resource gathering, and exploration, all built pixel by pixel. True ownership of their in game assets and progress offered by Pixels, greatly enhances the sense of achievement and investment felt in the game. Two types of tokens are featured in the game. $BERRY acting as the in-game utility token that is used for transactions within the game and $PIXEL as the ecosystem token that is now tradeable on Binance.

TOKENOMICS

$PIXEL has a maximum token supply of 5B PIXEL with an initial circulating supply of 771,041,667 PIXEL The largest share of the $PIXELS are separated for Ecosystem Rewards with 1.7B PIXEL (34%) of the tokens. The Binance launchpool will have a steady level of coins throughout with 350,000,000 PIXEL which is 7% of total supply.

AIRDROP

PIXEL was airdropped to users across two seasons. Season 1 involved players signing up, connecting their wallets, and completing tasks within the game. Achievements and badges earned also contributed to their points. Participants could also earn points through referrals.

Season 2 aimed to keep the community engaged with new badges and tasks. This season also emphasized earning points through referrals and increased the interaction by rewarding players based on their reputation level. The airdrops helped to boost the engagement and retention of the players, as well as attract new users to the game.