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Luno, Malaysia’s leading regulated digital asset exchange, has announced its partnership with Monstax Guild as the main sponsor of the Luno Battlexie: Winter Cup 2021, a blockchain gaming tournament featuring the popular token game. non-fungible (NFT), Axie Infinity.

Luno Battlexie: Winter Cup 2021 is part of Luno’s commitment to support the growing community of blockchain players in Malaysia. The rise of NFT games has revolutionized the gaming industry by highlighting the potential of play-to-earn (P2E) games in building a new digital economy and creating a new competitive esports ecosystem. . Most notably, Axie Infinity has brought together two million daily active players around the world where they collect, fight, and breed NFT creatures to earn Ethereum-based digital assets, which players can choose to convert into regular currency.

Aaron Tang, Country Manager of Luno Malaysia, said: “Investing and trading are no longer the only ways to profit from digital assets as consumer trends continue to evolve. In particular, NFT games have become increasingly popular among consumers interested in earning cryptocurrency through games. As such, it’s no surprise that NFT games like Axie Infinity have seen significant growth over the past year and have bridged the divide between the gaming and cryptocurrency worlds.

“Thus, we are proud to partner with Monstax Guild to support the local gaming community and help develop the blockchain gaming scene in Malaysia. Luno provides users with a secure and convenient platform to buy, store, and learn about cryptocurrencies. Through our platform, we hope that it will give curious Malaysian players the tools to begin their journey to cryptocurrency, ”added Aaron.

With the rise of blockchain games, Monstax Guild has established a fair community platform that gives players the opportunity to experience P2E games. Additionally, the platform aims to create a competitive, learning, growth-driven, equal and lucrative ecosystem for the blockchain gaming community.

Shas Fung, Co-Founder of Monstax Guild, said: “We are delighted to partner with Luno for a tournament that provides a competitive stage for a new generation of players in Malaysia. Our goal is to support P2E players by creating an environment conducive to the development of players through scholarships and training within a strong community. As the local blockchain player community grows in Malaysia, we will continue to host future tournaments and strengthen the local NFT esports scene. “

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From December 1 to 15, players can register their participation on the tournament’s Discord channel and have a chance to win a share of the prize pool worth up to RM 30,000 in Bitcoin. The preliminary rounds will start from December 18-19, where the top 8 players will be selected for the semi-finals, and the top 5 players will be shortlisted for the grand final to be held on December 26.

The Luno Battlexie: Winter Cup 2021 tournament is free and open to all verified and active Luno users in Malaysia aged 18 and over. The Grand Final will also be streamed live on the Esports Players League (ESPL) tournament platform, the tournament’s official broadcast partner.

Jeffrey Patrick, Tournament Manager at ESPL, said: “As a leading esports tournament platform that delivers immersive mobile experiences to amateur gaming communities around the world, this collaboration with Luno and Monstax Guild enables at ESPL to bring an exciting new generation of P2E games to our regional players. , starting with Malaysia. Using our ESPL.GG platform and proprietary technology, we aim to bridge the gap between the esports and cryptocurrency arenas. Working with the world’s best NFT games, this partnership marks our entry into the GameFi metaverse, alongside emerging local studios and the world’s largest game publishers. We look forward to and welcome future collaboration with brands, publishers and partners who aspire to be a part of this mega-growth. “


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