Bitcoin rewards company, Fold and augmented reality (AR) mobile games developer Niantic have partnered to create a game that allows players to earn Bitcoin in the metaverse.
Fold announced that it has started rolling out a limited beta version of the game to some users to test it on the Fold App. But the complete experience will be available on an unspecified date next year.
“The complete experience will drop next year and will enable individuals to find, trade, and hide bitcoin and other rewards throughout the world IRL, and will also give merchants the ability to engage the community with incentives and offers,” the statement read.
In the last 24 hours, bitcoin has been up by 0.80%, with a current price of $56,636.19 as of the time of writing this. Within 24 hours, bitcoin dropped to $56,129.97 low and $57,864.66 high. The trading volume of bitcoin in the last 24 hours is $1.32B. The current market capitalization of bitcoin is $1.07T. Currently, $18.88M bitcoins are in circulation.
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Fold and Niantic aim to promote human freedom and happiness through bitcoin and fun. Players are eligible to win the smallest unit of bitcoin, also known as satoshis.
Niantic is the developer of the infamous AR mobile games Ingress and Pokémon Go, which have earned millions and billions of downloads, respectively. Pokémon Go alone has raked in $6 billion in revenue.
Fold offers other ways for people to earn Bitcoin: through the Fold Visa debit card and purchasing gift cards from the Fold Store.