Metaverse is the new subject of virtual reality, games and social life, offering an unparalleled digital experience. There are many things to do in the Metaverse with your avatar online, including playing games. We’ve put together a list of some of the most popular Metaverse games, which you can read below.
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Axie Infinity is a monster collecting game that uses NFTs. Players can collect and strike their axolotl-inspired creatures called Axies and then engage in Pokemon-like battles. Axies can be bred to create unique creatures and can also aid you in your treasure hunt. Axie Infinity uses a digital marketplace where players breed, buy, sell and fight their Axies against other players. If you’ve been looking for a new experience that feels like Pokémon lets you play to win, then look no further than Axie Infinity.
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Decantraland is a popular Metaverse game that is best described as a life simulator. Players can create a virtual world, buy, sell and rent real estate in the digital world using NFT. You are free to explore the world and interact with other Decantraland users. Whether visiting their properties or socializing through exhibitions, parties, etc., it’s up to you. There is always something to do in Decantraland, making it the perfect metaverse for newcomers to visit.
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Horizon Worlds is Meta’s own VR and Metaverse title. It offers an almost limitless experience when it comes to gaming and socializing. Horizon Worlds players can interact with each other through different games with different styles, themes, gameplay and more. You can also create your own worlds and invite friends and strangers to explore them. Horizon Worlds does not use NFT, which makes it free.
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Rec Room shares many similarities with Horizon Worlds, which offers a virtual world for you to enjoy. You create your avatar and then you can join many digital rooms in this VR world. Rec Room has a lot of variety, so there is something for every gamer. One of the best things about Rec Room is its cross-platform functionality, which means you can play with your friends on different platforms. It is also a free to play title that does not use NFTs or digital currencies.
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Sandbox is another creative NFT-based Metaverse title in which players can explore a virtual voxel world. Here they can buy land and build there. They can then sell that land to other players or show it to other Sandbox players. In addition, there is an in-game marketplace where players can buy and sell in-game items. All of this is done through a digital avatar that players can create and customize as they see fit.
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VRChat is one of the most famous and popular VR rooms and Metaverse titles. Here you can experience almost unlimited virtual worlds with your digital avatar, which can be your own custom creation or a favorite character from another series. In VRChat you can interact with other players, hang out, play games and more. VRChat is also completely free, with no NFTs or in-game purchases. The only limitation in VRChat is your imagination.
The Metaverse is thriving with many great titles to discover now and many more games to come. If you want to get your feet wet in the Metaverse, we recommend checking out these titles to experience it for yourself.
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