Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch In-Game Bitcoin Rewards System This Summer

Japanese internet services giant GMO Internet Inc. announced it would debut its Bitcoin-based application for in-game rewards in August, Cointelegraph Japan reports May 31.

The application, called CryptoChips, acts as a method of rewarding players for achieving certain goals, and will initially launch solely with Bitcoin support.

CryptoChips will reportedly first be implemented in GMO-developed real-time battle game Whimsical War.

“GMO Internet […] has developed ‘CryptoChips by GMO’ that enables distribution of cryptocurrency as remuneration within the game application, and will offer it through a group company starting in August 2018,” an accompanying press release in English and Japanese confirms, adding: […]

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