Come and Play: CARV's Anniversary Extravaganza is Here!
This is the 15th volume of the CARV Bi-weekly newsletter, covering the updates from May 1st to May 14th, 2023.
TL; DR version
CARV recently celebrated our anniversary with a grand party. Participate Now! 👈 The live-streaming event on May 11th saw enthusiastic participation from community members and gamers. Stay tuned for the upcoming events that will help you win the raffle!🎁
As the official sponsor of the BNB Chain Zero2Hero Hackathon💡, CARV actively fosters relationships with developers looking for gaming opportunities.
Exciting news! 🔥CARV has welcomed new games into our family, including Nunu Spirits, Kingdom Story: Heroes War, Dark Throne powered by Epic League, and Xterio Games, to name a few. Additionally, our community has been thrilled with a multitude of game-initiated events.
We're thrilled to announce that the CARV team is expanding! We're bringing together a talented group of engineers and non-tech professionals to create a more inclusive environment. Our team is excited to unveil the outcome of our product revamp, so stay tuned for upcoming announcements!
This newsletter also features the latest news and insights from the gaming industry🌍, including new updates from our game partners like Champions Ascensions, AIGC research by CARV, and other top-notch content.
Exciting Updates You Won't Want to Miss!💡
CARV's 1st Anniversary Celebration
The celebration event is ongoing. The rules are simple: claim 10 badges to enter the final raffle. 2,000,000 GEM for prizes in total. We have two types of badges for you to collect.
Special Appreciation Badges
Dragon Treasure Holder. Only community members who own at least 1 Dragon Treasure NFT are eligible for minting this badge. Snapshot on May 12th, 12 p.m., noon UTC. [Claim]
Pass Master. This badge is only for community members who have over 30 exp from the CARV Pass events. [Claim]
Happy Party-goer. If you have collected over 30 event badges, you are eligible to receive a special badge minted just for you. We are thrilled to recognize our most active and joyful crowd! [Claim]
Ready Gamer. To earn the exclusive “Ready Gamer” badge, you must have made on-chain interactions with at least three games, which must include both NFTs and FTs. [Claim]
Community Contributor. This badge is exclusively reserved for community members who have served as guardians and made a significant contribution, with a minimum experience level of 1. [Claim]
The first event just ended, and several more are ongoing! Head to the mega campaign page and do a sprint!
BNB Chain Zero2hero Hackathon📺
With an overwhelming response from over one thousand hackers expressing their interest in the Gamify track, CARV is dedicated to supporting potential developers. On May 12th, we joined the Encode Club community for an exclusive live-streaming office hour session. During the event, broke down the intricate details of our topic proposals and addressed questions raised by attendees. We extend heartfelt gratitude to all the attendees for your passion!
CARV’s Office Hour
Expanding and Powering the Ecosystem
CARV proudly welcomes new game partners such as 🎮Katana Inu, 🎮Epic League, and 🎮Last Remains. The CARV Portal now showcases an impressive lineup of a dozen new games, including 👉Nunu Spirits, Kingdom Story: Heroes War, Dark Throne powered by Epic League, Xterio Games, Zeeverse, and more.
In addition to celebrating our anniversary, the CARV community is currently buzzing with over 10 thrilling events📅 taking place on carv.io. From the captivating "May the Fourth Be With You" campaign to the captivating realms of Yuliverse, Last Remains, Katana Inu, and Kingdom Story: Heroes War, there's something for every gaming enthusiast.
But that is not all! We hosted an AMA with Ascenders, drawing an enthusiastic audience of over 2800 participants🎆. The much-anticipated Oxya Origins Gatemap is now open. Gamers can now travel to Immutable's territory in the game and hunt for different rewards, take part in events and activities, and discover Kyro's world. You can find CARV in Luxion, with more treasure hunts on the way!
CARV in Luxion
Our community is what makes CARV so special. We are a group of gamers who are passionate about gaming and about each other.
In the past two weeks, our community has been very active. We played games like Blast Royale, Super Smash Kart, Mini Royale, and Putt Party. We have also live-streamed Tearing Spaces, led by @Jimmmmi66, @Burnnyofwater, @dairycowcn, @davidbigcccc, and @nghianlin12
Tearing Spaces Livestream
Your Fast Track to the Latest Gaming News🔥
🎮CARV Partner: Immutable X
Immutable Passport works across games on its Ethereum scaling network, Immutable X, and is non-custodial. [Link]
🎮CARV Partner: Avalanche
Avalanche and Alibaba Cloud partner to deploy metaverses on blockchain. [Link]
With global growth of USD 922 million in 2022 and a CAGR of 23.3%, the market is expected to generate incremental revenue of USD 7,105 million by 2032. AI-generated assets can create new game assets and optimize game performance while reducing costs. AI-powered generative tools also allow for user-generated content and Web3 gaming, which could further optimize income distribution between creators and platforms while providing a unique user experience.
The use of blockchain technology allows for the monetization of every aspect of culture, from your home to your relationships. It goes on to suggest that this may represent a new kind of crass commercialization that many find offensive in the modern era of anti-consumerism. Blockchain technology is creating new kinds of ownership that allow creators and users to monetize their social capital, which may be a second "Great Enabling."
The trend of video game creators founding studios or participating in game projects is on the rise, allowing them to diversify their income and keep player engagement at high levels. Many developers have been successful in generating buzz through organic creator interest, with data showing that 40% of players who used a creator code had never made an in-game purchase before. Nexus also discovered that players using a creator code had nearly twice the LTV of an average paying player. Retention rates were also higher for players using creator codes, and the impact on retention is seen to be sizable.
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