• Ethereum-based gaming altcoin Axie Infinity (AXS) is now listed on Apple’s App Store for users in Latin America and East Asia.
• The game features digital pets called axies which players can collect in NFT form.
• This news has caused AXS to experience a 20% increase, with it currently trading at $7.25, 6.1% higher than the 24-hour low.
Ethereum Gaming Altcoin Gets Spot in Apple App Store
Prominent gaming metaverse Axie Infinity (AXS) has recently announced its expansion to tech giant Apple’s app store, allowing iPhone users in Latin America and East Asia to download the strategy-based card game.
NFT Pets Collectible within Game
The game features digital pets called axies which players can collect in NFT (non-fungible token) form. This also marks the first time ever that Apple has allowed outside NFTs to be usable on their App Store.
Price Increase After Announcement
Upon this announcement, AXS experienced a 20% increase from its 24-hour low of $6.76 up to $8.11 before retracing slightly and is currently trading for $7.25 at time of writing, a 6.1% increase during the last day while most cryptos are trading in the red.
First Time Ever External NFTs Allowed by Apple App Store
Significantly, iOS Players will be able to use their NFT axies in this release – marking the first time ever that Apple has agreed to make an externally-purchased NFT usable on their App Store.
Axie Infinity’s expansion into the Apple App Store is sure to bring more people into the crypto space and provide another channel for prospective users to join its metaverse and explore cryptocurrency technology as a whole – providing further growth potential for Ethereum gaming altcoins like AXS!