With the rising interest in the NFT, people are looking for new ways to play-to-earn.

Top Six P2E Games Like Axie Infinity

Zen Khurana
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With the rising interest in the NFT space and more innovative and new projects being developed, people are looking for new ways to play-to-earn.
So if you're a fan of Axie Infinity, you need to check out these other P2E blockchain games.
These are six alternatives to Axie Infinity

To say that Axie Infinity is popular in the world of blockchain gaming would be an understatement. At its peak, the game had 2.7 million active users playing the game daily and a monthly trading volume of $730 million USD. However, the game is steadily losing steam with the games tokens $SLP and $AXS hitting record lows, and many of the players quitting and moving on to other games.

While breeding and battling monsters isn’t exclusive to Axie Infinity and the blockchain space still being in its infancy, these are a few alternatives. So if you are tired of the game and want to try something new, here are a few alternatives to Axie Infinity.

Crypto Alternatives to Axie Infinity


CryptoKitties will let you breed and grow NFT cats

If you’re in the world of Web3 gaming, you’ve probably heard of CryptoKitties– the blockchain game that puts a focus on breeding NFT cats. Considered to be one of the original pioneers of blockchain gaming, the game has garnered 1.5M users to date.

The game’s economy runs on NFTs which are all cats. These all have unique characters,personalities, and stats. The game allows players the opportunity to purchase, collect, breed and sell virtual cats. their kitties to create unique ones which can be sold on the marketplace.

At the time of writing, you can purchase a basic CryptoKitty for as cheap as 0.004 ETH ($4.13 USD)

To get started:

-Create an account on CryptoKitties

-Connect your wallet and make sure to have some ETH to buy kitties

-To start playing you need at least one CryptoKitty and to breed you need one male or female with the option of renting one to breed as well.


Chainmonsters is inspired from Pokemon

This Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) is inspired by the vast world of Pokemon where players on the blockchain are tasked with battling, breeding, training and even buying and selling 161 unique creatures. The Chainmons come with varied stats such as abilities, strengths and traits.

The game is an open 3D world where you can gather and battle with other players to gain XP and crypto. Players have the ability to earn by selling Chainmons for crypto. The best part about this game is that it's completely free to play and you don’t even require an NFT to play.

To get started:

  • Create a Blocto wallet

  • Link your Blocto wallet to your Chainmonsters account, this isn’t a necessary step if you just want to play the game, but if you want to access the marketplace and get access to the Play to Earn aspects of the game, then a wallet is necessary.

Chicken Derby

Chicken Derby

This is a relatively new game combining racing with collecting. This game allows you to collect NFT chickens to race with and the winners earn ETH.

The NFTs come with various stats and skills that help with races-which will allow players the best chance of using the P2E mechanic for making money. The top 3 Chickens in each race win prizes. The chickens have a perfection score which helps the chances of winning in the race. There are various other factors affecting their stats and their chances of winning a race such as heritage, stock etc

To get started:

  • Log in with MetaMask on Bitlovin.com

  • Click on Buy a Chicken, this will take you to the OpenSea collection

  • Buy a chicken and choose a race to enter!

Currently, the Chickens are priced at 0.0188 ETH or $20.

Monsta Infinite

Monsta Infinite is a card game that is on the blockchain

Monsta Infinite is a turn-based card game based on the Monsta blockchain. The Monsta cards have various abilities, races, rarities and more which affect its abilities in card duels. Players can complete in-game quests, compete with other players and buy or sell NFTs on the market.

The game runs on two tokens named MONI (the governance token that allows players to be a part of the decision making process) and Stamen Tellus Token (SST) (the token for the in-game economy).

How to get started:

You need a team of three to start playing


Binemon is another gamme that is trying to replicate the success of Axie Infinity

One of the newest games on the list, Binemon allows players to collect, trade, raise and battle Binemon in PvP and PvE scenarios. It is very similar to Axie Infinity in the gameplay aspects with one key addition: The Guild System which will allow guild members to pool their resources to obtain various buffs to their Binemons. Players will also battle against other Guilds with the new upcoming Guild Wars feature.

The game uses a DRK token and is currently playable on mobile and PC. The developers have teased that future iterations of the game will have Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality additions to the game as well as tournament betting and scholarships. Players even have the opportunity to buy, sell and bid for land.

To get started:

  • You need to acquire Binemon that will battle for you.

  • To buy Mon, you need $AMB. Connect your MetaMask wallet and set up BNB chain to obtain tokens

  • Once obtained you can go to the marketplace and use $AMB to buy NFTs

My DeFi Pet

My DeFi Pet is a lifestyle based Pet Game

This game is built upon the Binance Chain (BSC) and KardiaChain and involves players collecting, breeding and evolving 3D NFT pets as well as battling them to win tokens.

Through participation in game challenges and events, you earn DeFi Pet tokens which can be exchanged on the marketplace. You can sell the in-game NFTs on the secondary marketplace or breed them together.

To get started:

  • You need a Binance smart chain wallet and BNB tokens. These can be added to the MetaMask Wallet

  • You need at least one pet to start playing, this can be obtained from the marketplace or by summoning the egg for three DPET and getting a randomized pet.

  • Go on the MyDeFiPet.com and hit play now

This story was written in partnership with Linx Games

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Zen is a blockchain gaming writer for AFK Gaming. As an avid gamer since childhood, he is now focused on the booming blockchain gaming space.

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