According to the announcement, participants of the upcoming event, called “The Infinity Cup”, will be rewarded from a prize pool of 2,100 DAI and 10,000 LUNA.
The Axie Infinity team noted that the tournament is part of its efforts in bringing a “well-capitalized” e-sports element to blockchain games.
The Axie team also expects to see the play to earn gaming model to be linked to DeFi.
“As capital accumulates in the DeFi space, these applications will increasingly turn towards fun, practical applications such as games as distribution channels. This is just the beginning!”, they said, “We’re incredibly grateful to the Maker team for seeing the potential in rewarding gamers and are super excited for future collaborations!”