MetaMisfits, a pioneering firm operating in the domain of Yield Farming in the Metaverses, lending and renting of Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), Virtual Asset Management, educational content creation consultancy, and esports event organizers. The new-age startup is all set to organize India’s first block chain based play-to-earn esports tournament in Kolkata, West Bengal, India on 25th December 2021. The event comes in collaboration with Axie infinity (a top ethereum based play to earn game) and Community Gaming, a platform that provides esports infrastructure to up-and-coming esports organizers.
Speaking on the merry occasion, Ajoy Das, CEO, and Founder, MetaMisfits, said, “It is indeed an honour for us to be able to become the first organizers of a blockchain-based play-to-earn esports tournament in India. The main inspiration behind this move is to provide the Indian youth with a platform where they can leverage their gaming skills and efforts to actually get some material returns without having to face harassment on the corporate and marketing front. MetaMisfits aim to help the younger generation find and fulfil their calling and potential in the gaming domain. To ensure the same, we have also come up with exhibitions and workshops that will boost the knowledge of the youth in this field. We are working consistently to provide even more such welcome opportunities in the future.”
AxieUtsav is a title sponsored by Polygon and Polygon Studios, a leading name in the Ethereum scaling domain that is best known for its developer-friendly services in the blockchain industry. The event is co-sponsored by FanClash which is Asia’s biggest fantasy gaming platform. This gaming tournament will provide an opportunity for both new and veteran gamers to earn money through gaming in an authorized manner.
Shivangi Pandey, Marketing Lead at Polygon Studios, while commenting on the partnership said, “We, at Polygon Studios, are forever looking to support and nurture the pioneers of innovation. AxieUtsav is a first-of-its-kind event that will upgrade the Indian esports industry and its scope for the times to come. We are glad to be able to aid this venture.”
Richa Singh, Co-Founder, FanClash, also shared her views on the event. She said, “FanClash is pleased to be a part of this venture and will soon launch the largest assortment of esports NFTs and collectables featuring players, teams and moments, and much more. The firm holds immense faith in the promise of play-to-earn games, blockchain, NFTs in the Indian market and seeks to support its implementation as much as it can.”
MetaMisfits hopes that this event would transform the gaming industry in India and stabilize it in terms of future growth. The firm also seeks to open up new opportunities for struggling artists in the gaming industry and to achieve the same they would be hosting an art exhibition as well as comprehensive workshops on NFTs, Web3, Blockchain to raise the awareness of the youth in these sectors.
The one-of-its-kind gaming festival would be the first official Axie Infinity esports tournament and will award a prize pool of a whopping 160 AXS (Axie Infinity Shards) which amounts up to almost ₹13 Lakh to its lucky winners. 64 contestants from across the country would compete for this impressive monetary prize on the 25th of December at Choudhury House, Kolkata, and West Bengal.
MetaMisfits is a play-to-earn guild of Indian origin. The esports organizing firm aims to lead India towards NFTs, WEB 3.0, metaverse. The scope of the company’s operations includes lending and renting virtual assets to players for yield farming and providing virtual asset management services. It also manages teams of players, developers, and artists in a way that adds value to their real-life and metaverse experience. The company seeks to empower the masses by allowing them to participate in play-to-earn blockchain-based games. The brand also wishes to combat social stigmas like poverty, unemployment, etc. by facilitating awareness amongst the youth about different new-gen career options in the field of gaming and other sectors like art and fashion, etc.
FanClash is also launching the largest assortment of esports NFTs and collectables featuring players, teams and moments, and much more. To show their support and faith in this space and with the intention of pushing play to earn games, metaverse and blockchain mainstream in India FanClash have co-sponsored AxieUtsav organized by MetaMisfits the first play-to-earn Indian guild to host the first official blockchain-based esports event and workshops for artists, gamers and developers in Kolkata on 25th December 2021. FanClash will be venturing into this NFT and Metaverse space with the sole intention to bring and creating value for its community members and users by opening up the endless possibilities in the metaverse and NFT space.
Amarylisa Gonsalves is a Content Writer at Gutshot Magazine. Advancing from a marketing background, she found her calling in writing. She takes delight in exploring genres and is a curious learner. Patient and ambivert, she believes in letting her work speak for itself. Apart from content writing, she finds solace in writing poetry by manifesting herself through words. Additionally, she adores indulging in drawing and DIY crafts.
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