Yearly Wrap Up by YaY Games
Hello, friends! The year is coming to an end, so we decided to speak to our audience and overview the most significant events that have happened to us. It’s been a long and tough year for all of us. We all had our ups and downs, but eventually, we managed to get here.
Without further interruption, let’s go back in time for a while and quickly recap the most remarkable milestones we’ve achieved so far!
IDO on prominent launchpads
Now to the most exciting part! YAY’s overall success is marked by a series of prominent events, key metrics, and indicator increases. The preparation for the Initial Decentralized Offering (IDO) of the $YAY token has been at the forefront of our work this month. Throughout the year, we managed to have IDOs on the following launchpads:
It was an exhausting but pleasant experience, and we’re glad that the release of the $YAY token is being met with such overwhelming enthusiasm by our investors and partners.
DEX and CEX platforms listing
Besides numerous fruitful IDOs, we managed to get the token listed on the most well-known and advanced DEXs and CEXs within the blockchain space, among which TraderJoe, Pangolin, and PancakeSwap for DEX listing and MEXC Global for CEX listing respectively.
New games release!
Along with wins on IDO launchpads and listing, we didn’t forget to make our audience happy with new game releases. In Q3, we successfully launched two competitive play-to-earn games.
- Doodle Pump is a remake of one of the most popular mini-games.
- YAY Pinball — a classic game, in a modern blockchain reinterpretation
And closed MVP of Bold Point game that is now accessible for early investors and partners to test.
Probably the most resonating release definitely should be ZEUS — Yay’s Launchpad for Initial Game Offerings (IGO). ZEUS is to help incubate projects, helping them grow from embryonic stages to full-fledged games. It also contributes to establishing long-term partnerships and support for all our incubated projects. The best projects are launched on ZEUS and integrated into our decentralized marketplace.
ZEUS has already helped us to launch successful rounds of IGOs with Dexsport and Telecraft leading to great cooperation and airdrops. With the launch of ZEUS — YAY Token price has had significant performance! The YAY Token is currently held on 2401 AVAX and 5649 BSC wallets.
Of course, we cannot pass by and not mention our most ambitious gaming project. Bold Point is an NFT-based RPG game exclusively on AVAX, where you can earn crypto by playing! With Bold Point, we’re presenting an open ecosystem for players based on our own unique side chain technology. Users can get income without any initial investment, creating a wallet, or any crypto industry knowledge. Moreover, it will help to save gas!
Besides, all items within Bold Point will be NFTs. Tons of unique items from necklaces to legendary swords and all can be found in the game or the marketplace and supported by a unique item generator based on the percentage change of drop, with a Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF) system under the hood. All in all, there can be 30 to 400+ builds of the same item.
Game development never stopped. So far, we have reached significant milestones, among which were the Bold Point MVP launch and Bold Point private sale holding in the framework of the IGO. The IGO was held in two rounds raising $300,000. In the first round, users were able to buy a $BPT allocation in $AVAX, and in the second, a substantial free $BPT airdrop was awarded for the ones who staked their $YAY.
Bold Point’s groundbreaking play-to-earn model will offer plenty of economic incentives, allowing players from all around the world to monetize their gaming experiences.
Partnerships and Cooperation
We gathered a big gang of companies and strategic partners who supported our product and facilitated its development throughout the year. Let’s highlight these folks!
- Ava Labs: We managed to establish cooperation and a long-lasting partnership with such a big player as Avalanche. As a result, we picked Avalanche, the solid base to build our games on.
Our GameFi ecosystem heavily benefited from the integration with the AVAX blockchain, both in terms of speed, scalability, and connectivity with other DeFi protocols. The support shown by every partner involved in the network has been fundamental for the growth of our ecosystem.
Ultimately, our final triumph and the great honor is being selected among a list of blue-chip DeFi projects for the $180M Avalanche Rush Program.
- Avalaunch: The number one launchpad on the Avalanche Network
- Chainlink: The top one blockchain solution when it comes to oracles
- MEXC Global — The notorious Centralized Exchange.
- PancakeSwap — PancakeSwap is the leading decentralized exchange on Binance Smart Chain, with the highest trading volumes in the market.
- Coin98 — Decentralized finance (DeFi) product builder and wallet provider, through which users can expect $YAY rewards and airdrops to be deposited.
- SuperLauncher — a cross-chain launchpad that gives investors access to quality projects in a safe, trusted, and decentralized manner.
- Pangolin — A community-driven decentralized exchange for Avalanche and Ethereum assets with a fast settlement, low transaction fees, and a democratic distribution.
- Chainlink — A decentralized network of nodes that provide data and information from off-blockchain sources to on-blockchain smart contracts via oracles.
- GotBit — Consulting & Services for Blockchain Startups.
- CodeMotion — Company is seeking a reliable team to develop your idea within a deadline and budget.
- ShuftiPro — Real-time Identity Verification KYC, AML, and KYB Anywhere Anytime.
- Poolz — Decentralized Fundraising and Cross-Chain Token Launchpad.
- Titan Ventures — Foreign Trade University with three years of experience in managing large groups of Cryptocurrency Transactions.
- Inspex — Cybersecurity professional service, specialized in blockchain and smart contract audit
- Zam.io — the hybrid on-chain Centralized Finance (CeFi) and Decentralized Finance (DeFi) ecosystem.
- Maven Capital — Maven is one of the UK’s most active investors, supporting a range of transaction types, including management buyouts, growth capital, buy and build. projects, equity value release, and pre-IPO financing.
- OIG — World-class investment platform and early investments to help you realize your investment goals in Crypto.
- SMO Capital — Trading and investment Fund specialized in connecting vision with reality for blockchain companies.
- GAINS Associates — Venture Capital firm focused on early-stage projects
- Crypto League — The most realistic free-to-play cryptocurrency trading game.
- Vespertine Capital — A blockchain advisory, investment and education firm dedicated to helping early-stage crypto ventures.
- ZBS CAPITAL — A venture capital fund focused on building a decentralized world.
- Synapse Ventures — The team brings experience as venture investors, founders, and executives.
- RedHat Capital — Blockchain venture capital and incubator.
- R-930 — an entity built on knowledge and leverage of cutting-edge technology in the world of finance.
We’re sure that together with such allies, we can change the current state of things on the market and contribute to the wholesome development of the DeFi industry.
At the start of 2022, with the platform fully live and all features running, we will add fiat on-ramp integration to create a more accessible bridge between our marketplace and non-crypto users.
We will implement cross-chain interoperability and interchain communication, which will help us scale as more users leverage the platform. At this stage, Virtual reality (VR) games will start being researched and developed for future integration.
January will be a crucial month to elevate the platform to the highest of standards, the MVP version of Bold Point will be released for the public, the NFT Marketplace will be live and ready to deploy Initial NFT Offerings (INOs) for third party projects as well as, natively buy, sell or trade any Bold Point related item.
Bold Point IDO Sale will occur in early February of 2022, and the Beta release is scheduled for quarter one of 2022, followed by the 1.0 Version that will be live for everyone in the second quarter of the upcoming year.
One of the major milestones we are implementing right now is the implementation of an APY/APR system for the users who stake their $YAY in our platform. In addition to this, we plan to list up to ten plus projects in quarter one.
We want to express huge gratitude to all our users and partners who believe in YAY Games and continue to support our project. Without your help, we couldn’t have reached it so far. Thank you for staying with us and wishing everyone happy holidays and a fantastic New Year’s Eve.
About YAY Games
YAY Games is a decentralized game publisher that aggregates a wide range of games focused on Play-2-earn, NFTs, and DeFi.
As the ultimate GameFi brand, YAY Games also works as an Incubator thanks to its Initial Game Offering (IGO) Platform “Zeus” — allowing top gaming projects to have access to the expertise, large community, and sophisticated game mining architecture.