January 13, 2022 – Tortola, British Virgin Islands
League of Kingdoms, the first true MMO blockchain game launched in 2020, is releasing the LOKA token to fuel the growth and give agency to its over 400,000 strong community of active users. The token will be released to users on January 20, 2022, with more details of the launch available closer to the date.
The LOKA token adds to the existing set of NFTs to enable governance rights and additional utility to the League of Kingdoms community. In addition to deciding on key features and plans for the game, LOKA holders will be able to stake the asset to receive a portion of the platform’s fees, and other upcoming use cases such as exclusive access to special NFTs.
League of Kingdoms has been released since early 2020, posting tremendous growth metrics throughout the two years. In the second half of 2021, the community of daily active users increased 20 times to 80,000. On the back of this success, League of Kingdoms raised $3 million from a host of well-known investors including Hashed, a16z, Sequoia India, Binance Labs and many angels from the GameFi sectors including Gabby Dizon of YGG, Aleks and Jiho of Sky Mavis (Axie Infinity) and Sebastien Borget of The Sandbox Games.
League of Kingdoms Arena is a free-to-play MMO game with intuitive yet complex game mechanics, which is built with the average non-crypto user in mind. NFTs in League of Kingdoms are simple to use and are introduced gradually to userswhich helped the game attract a varied audience of both hardcore crypto and traditional gamers.
The launch of the LOKA token comes amid a number of new initiatives to evolve League of Kingdoms into a full game metaverse. These will include the launch of PvP arena, expansion of P2E, commerce platforms such as an NFT bazaar, esports integration and many other updates to make use of GameFi possibilities. The launch of the token will also help build a strong network of guilds and communities to attract organic play-to-earn veterans.
Simon Kim, CEO of Hashed VC, said,
“We are proud to be an early backer of League of Kingdoms and the team’s journey to build a fundamentally strong game that effectively marries the best of both web 2.0 and web 3.0 gaming. I do not doubt that League of Kingdoms will [next] onboard millions of gamers who will come for the game’s appeal and be staying for crypto.”
Chan Lee, co-founder of League of Kingdoms, said,
“This has been truly a long time coming for usorking on League of Kingdoms when nobody believed in the promise of blockchain games and play-to-earn. Now, with our friends from Axie Infinity breaking the floodgates open, we’re ready to show the wider P2E community what we’ve been working on.”
About League of Kingdoms Arena
League of Kingdoms is an MMO strategy game where gamers fight for the dominion of land and loot powered by NFTs. Players can build their own kingdom and armies to defeat or ally with other kingdoms and monsters. Using the LOKA token, the community can decide the fate of the game and obtain exclusive NFT rewards.
Han Yoo, COO of League of Kingdoms