• Blockchain card game Gods Unchained has registered a record number of transactions on the Ethereum ERC-721 standard.
  • Despite eclipsing CryptoKitties transactions in a matter of days, Gods Unchained is not clogging up the blockchain.
  • The Gods Unchained marketplace will soon go live and provide a useful test-case for the future of Ethereum gaming.

Crypto asset market research firm CoinMetrics has confirmed a huge spike in blockchain card trading over the last three days. The bulk of the transactions have come from the Hearthstone-inspired game Gods Unchained.

According to CoinMetrics, transactions in the Ethereum ERC-721 standard spiked 4x to record a staggering 3.7 million exchanges on Nov. 17.

What Is Gods Unchained & ERC-721?

Gods Unchained is a decentralized digital card game that allows players to own cards and verify that ownership via a blockchain.

All players receive a free set of untradable cards while rarer cards can be bought or earned through in-game play. Those cards can then be sold or traded on an Ethereum marketplace.

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