Four years ago, a mobile game app called “Bitcoin Miner” was released which simulates bitcoin mining but at the time, the Fumb Games game development team could not integrate bitcoin rewards. On Thursday, Fumb Games revealed that it has partnered with fintech company Zebedee and the Bitcoin Miner game now allows players to earn real bitcoins.
Crypto Mining Simulation Game Adds Real Bitcoin Rewards
The bitcoin mining game for Android and iOS called Bitcoin Miner recently added real bitcoin (BTC) rewards in gaming experience. Essentially, Bitcoin Miner is an idle mobile game that replicates a bitcoin mining simulation. Fumb Games signed an agreement with Zebedee in order to add the real bitcoin rewards in bitcoin miner game. Zebedee is a Hoboken, New Jersey-based company specializing in integrating bitcoin into games and the company raised $11.5 million in September 2021 in a funding round led by Lakestar.
If a user is playing the game, Zebedee’s blog post on Thursday states that when players “see a green satoshi symbol above a coin,” the player will “earn bitcoin for tapping it.” According to Fumb Games founder Paul West, this was not possible when the game first launched. “We originally released Bitcoin Miner about four years ago when crypto started to take off. But there wasn’t really an appetite for the game, because it wasn’t possible for players to earn real Bitcoin with it back then,” West said in a statement sent to Bitcoin.com. News. The Fumb Games founder added:
With Zebedee, we were able to put real bitcoin into the game, which makes the Bitcoin Miner premise much more fun, impactful, and remarkable for gamers.
After collecting satoshis and if the user wants to withdraw the bitcoin, he must withdraw on the Zebedee app. Basically, they select “Cash Out”, enter their Gamertag ZBD and press “exchange” in order to cash out the bitcoin in the Zebedee app. Bitcoin mining simulation allows players to complete tasks and earn more rigs, invest in infrastructure, secure airdrops, upgrade current mining rigs and ascend level up to get better rewards.
“Bitcoin is an incredible technology for human progress,” said Simon Cowell, CEO of Zebedee during the announcement. Cowell concluded by noting that the Zebedee team is “passionate about bitcoin technology itself and hopes that fun, easily accessible games like Bitcoin Miner will spark curiosity about bitcoin and engage more people of all ages and backgrounds. all walks of life to learn more about and participate in the new digital economy powered by Bitcoin.
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