The Animoca Brands game, Benji Bananas, announces it will adopt ApeCoin into the game. On the day that news of ApeCoin ($APE) spreads across the NFT space, Animoca Brands is one of the first big names to put the coin to use.
The announcement confirms that Benji Bananas, the popular game, will transition to P2E using ApeCoin in the coming weeks. The first phase of transition begins with the sale of ‘Benji Passes’.
Additionally, these NFT Membership passes allow players in the game to collect special tokens whilst playing, which can be swapped for ApeCoin. Reportedly, the sale starts today, on 17th March, via the website.
What is ApeCoin, and why is Benji Bananas using it?
Unless you’ve had your head in the sand for the last 24 hours, you will be aware of a new coin in town. ApeCoin is a governance and utility token aiming to empower the decentralized community. Specifically, it grants holders voting rights in the ApeCoin DAO.
Significantly, yesterday, Yuga Labs, the company behind the Bored Ape Yacht Club, announced the official launch of $APE as their primary token in their ecosystem. Meanwhile, It will provide the BAYC with a coin for new products, services and much more.
What’s more, Animoca Brands understands the significance of this coin launch, which is why it has acted so quickly. Benji Bananas will move forward as a P2E game and use ApeCoin as its primary token.
Finally, Benji Bananas is a free-to-play mobile game from Animoca Brands. You help Benji the monkey and his friends in the jungle in the game. It is a popular action game and has over fifty million downloads worldwide.