The blockchain also has a top spot among platforms for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and gaming. It is even faster than Ethereum, which has made it a preferred blockchain for all things related to smart contracts.
Because of the high speed due to scalability, Solana has low transaction fees as well. These positive features of Solana have made it popular, to the point that its games have been listed on the Epic Games Store, a major platform for PC gaming.
This is hardly surprising because Solana is currently the top non-EVM (Ethereum Virtual Machine) chain and the fourth most popular blockchain network for game developers overall, with a little over 125 games in its ecosystem.
In this guide, we list the top games from Solana that are listed on the Epic Games store.
This is a player-versus-player (PvP), timeline-based battle arena game. Players with their teams of Nefties fight against other teams of Nefties. Each team has up to three of these characters called Nefties.
The game rewards its players with two off-chain sub-tokens, OKA and TOKE, which are then converted into $AURY, the ecosystem’s native token, each week. Aurory Tactics is a role-playing game (RPG) fantasy game and is free to play. Players also earn rewards in the form of NFTs and crypto.
The reward tokens and NFTs used to be on Solana only, but the game’s developers have announced their intention to make it a multi-chain chain, with the tokens and assets on Ethereum layer-2 network, Arbitrum initially.
This is a massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) that also has its NFT and tokens released on Solana. The game features space exploration, territorial conquest, political domination, and many other activities that enable players to earn rewards.
The game has two tokens – ATLAS and POLIS – which are on the Solana blockchain. With ATLAS which is the economy token, players can buy in-game assets such as NFTs as well as trade with other players.
POLIS on the other hand is the governance token that gives holders the right to vote on decisions to be made on future developments of the ecosystem. The game has not been fully released, but it is already listed on Epic Games.
Yaku is a free multichain social metaverse game available both on Ethereum and Solana. It is also a MMORPG game that allows players to fight in one of the three different races. The game has three different races within the game, which is themed after Hong Kong.
There are three categories of in-game assets, that is customizable motorcycles, estates, and avatars. Although it’s a relatively new game, it has been listed on the Epic Games Store and is focused on community-driven development as well as user-generated content.
Angelic is an RPG set in a dark and collaborative sci-fi universe. Players can play alongside other players as a team, or as single players. The game is unique in that it allows players the option of playing without any obligation to interact with the blockchain.
In-game assets for this game are not created as NFTs, but they may choose to convert their in-game assets into NFTs and trade them within the assets. Because of this, the game appeals both to web3 and traditional gamers, any of which can play and earn in-game items.
Chain Crisis is a Cyberpunk MMORPG built on the Solana blockchain. Players in the game team up to defeat difficult enemies. Players can customize their characters and weapons with which they engage in battles.
Players also earn rewards in the form of NFTs. There are also Male PFP-style avatar NFTs that players can use. The game is already listed on Epic Games Store, but the game is expected to be released in 2024.