- Decentraland MANA is one of the pioneer games in the P2E category with the largest number of players.
- The user-owned game has built its monopoly in the blockchain world but how can you start playing it?
If you are an absolute beginner who is increasingly interested in playing Decentraland MANA, you’ll need certain things before you can start playing it. You must have a Computer to play the game as Decentraland is not Supported on mobile devices anymore. In addition, you’ll have to set up a digital wallet and connect it to the game to get started.
How to play Decentraland MANA:
To begin with, visit Decentraland’s official website. From here you’ll get 3 options to start playing the game:
- Download the Game on your Windows or MAC device to experience full functionality
- Play in the browser without logging in with your wallet as a guest
- Play on Browser with limited functionality by logging in with your wallet
For this tutorial, we’ll be learning how to play Decentraland on your PC (Mac or Windows).
Setup Digital Wallet:
Like any other web3 game, to start playing Decentraland, you’ll need to setup your web3 wallet to earn $MANA tokens, buy virtual land, and collect NFTs. You can either use MetaMask or Trust wallet and set it up like we did while playing the Axie Infinity game.
After you have downloaded the game from the official website on your PC and setup your wallet, open the game and connect the wallet from the wallet extension popup in the browser. Since you are logging in for the first time, you’ll need to create your avatar. Make your virtual self look like you want and press done.
from the next popup screen, name your avatar and click next. You’ll drop at Genesis Plaza where you’ll meet the virtual avatars of other players who just have started their journey. Now there will start a tutorial for you on how to proceed with the game. Keep the tutorial up until you become completely familiar with it.
Marketplace and $MANA
$MANA is the native token of the Decentraland ecosystem that you can use to purchase certain things on the Decentraland marketplace. MANA can be acquired through various means and playing Decentraland is one of them. You can participate in the game economy of play to earn to collect NFTs and tokens and monetize yourself.
MANA ranks in the first 50 altcoins and has a marketcap of 163 million as of today. Due to the huge ecosystem of Decentraland and user traction, MANA is a top choice for many investors.
The core idea to play Decentraland and other blockchain games is to earn money while playing the games. Though Axie Infinity and Decentraland are not fun oriented their main aspect is money-oriented, there are many AAA games coming in 2023 in the future to fill the gap.
Disclaimer: This article is provided for informational purposes only. It is not offered or intended to be used as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice.