GMO Internet’s “CryptoChips byGMO,” Which Enables Distribution of Bitcoin as Remuneration, will be Mounted on Whimsical War on Monday, August 6!

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GMO Internet ( ) has developed “CryptoChips byGMO” that enables distribution of cryptocurrency*1 as remuneration within the game application. As the first initiative, CryptoChips will be mounted on the real-time battle game “Whimsical War,” and we will launch the "CryptoChips Season" that distributes Bitcoin in accordance with player rankings on August 6, 2018.

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CryptoChips can be mounted on the game application and allows players to receive cryptocurrency as remuneration within the game depending on the players’ rankings or when players have achieved missions or acquired items. The players must have their own wallets (cryptocurrency accounts) to receive the remuneration (cryptocurrencies)*2.

*2 As for the management and distribution of cryptocurrency, we employ a multi-signature - a service that distributes and saves multiple private keys to access cryptocurrency - developed by the GMO System Consulting, Inc. We keep one of the private keys managing a multi-signature address and verify the user’s or key person’s signature to realize a proper transfer of cryptocurrencies.

“Whimsical War,” the first game application with CryptoChips

  • Achieve a high ranking and receive Bitcoin: "CryptoChips Season"

As the first initiative, CryptoChips will be mounted on “Whimsical War,” and we will launch the "CryptoChips Season" that distributes Bitcoin in accordance with player rankings in the game on Monday, August 6, 2018. The first season will start 09:00(UTC+9) on Monday, August 6, 2018, and will end at 08:59(UTC+9), on August 20, 2018. Players will be distributed Bitcoin worth JPY 1,500 depending on the ranking at the time of 09:00(UTC+9) on August 20, 2018.

  • Ranks and No. of Bitcoin to be Distributed (The first season, TBD)

Rank Bitcoin
1 Worth JPY 1,500
2 to 10 Worth JPY 1,200
11 to 30 Worth JPY 1,000
31 to 100 Worth JPY 500
101 to 200 Worth JPY 300
201 to 500 Worth JPY 200
501 to 1,500 Worth JPY 100

Please see “Whimsical War” User Agreement and the in-game News for more details.

We will hold an on-site tournament, where players will compete for the prize (JPY 3 million worth of Bitcoin)

On Saturday, September 29, we will hold an official tournament "WHIMSICAL WAR JINTORI CHAMPIONSHIP 2018" at BELLESALLE ROPPONGI in Roppongi, Tokyo, where players will compete for the prize (JPY 3 million worth of Bitcoin).

Any player who is 20 years of age or more and has passed 25 days since they have started playing “Whimsical War” as of the beginning of the tournament can take part in the tournament. Along with the prize Bitcoin, a tournament original prize is also being prepared. We look forward to your active participation.

Date Saturday, September 29, 2018 *The detailed schedule will be announced as soon as it is determined.
〒106-0032 Sumitomo Fudousan Roppongiway Building1F-B1F 7-18-18, Roppongi, Minatoku, Tokyo, Japan
Registration Registration will start on Monday, August 20, 2018.
Please read the tournament rules and guidelines carefully and sign up from the registration form.
*If the applicants exceed the number prescribed, the participants will be chosen by a random drawing.
*Please see the tournament terms of JINTORI CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 for the details of conditions of registration.

  • 1st : JPY 1,500,000 worth of Bitcoin
  • 2nd: JPY 1,000,000 worth of Bitcoin
  • 3rd : JPY 300,000 worth of Bitcoin
  • 4th : JPY 200,000 worth of Bitcoin

For all participants in the qualifying game: “Whimsical War” Special T-shirt

Whimsical War
“Attack the opponent or defend your territory.” The moment decision is a key in the battle result of Whimsical War, a three-minute, real-time, territorial battle game. Place your characters on the battlefield, and they will move on their own. When and where you deploy your characters are the keys to winning in this game. Battle with players around the world! Form a tag team with your guild member and enjoy a 2 on 2 Guild Tag Battle. Chat and exchange game info or donate your characters and get stronger together!

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  • Official site

Game Overview
Title    Whimsical War
Category    Territorial battles (RTS)
Price Free to play (in-app purchases)
Distribution App Store / Google Play
Operating environments    - Android 4.1 or later (at least 2GB of RAM)

  • iOS 8.0 or later, iPhone 5s or later, iPod touch 6th generation or later, iPad 5th generation or later, iPad mini2 or later, iPad Air
  • Note: Some device may not be supported.

Provider    (c) GMO GP, Inc.
Copyright    (c) 2017-2018 GMO Internet, Inc.

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