ZBD, a leading fintech company that offers instant Bitcoin rewards for gamers and developers, today announces its second integration partnership with idle mobile game developer Fumb Games, which sees the developer integrating Bitcoin rewards into its idle space game, SpaceY.
SpaceY has been available on app stores since 2019. With ZBD’s Bitcoin Lightning integration, players can continue their mission of mining resources, upgrading their mothership, and uncovering the secrets of a distant galaxy, while now earning real-money rewards. These rewards come in the form of ‘sats’, small pieces of Bitcoin which players will collect as they navigate the galaxy.
The integration is powered by ZBD’s plug-and-play API which allows developers of all sizes to smoothly integrate Bitcoin Lightning rewards into their games, with zero friction. By sharing revenue with players, developers such as Fumb Games can reach new audiences and boost retention.
Christian Moss, Head of R&D at ZBD, commented:
“The SpaceY ZBD integration builds on the tremendous success of our initial partnership with Fumb Games’ Bitcoin Miner. The SpaceY integration is yet another clear demonstration of how developers and publishers can easily integrate our API into games, thereby injecting a new lease of life into existing gaming content. It means gamers have a new dynamic of earning whilst they idle-play, and developers and publishers have another powerful tool to retain and acquire new users, and therefore additional revenue streams.”
Paul West, CEO and Founder, of Fumb Games, added:
“Just as with Bitcoin Miner, SpaceY is a game designed for maximum enjoyment, irrespective of whether you’re a Bitcoin enthusiast or not. The success of our initial partnership with ZBD, onboarding over one million players to Bitcoin Miner in 2023, serves as a testament to our commitment and propels our ambitious strategy to welcome ten million players in 2024.”
The integration of ZBD’s Bitcoin reward technology into SpaceY builds upon ZBD’s prior success with Fumb Games’ Bitcoin Miner which increased the game’s 30-day user retention by over 10 times. As a result, Bitcoin Miner now boasts over one million players and has been labelled as one of the biggest play-to-earn games. Players can download the ZBD app from Google Play and the App Store.