Twitch Streamers are in for a surprise. The platform is now providing them non-fungible tokens, which they receive as donations from viewers. The donations are issued by WAX Express Table, which is a free trading service that can be conducted peer-to-peer.
According to Sludgefeed, the platform recently announced the change on Twitter. In the announcement, the platform noted that Twitch users can integrate the Wax Express Trade URL overlays so that they can receive alerts in real-time that appear instream when a user donates an item.
NEW: @Twitch streamers can now receive items from their viewers via @wax_io ExpressTrade! With just 4 easy steps you can start receiving gifts as donations, then sell them on OPSkins. Tag a streamer who you would donate items to in the comments. Details: https://t.co/sYm6pSisXk pic.twitter.com/jbR3iO0BWT
— OPSkins.com (@opskinsgo) November 1, 2018
The platform also provides the capability of allowing users to send VGO skins and Wax Keys. This unlocks special-edition items in loot creates on blockchain games. Ultimately, the goal is for the Wax Express Trade to support real world items. As the announcement stated, “Your audience can send items from their WAX express trade inventory to yours, instantly and for free, and you can then sell or instant-sell those items on OPSkins and cash out for real life money like cash or crypto.”
Additionally, the platform’s blockchain supports users’ ability to create unique game assets. The assets can be used across games that are developed on the WAX network. At this point, the platform supports the development of various game assets that are likened to the ERC-721 token that are located on the Ethereum blockchain. The assets can be used on various games developed on the WAX network.