Turner Sports has entered the blockchain ecosystem with the debut of the innovative online sports video gaming brand Blocklete Games.
The initiative will, according to a press release, allow fans to “collect, train, trade and compete with unique digital athletes as they earn cash prizes and bragging rights along the way.”
In partnership with bitcoin payment service provider BitPay, fans will be able to purchase digital athletes called Blockletes, as well as Blocklete collectibles, using various cryptocurrencies as a form of payment. Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, ETH, as well as four dollar-pegged stablecoins will be supported.
In addition, Blocklete owners will have the option to trade or sell their digital athletes through Blocklete Games’ open marketplace platform.
Fans can take part in a number of skill challenges which, if completed, increase their Blockletes’…