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Stryking Entertainment, developer and operator of the innovative fantasy football platform Football-Stars, announced the upcoming introduction of its own Ethereum-based utility token STRYKZ.
Stryking informed that it plans to revolutionize fantasy sports by integrating a cryptocurrency and blockchain technology.
As passionate fantasy sports fans ourselves, we’re aiming to extend our existing platform with the introduction of STRYKZ. Users can earn STRYKZ by contributing to the overall in-game experience and growth of the Football-Stars platform and spend the tokens to experience special functionalities or unlock features like challenging other gamers in token-based matches,” said the company’s Founder and CEO, Dirk Weyel. Token holders will also be given exclusive access to the Football-Stars VIP-club, benefits of which include early access to new features, special virtual fan items, and “money can’t buy” merchandise.
Stryking operates Football-Stars, a web and mobile platforms experience for football fans worldwide with partnerships signed by the German Bundesliga and sportdigital.tv. Fans get the chance to act as both coach and manager. They set up their own dream teams of real players and compete against each other. The results are calculated based on the actual players’ real-life performance data. The free-to-play monetization and retention model combined with its meta-game makes Football-Stars unique in the daily fantasy sports universe.
While the free-to-play model will remain, users will soon have the additional ability to earn STRYKZ tokens by generating content and creating challenges.
Fantasy sports turns the passion supporters feel for their team into online engagement. With the STRYKZ token we want fans to experience their favourite sport like never before!” says Stryking’s Co-founder and CMO), Christian Szymanski. The STRYKZ token will integrate seamlessly into the Football-Stars platform, providing millions of fans with a new way to get involved in the game. The STRYKZ token is created with a view to becoming the standard token for fantasy sports and football fans around the globe.
While the private pre-sale with special conditions for early contributors has already started, the official STRYKZ token sale event will take place in spring 2018 with a funding goal of 18 million USD.