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Phantom Galaxies “Astrafite Rush” play-and-earn event starts 4 November 2022

Top 10,000 players will earn Astrafer tokens during the event

3 November 2022 — Animoca Brands, the company advancing digital property rights for gaming and the open metaverse, and its subsidiary Blowfish Studios, an award-winning Sydney-based game developer and publisher, today announced that the first ever Phantom Galaxies’ play-and-earn event “Astrafite Rush” starts 4 November 2022 at 12 a.m. (UTC). 


Phantom Galaxies is an open-world mech combat game currently in public Alpha release. As one of the first blockchain-based game titles with AAA scope and quality, Phantom Galaxies is attracting both traditional gaming enthusiasts as well as Web3 natives. Four episodes of the Alpha version are available now.


Yat Siu, co-founder and executive chairman of Animoca Brands, commented: “We are incredibly excited to launch the first play-and-earn event for Phantom Galaxies, introducing rewards for the time and effort that players invest in our game, even at the Alpha stage. We believe that the glossy and polished AAA game experience of Phantom Galaxies will be able  to on-board traditional gamers to Web3 and the open metaverse, allowing them to enjoy the benefits of true digital property rights.”

Ben Lee, co-founder and managing director of Blowfish Studios, commented: “Astrafite Rush breaks significant new ground for Phantom Galaxies, as the project’s first in-game online event. This is a crucial part of our Alpha process, as we test new waters and give players a taste of live and competitive gameplay. We can’t wait for everyone to launch into the Rush!”

Astrafite Rush play-and-earn event details

Astrafite Rush is the first Phantom Galaxies play-and-earn event. Players will race against time mining precious Astrafite and defeating fanatical Fire Dancer pirates to earn Astrafer tokens (ASTRAFER), the official governance and utility token for Phantom Galaxies.


Players must own at least one Phantom GalaxiesOrigin Collection NFT, install Phantom Galaxies, and complete Episodes 1 to 3 of the game in order to participate in the play-and-earn event.


Astrafite Rush will take place across 6 "Cycles" over 6 weeks, each running from Friday at 12 a.m. (UTC) to the following Wednesday at 11:59 p.m. (UTC).

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At the end of each Cycle, players must visit the official Phantom Galaxies - Astrafite Rush webpage to save their progress. This webpage is also where players can track their progress and claim rewards after the end of the event.


ASTRAFER rewards

For each Cycle, all players participating in the event are ranked on a leaderboard based on their progress on  the objectives of mining Astrafite and defeating Fire Dancers.


All players who rank in the top 10,000 on the leaderboard will receive Astrafer tokens with the amount based on their final position. Holders of Planet Genesis Mintpass NFTs, which represent Planets and Asteroids in the Phantom Galaxies universe, will benefit from a reward multiplier for the Astrafer tokens they receive. 


More information of the Astrafite Rush play-and-earn event and rewards can be found in this official Medium post.


About Blowfish Studios

Blowfish Studios, a subsidiary of Animoca Brands, is an award-winning Sydney-based developer and publisher of high-quality multi-platform games, including Winter Ember, Blackwind, Siegecraft, Morphite, Projection: First Light, and Storm Boy. It is currently developing Phantom Galaxies, MotoGP™ Ignition, and Aradena Battlegrounds. For more information visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About Animoca Brands

Animoca Brands, a Deloitte Tech Fast winner and ranked in the Financial Times list of High Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021, is a leader in digital entertainment, blockchain, and gamification that is working to advance digital property rights and contribute to the establishment of the open metaverse. The company develops and publishes a broad portfolio of products including the REVV token and SAND token; original games including The Sandbox, Crazy Kings, and Crazy Defense Heroes; and products utilizing popular intellectual properties including Disney, WWE, Snoop Dogg, The Walking Dead, Power Rangers, MotoGP™, and Formula E. It has multiple subsidiaries, including The Sandbox, Blowfish Studios, Quidd, GAMEE, nWay, Pixowl, Forj, Lympo, Grease Monkey Games, Eden Games, DarewiseNotre Game, TinyTap, and Be Media. Animoca Brands has a growing portfolio of more than 380 investments, including Colossal, Axie Infinity, OpenSea, Dapper Labs (NBA Top Shot), Yield Guild Games, Harmony, Alien Worlds, Star Atlas, and others. For more information visit or follow on Twitter or Facebook​.


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