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Bitcoin Bandit, When Gaming Goes "Paid-To-Play"

Swiss developers turn the business model of online gaming on its head.

Bitcoin Bandit, When Gaming Goes "Paid-To-Play"
Adrià Budry Carbó

GENEVA — Compensating people for time spent on their smartphones. That, in a nutshell, is the concept behind Bitcoin Bandit, a video game created by a group of Geneva-based programmers and available free on Android and iOS.

With Bitcoin Bandit, the five developers, all aged between 25 and 30, are looking to pick up where the free-to-play model (think Pokémon Go) left off: Not only can users download the game for free; they also get paid to play!

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