Staking and Staking Rewards

Starting in early 2021 players will be able to stake their AXS to earn weekly rewards. These rewards will initially start out high to incentivize user growth and gradually decline as Axie Infinity reaches maturity. AXS staking rewards will be escrowed for 1 year from when they are claimed and can be vested once the escrow period has concluded.

As the AXS yield is reduced the stakers can, through governance, vote in additional rewards from the DAO reserve pool.

Overview
Detailed unlock schedule
Overview

Token Amount

% of total supply

Unlock schedule

78,300,000

29%

Gradual unlock over ~5.5 years

Detailed unlock schedule

Date

Tokens unlocked

Day 0

0

Month 3

0

Month 6

2,283,750

Month 9

6,851,250

Month 12

6,851,250

Month 15

6,851,250

Month 18

6,198,750

Month 21

4,893,750

Month 24

4,893,750

Month 27

4,893,750

Month 30

4,404,375

Month 33

3,425,625

Month 36

3,425,625

Month 39

3,425,625

Month 42

3,099,375

Month 45

2,446,875

Month 48

2,446,875

Month 51

2,446,875

Month 54

2,283,750

Month 57

1,957,500

Month 60

1,957,500

Month 63

1,957,500

Month 65

1,305,000

Incentivizing stakers to add value to Axie Infinity - The Axie Score.

Those who stake to earn yield in Axie Infinity will be able to claim a weekly reward if they stake their tokens for a period of time (3, 6, and 12 months).

If the stakers provide additional value to Axie Infinity during the week before claiming, the rewards could be higher or even have a chance for a special NFT drop.

These are the current ways stakers can add value to Axie Infinity:

  1. Participate in governance votes when required

  2. Play the game

    • The required amount of games played per week is still being decided

The stakers who are not players or interested in participating in governance will be able to delegate their required "work" to other parties.

This might lead to a future where guilds or corporations with massive amounts of AXS will need to look for talented players who can ensure a high enough Axie score to collect weekly yield.