There is also a new era of blockchain gaming where gamers will still enjoy the thrill in gaming but they will not be able to directly cash-out earnings .Instead, enforced savings mechanisms have been developed to redirect the earnings towards long-term saving instruments like pension schemes, health, and education. This helps to shore up a low savings culture among youth in Africa and build up their financial resilience.
African developers are now able to develop games that will influence social and economic decisions amongst the players. Fundamental aspects about culture, education, financial literacy, health and other soft skills can be taught in a fun and engaging manner. Game development companies such as Viral Gorrrila ltd based in Kenya are using games to tell stories, influence decision making and impact change through engaging content.
Impacting change in Africa , one game at a time.