PROJECT XENO Dives into eSports: A New Dawn in Blockchain Gaming!


Hello, gaming enthusiasts across the globe!

Exciting news from our beloved tactics PvP game, PROJECT XENO! The game has announced its official foray into eSports with the HIKARU CUP.

While this event is exclusive to Japanese participants, this marks a significant milestone: PROJECT XENO is taking its first steps as an eSport that gamers will embrace for years to come!

Who is Hikaru?

Hikaru, the name behind the HIKARU CUP, is a celebrated YouTuber from Japan, boasting a vast subscriber base and diversified content since his YouTube debut in 2013. With a prominent presence in gaming and luxury shopping, he’s become one of Japan’s top YouTubers.

Why Is This Tournament So Important?

The HIKARU CUP has a prize pool of around $140,000, making it a point of interest in the gaming community. Designed to be fair, it allows even newcomers to the game a chance to shine.

The move of blockchain games like PROJECT XENO into the eSports scene represents an important initial step for gaining broader recognition.

While the HIKARU CUP is spearheaded by the game’s developers rather than an external entity, it signifies its ambition to carve out a place in the competitive gaming landscape.

While limited to Japanese nationals, the event’s establishment offers a glimpse into PROJECT XENO’s endeavors to gain future credibility and acceptance in the broader eSports community.

Tournament Features

The tournament uses a “Tournament Mode,” distinct from the regular gameplay, ensuring equal conditions for all players. XENO levels, weapons, and charms will be standardized, and players will choose from a set of items provided by the organizers. All skill cards will be available for use.

Prize Breakdown

  • Champion: around $140,000
  • Runner-up: around $28,000
  • Third Place: around $14,000 (2 winners)
  • Fifth Place: around $3,500 (4 winners)

Tournament Schedule

Online preliminaries will be held in early October, with the top 16 players progressing to the final tournament. The last offline event is slated for October 28th, near Tokyo.

Note: Participation is restricted to Japan’s residents with Japanese nationality.

In Conclusion

While the tournament takes place in Japan, this news is certainly spreading its influence beyond borders, shaping the future of blockchain gaming worldwide.

We eagerly await witnessing these developments and the evolution they promise.

Stay tuned for more updates on PROJECT XENO’s journey!


PROJECT XENO is the Japanese NFT game that merges GameFi and esports in a 3v3 PvP battle arena.

Developed by CROOZ Blockchain Lab, it offers enjoyable gameplay and long-term income generation.

With support from celebrities like YouTuber Hikaru and boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., prepare to earn through gameplay, NFT trading, and token trading. 

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