Axie Infinity is getting so popular it has struggled to stay running

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  • The so-called play-to-earn game Axie Infinity has seen its total number of daily active users increase by over 233% since the end of June, hitting 900,000 players last month.
  • The platform, developed by game studio Sky Mavis, has grown at such a staggering rate that its server has struggled to keep up, causing several shutdowns in recent weeks.
The NFT-based game has exploded in popularity so quickly its server has struggled to keep up, causing several shutdowns in recent weeks.

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