How do Claims work?


How do Claims work?

You know how when you go to an arcade you have to put a coin into a game before you can play and earn tickets? 🎟

Claims 🍪 are simply our version of “tokens in an arcade” with a few key improvements:

The first is that on Playbite, you get claims for free! Every day, your account gets refilled up to 25 claims. You can claim 25 times, 3 times, or 0 times that day… no matter what, the next day, you’ll get refilled back up to 25, and so on.

This is great, because you get to play a healthy amount of times and earn tickets daily without having to pay or anything like that!

The second improvement is that unlike regular arcades, you choose WHEN you want to trade 1 claim 🍪 for the tickets you produced in that game 🎟.

In other words, you can make sure you only spend your claims on scores you’re happy with, and don’t waste claims on games where you lost immediately, got a distracted, or dropped your phone!

Why are claims necessary?

We’d love nothing more than to let you play games and earn tickets infinitely, but it’s simply not possible.

We used to do that in the past and we saw an incredibly unhealthy amount of time being spent on the app. We care about you – our users – and wish to regulate how much we should all play daily to protect our mental health! We’d rather everyone play a few minutes every day forever than play 4 hours a day for a week and then burn yourself out.

We also need claims to control our platform’s economy. Claims help ensure we have a healthy ecosystem where prize costs aren’t ballooning out of control! With claims, everyone is on a leveled playing field, and no one can unhealthily grind or cheat the system!

Diego Kafie is the CEO and co-founder of Playbite. Playbite is a mobile arcade where users can play a wide variety of fun and simple games, earn tickets for playing, and redeem those tickets for all kinds of fun prizes!