Octo Gaming releases the game “DROP OUT!” in collaboration with Degenerate Ape Academy

Octo Gaming
5 min readJan 31, 2023

Octo Gaming is proud to announce the release of its brand new game, “DROP OUT!”, available only in the Octo app, in partnership with the Solana NFT Collection Degenerate Ape Academy.

This exciting new 2D runner game features a gorilla as the main character, running away from the Director of the Academy in a thrilling jungle setting.

The game is designed to be easy to play, with simple swipe gestures used to control the gorilla, allowing players to jump or slide to avoid obstacles and enemies.

The game is a 1VS1 against another player. The player performing the best score wins. The score is calculated based on the distance run by the gorilla and the items collected during the run.

Thomygrinta1 just matched against Dododo on Drop Out

Players will also be able to use their Octos NFTs to unlock new in-game functionalities and content, making the game more immersive and fun. It’s the first game Octo Gaming has developped in collaboration with another Blue Chip NFT collection. The next game in partnership with another collection will be announcing soon.

This is an exciting development for Octo Gaming and a real opportunity for NFT’s collections. Indeed, the company allows NFT collections to get an attractive and additional utility for their NFTs, entertain the community and NFT holders and above all make the collection visible to dozens of thousands of mobile gamers.

To give you a better idea of what to expect when playing “DROP OUT!”, we’ve included some gameplays.

The Academy & Jungle Setting

The game takes place in a jungle setting, with lush green vegetation, and obstacles such as spikes, holes, PoliceApes, and many more to avoid, set randomly at each game. The background music and sound effects also add to the jungle atmosphere, making the game more immersive. The player start by leaving the Academy and run into the forest.

The Gorilla Character

The gorilla character is the main protagonist of the game, and players will control it using simple swipe gestures to jump or slide.

The gorilla is designed in hommage to the entire DAA NFT Collection, and players will feel invested in helping the gorilla escape the Director of the Academy.

The Gameplay

The gameplay of “DROP OUT!” is fast-paced and challenging, with a variety of obstacles and enemies to avoid. Players will need to use quick reflexes and strategy to outrun the Director of the Academy and collect as many items as possible to increase their score.

In-game Bonuses

Collecting Bananas add +5 points to your score, Collecting Toilet paper add +20 points to your score. One of the most exciting features of the game is the ability to collect beers, which will make the gorilla invincible for a few seconds, just like the star power-up in the classic game Mario.

Forest traps

To enter properly in the toboggan, you need to slide down with your finger at the enter side. Missing it will grant you a “Game Over”. Spades will grant you a direct “Game Over” when your Gorilla touch them, even slightly.

Forests Elements

Touching a barrel will make it explode, granting you again a “Game Over”. In the following screenshot, your Gorilla is still under the beer effect, making him forget the pain. Vines help you jump further to another platform, avoiding the hole underneath..

The Octos NFTs

Octo NFT holders will be able to unlock new in-game functionalities and content. These may include new powers for the gorilla, such as increased speed or jumping ability, or new items to collect. This will add an extra layer of depth to the game, and give players a reason to continue collecting NFTs. The in-game power of this game linked to NFTs will be released in the coming weeks.

On behalf of the entire Octo Community, we would like to extend our warmest thanks to Degenerate Ape Academy for their collaboration on the exciting new game “DROP OUT!”. The partnership has allowed us to bring a thrilling new gaming experience to our players, and we’re thrilled with the response so far. We look forward to continuing our partnership with DAA Team and bringing more exciting new games to our players in the future.

We are also excited to announce that we are working on another new game in partnership with another Blue Chip collection on the Solana blockchain.

We can’t reveal the name of the collection yet, but we can say that it will bring a whole new level of excitement and depth to our games. Stay tuned for more updates on this exciting new partnership and game in the coming weeks.

Don’t miss out on this exciting new game and start collecting The Octos NFTs today!

About Degen Ape Academy

Degenerate Ape Academy is a unique community of 10,000 apes that promotes friendship, crayon eating, and general mischief. The academy aims to provide utility to its students, and is constantly expanding and improving. The academy provides a space for apes to connect with others, share their interests, and explore new ideas. And with a wide range of offerings, including games, activities, and events, there’s always something new and exciting happening at Degenerate Ape Academy.

But the academy is more than just a place to have fun. By minting a Degenerate Ape NFT, you gain access to a wide range of benefits and perks, including exclusive content, discounts, and early access to new features and services.

What is Octo?

Octo Gaming is a competitive social gaming platform with 3 million downloads available for free download on the Apple App Store & Google Play Store that enables users to monetize their time spent playing video games: https://app.adjust.com/v0vyxul.

Already 6 games are available on the app with over 1 million matches played per month, allowing players to earn real life prizes offered by brand partners and cryptocurrencies playing competitive mini-games.

The team has partnered with 30+ major web 2 brands (Lenovo, Logitech, DXRacer) and blue chip NFT collections. Octo Gaming has the ambition to become the major hub for hyper casual Play and Earn games.

Here is some key figures about Octo Gaming:

  • 3 million downloads worldwide
  • Daily Active Users: 30K
  • Monthly Active Users: 300K
  • 50 million matches played by the users on the app

Download Octo Now on IOS & ANDROID and play Drop Out : https://app.adjust.com/v0vyxul

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