Let’s KISS and Make Web3 Gaming Wallets Great

Let’s KISS and Make Web3 Gaming Wallets Great

Let’s KISS and Make Web3 Gaming Wallets Great

KISS of course means “Keep it simple, stupid”, a concept that is or should be used in design for all industries. The idea is in the name — make things simple enough so they’re easy to understand. If a process is unnecessarily complex, people will shy away from your business. It’s that…simple. This is currently a major problem in the burgeoning Web3 gaming industry.

What we’ve always called the internet is now increasingly being called Web2. Companies provide services and content, and in return users provide personal information. Think social media. Web3, on the other hand, allows users to own their own information. This is thanks to blockchain technology. The entire concept of Web3 is that it is decentralized, meaning that there is no one specific server, company, or entity controlling all the data like in Web2. How can you possibly access and benefit from what Web3 has to offer? With a Web3 wallet.

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A Web3 wallet allows you to literally own your profile in a Web3 game, including your specific avatar. Using cryptocurrencies, you can spend real money in a game, and earn money. Most Web3 games act as a stock market that’s shrouded in fun, as well as various themes. You can buy and even create virtual land, create artwork, and more. This would all be in the form of NFTs, which are linked to various blockchains. Your Web3 wallet is the equivalent of a passport to this metaverse.

The problem is that as the metaverse is still so very young, Web3 wallets are far from their final, easily usable version. In other words, none of them know how to KISS, and it seems their developers don’t know, either. Overcoming the Web3 wallet is the biggest hurdle for would-be Web2 gamers who would like to try something new.

What Exactly Are Web3 Wallets?

Crypto wallets connect you to the blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Web3 wallets connect you to Web3 games, and any assets you hold there, in addition to what crypto wallets do. Both enable you to enact transactions. There are now so many Web3 games on so many blockchains with so many in-game currencies (called tokens) that it’s no wonder Web2 gamers have a difficult time making the transition. No one seems to be keeping it simple, and this is, for lack of a better word, stupid.

That said, there are in fact many good crypto and Web3 wallets that allow users to access their NFTs and other digital assets. However, most of them don’t work across all games, or even blockchains, making it difficult for regular gamers and non-crypto natives to make the switch from Web2.

A further hindrance is that many Web2 gamers find the learning curve too complex to grasp because they just don’t really understand how blockchains and NFTs work. If something is too complex but can be made simpler, then it should be made simpler. In other words, having easy-to-use wallets is the most important step to making the adoption of Web3 gaming more user-friendly. A better onboarding experience unquestionably provides a better overall user experience.

Let’s take a quick look at five Web3 wallets and what they offer, before we take a look at the top five things gamers need in Web3 wallets.

Five Web3 Wallets and What They Offer


Rainbow is “a fun, simple, and secure Ethereum wallet that makes managing your assets a joy.” It’s centered on design and aims to remove as much technical know-how as possible from transactions, making the purchase of a thousand-dollar NFT no more complex than ordering an Uber.

What you should know about Rainbow:

Good user experience with a slick interface; Uniswap is available so users can “swap, provide liquidity, or simply browse through the Uniswap exchange”; Works with Ethereum Naming Service (ENS); Only works with the Ethereum network and Ethereum-based assets.


Enkrypt is a “multi-chain crypto browser extension wallet” created by MEW. It lets you “hold, buy, send, receive, and swap tokens, manage your NFTs, and access Web3 apps across multiple blockchains.” Built with the support of the Web3 Foundation, Enkrypt is an open-source, non-custodial wallet described as powerful, and easy to use.

What you should know about Enkrypt:

Works on multiple blockchains like all Ethereum-based EVM chains, Polkadot, Substrate chains, and there’s more to come; Lets users create new wallets or restore/recover existing wallets; Opens doors to the Web3 world as users can easily access their Web3 apps, NFTs, and other digital assets; Supports multiple cryptocurrencies.


Phantom’s goal is to make it easy and safe for users “to store, buy, send, receive, swap tokens and collect NFTs on the Solana blockchain”. It’s a browser extension wallet that lets users “traverse the Solana ecosystem” and use all their favorite Solana apps.

What you should know about Phantom:

Easy-to-use interface with simple navigation; Can connect to a hardware wallet; Features a built-in swap; Only works with the Solana blockchain for now, with more to come; “Some Phantom wallets were the victim of a Solana wallets hack.”

Trust Wallet

The official crypto wallet of Binance, Trust is a multi-chain wallet with a browser extension. It provides a “gateway to thousands of Web3 dApps” and allows users to fully control their digital assets, including NFTs. Trust supports 65 blockchains and allows “access to over 4.5 million crypto assets”.

What you should know about Trust:

Works on 65 different blockchains; Said to be the most trusted and secure crypto wallet; Widely recognized with over 5 million users; Simple onboarding with no “Know Your Customer” (KYC) confirmation required; Limited customer support.

Superb Wallet

Superb Wallet is a cross-chain wallet made by gamers, for gamers. Its gaming-oriented wallet offers Web3 game discovery, one-click asset purchases, and more. It’s also chain-agnostic, meaning that Superb Wallet supports a multitude of blockchains and digital assets — from Ethereum-based networks and NFTs to Solana, WAX, ImmutableX, and many others.

Gamers and being “gaming first” are a priority for Superb, and they aim to make Web3 technology accessible — no, simple — for regular gamers.

What you should know about Superb Wallet:

Chain-agnostic, supporting the majority of chains that games use; Web3 game metadata implementation for better game discovery; Gamer ID & SSO for simple gamer profile creation and login; Integrated with Superb’s gaming platform and in-game wallets via Superb SDK; Easiest wallet onboarding; Simple on/off-ramp and purchases/transactions of game assets.

Top Five Things Gamers Need in Web3 Wallets Gaming First

Gamers want quick access to an extensive catalog of games that they can start playing right away without having to worry about connecting their wallet to buy assets or in-game transactions. Not only should Web3 wallets provide gamers with easy access to their NFTs, cryptocurrencies and digital assets, these wallets should be dedicated to gaming first!

This is an absolutely critical need that Superb is solving. Superb’s comprehensive Web3 game portal, along with its browser extension wallet, helps guarantee players that they can start playing their favorite games without worrying that their wallets will get disconnected, because everything is connected via their Superb gamer ID.

Easy user experience

Gamers need wallets with an intuitive interface, as it makes for a better and simpler user experience. Gamers don’t want to waste time figuring out how to get tokens or NFTs or where to check their balances while they’re also trying to play.

Superb’s browser extension wallet, in-game wallet and mobile wallet come with a sleek, easy-to-understand interface. Users can buy and sell NFTs directly using their connected wallet. At the same time, seamless and automatic network selection happens in the background so users can immediately see the value of their wallet and assets.

Simple onboarding

Gamers want to play, and not waste time setting up their accounts. That’s why wallets should offer a simple onboarding procedure with secure single sign-on (SSO) two-factor authentication (2FA) protection — all of which can be done with a browser extension. This way, users won’t have to duplicate their KYC or personal details each time they want to play a new Web3 game. This is precisely how Superb is set up.


If something can be automated, then why not automate it? With all the technology we have today, Web3 wallets could definitely offer automation. For example:

Automatic wallet creation behind the scenes so keys don’t have to be written down; Automatic game asset exchanges and transactions based on gamer needs; Automatic currency conversion when rates favor the gamer.


Last but certainly not least, gamers need to be able to play without worrying whether their digital assets are safe and secure. While gamers should never give out their private keys, Web3 wallets should also have a robust security setup (e.g. with 2FA) to help prevent hacks and protect against scams.

The Future of Web3 Gaming

There are an estimated three billion people who play video games each year in our world. Most of these are on consoles or Web2. The biggest impediment to the Web3 gaming industry is Web3 wallets, and the stigma associated with them. If these wallets are made as simple as popping a cartridge into a slot, Web3 gaming could potentially be one of the largest, fastest-growing industries in the world. Definitely in the metaverse. So let’s KISS, and say hello to the future of gaming, together.

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