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A Complete Guide to Wallets and Withdrawals
DISCLAIMER: The contents of this page are meant for general information purposes only. It is not to be construed as an invitation, inducement, recommendation, offer or solicitation to purchase or sell any crypto. The services and crypto described in this article are not available to users of, and this communication is not intended to be acted upon by users in, certain jurisdictions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, and sanctioned countries. GAMEE reserves the right to adopt technological solutions, including geo-blocking and KYC, to restrict access for users from restricted jurisdictions.

Do I need a wallet to play Arc8?

No. You can enjoy Arc8 without ever setting up a wallet. However, there are situations when you may decide you want to create a wallet:
  • You win rewards in a Lucky Event and if you want to take out the tokens you won, then you will need a wallet.
  • You want to take part in GameFest. This event is a special web3 (blockchain) event, and entry to it requires a GameFest Pass, which is an NFT. Also, rewards in GameFest are cryptocurrencies and NFTs, so you will need a wallet to claim your rewards.

I'm new to wallets/crypto/NFTs – what do I have to do?

Firstly, welcome on board! This FAQ page on wallets will guide you step-by-step through the process of creating your first blockchain wallet and pairing it with Arc8!
This will allow you to withdraw what you've won, or get GMEE that you can use to make purchases in the webshop or buy a GameFest Pass. If you are completely new, the process you will follow will look something like this: Create a personal wallet on MetaMask (Chrome/Firefox) -->Connect your wallet to the Polygon network --> Pair your wallet with Arc8 --> PLAY! Don't worry if that sounds confusing at the moment. Everything you need to do is listed below in this guide, and these three steps are covered in the Beginner's Guide section. But first, let's start with a look at the different kinds of wallets.

What are wallets? What are they used for?

Here are the types of wallets you will see referenced in the Arc8 app, here on the GAMEE Wiki, and elsewhere.
  • Personal Blockchain Wallet This is your personal digital wallet. You can store, trade and manage all your cryptocurrencies and NFTs here. There are many free blockchain wallets you can get, such as MetaMask and TrustWallet. When you create this wallet, you are given a personal key to access it that you should keep somewhere safe, and never reveal to anyone. You can safely connect your personal blockchain wallet to various other places and services as long as you never reveal this personal key to anybody. Think of it as the key to your safe. Blockchain operates on different networks (such as Polygon or Ethereum) and your personal wallet can handle all of it. You can easily bridge (ie. transfer) your cryptocurrency to another network in your wallet. For your reference, Arc8 works on two networks: the Polygon network, where Beast NFTs are kept, and Ethereum, where GMEE is kept. If you want to create your own personal Blockchain Wallet, we recommend MetaMask; the rest of this guide will help you specifically with connecting a MetaMask wallet. (There's more info on creating your own wallet later in this guide!)
  • Arc8 Pay A downside of crypto wallets is they don't always transfer funds immediately. That's why we have Arc8 Pay. Tokens in Arc8 Pay are effectively 'virtual' and are a representation of the GMEE or other tokens that are yours to claim. If you win GMEE or partner tokens in Lucky Events, this is where your funds are stored. When you withdraw funds to your personal wallet, you receive actual tokens of that value.
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Beginner's Guide

Now we understand wallets a little better, and why we need them, we're ready to set up our own wallet, pair it to Polygon and Arc8, and then play! Here are the three steps to take if you want to withdraw what you've earned in the app or buy GMEE.

Step 1: I want to create my first personal blockchain wallet. What do I do?

There are a variety of free personal blockchain wallets on offer, but if you want to follow this guide to set everything up then we suggest getting a MetaMask wallet. However, it's entirely up to you as you can connect and pair many kinds of wallets thanks to Arc8's use of WalletConnect software. But for the sake of simplicity, here's a guide on creating one kind of wallet.
  • Visit MetaMask.io on Chrome or Firefox and follow the steps there to create your wallet. You will be given a key at some point that you should write down somewhere private, ideally in more than one place, and ideally offline or at least encrypted. Don't lose it, and never share this key with anybody for any reason at all.
  • When you have set up your wallet, install the MetaMask extension for your browser. Now you're ready to connect with the Polygon network!

Step 2: How do I connect my personal MetaMask wallet with the Polygon network?

If you've successfully set up your personal wallet on MetaMask, then well done, you're almost finished. The final step before pairing your wallet to Arc8 Pay is to pair your wallet with the Polygon network. Don't worry – it's an easy process. Here's what you have to do:
  • If you don't already have the MetaMask extension for your browser (Firefox or Google Chrome), get that first on the MetaMask website.
  • In the MetaMask extension, click on the tab that says Main Ethereum Network.
  • Scroll down and click Add Network.
  • Enter the following details:
  • Click Save and you're done! Now you're ready to pair it with Arc8 Pay!
  • Note that transactions on the Polygon network require MATIC, which will be used as a "gas fee". You won't need a lot, and you can buy it on Binance and get discounts on trading fees.

Step 3: How do I pair my personal wallet with Arc8 Pay?

  • Go to arc8.com and log in to your Arc8 account.
  • Where it says 'Connected wallet', click pair. Or, use the WalletConnect option and connect and pair your personal wallet. Note it is important to make sure you pair the wallet (not only connect) in order to receive partner tokens or NFTs earned in Lucky Events or GameFest, as otherwise we cannot see your wallet address.
  • If not using WalletConnect, you will be asked to provide the address of your connected wallet. If you are using a browser extension (such as the Metamask extension on Firefox), a notification window will pop up asking you to digitally sign it to give permission to pair it. (Note that this may open in a small window in the background or another tab.)
  • When you have given permission, your wallet will be paired and you will be able to transfer funds between Arc8 Pay and your wallet in either direction!
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How do I buy GMEE?

You can buy GMEE on Ethereum using a number of exchanges.
For a comprehensive list, take a look here on where to buy GMEE for your personal wallet.

How do I withdraw GMEE from Arc8 Pay to my wallet?

  • Navigate to the the wallet section of the Arc8 application, and click withdraw. This button has a small arrow icon. You will be asked to give your wallet address and can then withdraw it. However, there are three important things to remember:
  1. 1.
    Make sure the wallet address you provide is for your personal wallet–– some wallets (eg. Kucoin) will not recognize GMEE and it will be impossible – or at least extremely difficult – to get it back. If you have accidentally sent your GMEE to a custodial wallet that does not recognize it, contact that organization's customer support.
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    Make sure that your personal wallet supports the Polygon network.* (You may want to first follow the guide above on 'How do I pair my wallet with the Polygon network?') If you send GMEE to a wallet that does not support Polygon, it may be lost forever.
  3. 3.
    There is a minimum withdrawal of 10 GMEE and a cost of 5 GMEE. There is also a 24-hour processing time. You can check the status of your withdrawal in the wallet section of the Arc8 app, where a timer displays how long is left of the 24-hour wait time.
*GMEE will soon migrate from Polygon to Ethereum. You will be able to swap your tokens to Ethereum. More details here soon.

Can I send GMEE from Arc8 Pay to my personal wallet?

Yes. Navigate to the wallet section of the Arc8 app and click 'Withdraw' on your Arc8 Pay wallet. This option will only be visible if you have funds in that wallet. You can then enter the address of your personal wallet and send it there. Alternatively, you can do this on app.gamee.com by logging in to your account, click 'Withdraw' on the Arc8 wallet section and entering the address of your personal wallet.

How can I see/withdraw other tokens that I have in my Arc8 Pay?

As Arc8 is sometimes host to Token Takeovers, where you can win our partners' tokens in tournaments, you may have other tokens (REVV, QUICK, MATIC, etc.) in your Arc8 Pay wallet. Here is how to see your balance in those tokens, and how to withdraw them to your personal wallet: To see your other token balance:
  • Go to the wallet section of the Arc8 app.
  • Tap the number that indicates your Arc8 Pay balance.
  • You will now have the option to see what other token balances you have in the Arc8 Pay wallet.
To withdraw other tokens:
  • Follow the same process as you would for withdrawing GMEE. However, when you are on the screen where you select how much you want to withdraw, click the small arrow next to your GMEE balance and choose another token before you click withdraw. It is recommended that you send partner tokens to your personal wallet; not your Arc8 Wallet.
Disclaimer: The content of this page is meant for general information purposes only. It is not to be construed as an invitation, inducement, recommendation, offer or solicitation to purchase or sell any crypto. The services and crypto described on this page are not available to users of, and this communication is not intended to be acted upon by users in, certain jurisdictions, including US, UK and sanctioned countries. GAMEE reserves the right to adopt technological solutions, including geo-blocking and KYC, to restrict access for users from restricted jurisdictions.