Square Enix Embraces NFTs In New Year’s Letter – Disappoints Everyone – Metro

2022 has barely began and Sq. Enix has upset its followers by saying plans to become involved with NFTs.

Regardless of their notorious, if not outright poisonous, popularity, it appears increasingly online game corporations are welcoming NFTs with open arms. Ubisoft introduced its personal Ubisoft Quartz NFTs and Sq. Enix is able to do one thing comparable.

In a letter published to the company’s website on New Yr’s Day, Sq. Enix president Yosuke Matsuda wrote in regards to the potential of NFTs and blockchain know-how, which he sees as new main developments price pursuing.

He's absolutely conscious of the complaints directed in the direction of NFTs and even acknowledges that their detractors type the bulk, however he affords a much more optimistic tackle their implementation and sees the idea of play-to-earn as one thing that may solely enhance video games.

‘I realise that some individuals who ‘play to have enjoyable’ and who presently type nearly all of gamers have voiced their reservations towards these new developments, and understandably so,’ says Matsuda.

‘Nonetheless, I imagine that there might be a sure variety of individuals whose motivation is to ‘play to contribute,’ by which I imply to assist make the sport extra thrilling. Conventional gaming has supplied no specific incentive to this latter group of individuals, who have been motivated strictly by such inconsistent private emotions as goodwill and volunteer spirit.

‘This reality is just not unrelated to the restrictions of present UGC (user-generated content material).

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