Virtua Fighter will have its own NFTs
It seemed that the NFT and blockchain worlds They had gone out of style in the world of videogames, and yet this weekend we found two news related to them, something that many players probably don’t like too much.
Today the news is that the creator of Virtua FighterYu Suzukiis working with the company OASYX for create a total of 1000 NFTs based on the saga of fighting titles that will be available in a few months and that will be used as avatars in the “future of the metaverse.”
“This NFT series will include 11 of the characters of the first three Virtua Fighter games,” says an OASYX official after making the announcement official. “The NFTs will serve as the basis for the avatars of a future metaverse.”
The curious thing is that even though SEGA is actually the owner of the IP of Virtua Fighter seems not to be actively related with the project, so he may have simply given them free rein in exchange for certain royalties to make money without actively entering a sector that has been heavily criticized by players.
As for his own Yu Suzuki, was the director of the saga from 1993 to the end of 2000 and assures that through this new work “supervising the development of the unique vision of the world of OASEX I am delighted to combine NFT and blockchain technologies with three titles from the Virtua Fighter series to create new entertainment for a wide range of fans of their games”.
Sony is also interested in NFTs
The news of this upcoming NFT collection comes to us a day after we learned that Sony continues to explore the possibility of entering this sector as well publishing this week a patent for using and exchanging NFTs between various video games and platforms.