With the NFT space receiving a massive adoption, every industry including gaming, sport, engineering, arts etc., sees it as an opportunity to dive into the apace. Arecently Konami launched its own NFT collection.
Konami Endorsed a Collection of NFTs to Commemorate the 35th Anniversary
According to an announcement on January 4, Konami announced a collection of NFTs to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Castlevania series.
The company plans to auction 14 different works of art from the franchise via the Opensea NFT marketplace, from January 12th.
The company in a statement stated that Konami Memorial NFT is a new initiative to share content that has been loved by gamers around the world for many years.
“As the company’s first project in this area and with NFTs and blockchain technology in its infancy, Konami will continue to explore new developments and listen to player feedback following this initial collection.”
Gaming Companies involved in the NFT Space
Konami is the latest in a line of companies to recently launch NFT. Square Enix President Yosuke Matsuda stated in his New Year’s address that blockchain technology will become the company’s “key strategic issue” this year.
Last month, Ubisoft announced its new NFT platform, Ubisoft Quartz, but it was criticized by employees, with some employees calling the news confusing and disturbing.
Back in October, Valve announced that it would not allow blockchain and NFT games to be released on Steam, and Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, confirmed that the Epic Games Store is open to this trend.