As more publishers are beginning to experiment with - and quickly drop - NFTs in their games and business plans, a recent report states that most developers are not fond of them or blockchain technology in general.
As per Eurogamer, the latest GDC State Of The Game Industry survey shows 70 percent of the developers polled have no interest in NFTs. 72 percent of the respondents do not want to be involved in cryptocurrency as a whole, which suggests the future of gaming probably doesn't revolve around the blockchain after all.
Game Developers Little Interest in NFTs, GDC Survey Shows
One of the respondents who voted for no interest in NFTs and crypto explained their reasoning for opposing the technology:
"I think it is a tech looking for a purpose," they said. "People will be interested in it as a gamble to make money, but there's not enough of a public demand for it to be an actual currency."
Late in 2021, Ubisoft announced its own NFT venture called Quartz. This is in partnership with Tezos which is a blockchain that uses "exceedingly less energy to operate than Proof-of-Work blockchains such as Bitcoin or Ethereum". Make sure to follow us for more gaming news and updates as it happens.
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