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Instant Backlash as Sony Asks Gamers About Buying NFTs

Instant Backlash as Sony Asks Gamers About Buying NFTs


Sony NFTs Survey

Oh expensive, right here we go once more! Only a few weeks after Sony unveiled its PS Stars loyalty scheme and said that this system’s digital rewards are “undoubtedly not NFTs“, the corporate has been discovered asking gamers whether or not they’d be interested by buying NFTs. You could not make it up.

The query comes by way of a brand new PlayStation survey that is obtainable at Evo 2022 — the large combating recreation occasion that is occurring this weekend (which is now owned and sponsored by Sony). It asks: “Which of the next NFT / Digital Collectibles would you be most interested by buying?” The potential solutions embody Evo-branded, favorite music artists, favorite esports gamers / groups, PlayStation objects, and favorite recreation characters (by way of @snorlaxownz).

Now in fact, it is price remembering that this is only a survey. Large corporations like Sony have to attempt to cowl as many bases as they will, and person suggestions is a vital a part of trying to grasp what persons are at present interested by. This might simply be Sony testing the waters (regardless that it does really feel like the entire NFT bubble has lengthy since burst).

There’s additionally no direct indication that this survey has something to do with the aforementioned PS Stars scheme. Each point out ‘Digital Collectibles’, however this survey seems to be extra common in its objective.

However, the survey is already attracting numerous destructive consideration on social media. The criticism has been just about instant, and it is attainable that Sony should wheel out some sort of assertion on the matter over the approaching days.

What do you make of this? Be happy to let loose a protracted sigh within the feedback part beneath.



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