The president of Sq. Enix hopes that NFTs and blockchain gaming will change into a serious pattern within the gaming trade transferring ahead. Clearly, he couldn’t cover his enthusiasm for the blockchain house within the firm’s new yr’s letter.
Sq. Enix International is a Japanese leisure firm and a mammoth within the gaming trade. Notable merchandise embrace Ultimate Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts. At present, one of many extremely anticipated video games, Forspoken, is offered for pre-orders.
Opening the envelope
The president talked about 3 key areas as the corporate enters 2022: AI, the cloud, and blockchain gaming. Nevertheless, the third space dominated nearly all of the letter. Sq. Enix is not any stranger to the house and has just lately launched their very own NFT assortment.
In his temporary assertion, his final objective is to attain ‘decentralized gaming’. Ideally, this gaming mannequin could have self-sustaining development versus conventional video games. Blockchain gaming permits customers to contribute to its present content material, the place customers are free to precise their creativity inside the sport. Person-generated content material could make the sport extra thrilling for a extra numerous viewers.
He additionally acknowledged the P2E mannequin that exploded in 2021, that includes video games corresponding to Axie Infinity and Wolf Recreation. This mannequin primarily makes use of NFTs to earn financial rewards within the sport. Nevertheless, he understands that their present viewers aren’t inclined to undertake blockchain gaming simply but.
The gaming trade is experiencing speedy modifications because of the development of prolonged actuality. This contains the cloud, 5g, and blockchain know-how. The corporate opines that the metaverse and NFTs are of their infancy, and 2022 will see better adoption.
The total new yr’s letter might be accessed here.