When Square-Enix, one of the world’s most popular game publishers, announced that it was going to launch delves into The World of NFTs – Even with the world of NFTs crashing and burning around it – players were worried about how they would play, and everything from Final Fantasy to uh *check notes* different daily life, can be affected. It turns out that the first steps are dumber than you can imagine.
Square-Enix’s first initial foray into NFTs didn’t start with it Toys, but it Goods, starting with three Final Fantasy VII collectibles in “Bring Arts” pos lineCapable action figures. Sure, Cloud, Tifa, and Aerith had a file Great zillion games before, but these These are actually trying to translate the iconic concept design work directly by Tetsuya Nomura for the original PlayStation game, in 3D format.
They may be more angry given the circumstances, Incredibly cool. It’s kinda amazing Like the art of Nomura Looks, and is presented in complete form, it’s almost like a great mix between Classic polygonal aesthetic, spiky, chunky first playShe was able to in 1997, the most realistic rendition of them we’ve seen in SeventhLast remake. As someone I love FFVII As a kid, I slept away from it, then realized how special it was to play again remakeI’ll buy it in a moment.
Except for the fact that they all come with a “Digital Certificate of Authenticity” which is actually just an NFT. The system requires collectors to sign up for a wallet with the Enjin blockchain network, and there is also a “Digital Plus” version for every number you can get that, for an increased cost, allows you to redeem an NFT that gives you access to 3D replica The look that can be viewed in the real world through the Augmented Reality website. You can’t just buy the same skins—both versions come with NFT. And if you buy the number and simply choose not to register with the wallet, not only will the token still exist for that number in the first place, but you’ll also pay more for absolutely nothing – all FFVII The cost to bring in the arts number is $130, while before that typical editions cost between $85 and $100. That’s too much for something you don’t want!
The silliness of everything or the nonsense of the obligatory symbol itself is one thing, but what This makes it even weirder even more stupid as Square-Enix’s first initial foray into the hypewagon blockchain does so using characters from Final Fantasy VII. it’s a A game about a group of extreme eco-terrorists, Avalanche, and their allies who rise up against the giant Shinra Corporation, who set out to bomb their power plants because they are literally overrun.The harvest of life itself The power of their planet as an energy source, accelerating the rapid decline of the world. Definitely, surely, clearly Seventh go on the way Most RPGs have giant meteors that are summoned to destroy the world and what do you have, but In essence, it is Basically a story about the environment, and people are angry enough with the systems and structures around them to fight to save it.
Cloud, Aerith, and Tifa will tell you to stop wasting your generation and pay NFT where the sun doesn’t shine. Or they do, when these numbers eventually appear in spring 2023. I think you just have to hope that Enjin is still around at that point, which given the current state of the crypto market, might not be exactly the safest guarantee.
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