Can one of the fastest video game characters speed up the Metaverse and NFT markets?This is SEGA SAMMY HOLDINGS SGAMY Sonic the Hedgehog and other characters are planning to grow the Metaverse.
What happened: Sega launches a five-year plan called “Super Games” that will bring new titles “beyond the traditional gaming framework.”
Sega has launched AAA titles and Arco has incorporated Web3 elements that may contain non-fungible tokens.
“Expanding into new areas such as cloud gaming and NFTs is a natural extension of the future of gaming,” said Sega Producer. Masayoshi Kikuchi Said.
Kikuchi also hinted that some of the “super game” plans could lead to the launch of Sega’s own Metaverse initiative.
The “Super Game” plan has developed several titles, many of which are interactive titles.
According to Kikuchi, in order for the title to be the material of “Super Game”, it must meet four criteria.
- Released at the same time all over the world
- Triple A title (one of the most popular in the world)
Sega has announced plans to launch an NFT in April 2021 in collaboration with blockchain developer doublejump.tokyo.
In January 2022, SEGA also registered the trademark “SEGA NFT”, showing the possibility of entering the growth field.
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Important reason: The move from Sega comes from enjoying the successful box office of “Sonic the Hedgehog 2”. Paramount Global Para PARAA..Sega also has the next Sonic show Netflix Inc NFXL..
Box office revenue, new streaming shows, and Sonic’s overall successful brand awareness have made him a good first entry into the NFT space by the company.
Exploring NFT spaces, Sega is following several other major video game companies. Ubisoft Entertainment UBSFY Last year, we announced plans to introduce in-game NFTs. The company also announced further pushes to NFTs and the Metaverse through a partnership with the Rabbids brand. sandbox Sand / USD..
SGAMY Price Action: Sega Sammy Holdings shares closed at $ 18.25 on Thursday, up 1.39% from the 52-week range of $ 2.96 to $ 4.79, according to Benzinga Pro.