Tim Sweeney has been open on social networks to games that make use of blockchain technology.
In the last times interchangeable NFTs and non-tangible files in general, they have been living a popularity roller coaster, have been presented in various ways, some as images or GIFs, these have a market value and are based on the blockchain technology, just like cryptocurrencies. Legendary companies in the industry like SEGA have joined the sale of these types of products and the reactions of the public have been diverse.
We will welcome innovation in the areas of technology and financeTim Sweeney, Founder of Epic GamesWhile blockchain technology looks promising and a breakthrough with endless possibilities, many users are reluctant to the use of them and they distrust the doors that open with this market and the direct and indirect impact that these products can have. In the midst of this controversy, Steam has stepped forward to position itself against blockchain technology.
The measures by Valve have been blunt, forbidding the use of blockchain technology in the games of your store. Valve’s motives, as collected Games Industry, have to do with the fact that Steam does not allow hosting on its platform items that have real value, and games developed with blockchain technology would allow the use and exchange of cryptocurrencies and NFT.
In the meantime, Tim sweeney has responded on their social networks to an article by The Verge in which they talked about Epic is open to the blockchain in its games. Sweeney has responded by ensuring that as long as they comply with the relevant legislation and are correctly classified by age, “will welcome to innovation in the areas of technology and finance “.
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