The company wants to maintain an equal experience for players and prevent the appearance of scarce content

Minecraft eliminates the use of in-game NFTs

21.07.2022 - 08:15

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What’s new? Minecraft developers have refused to integrate non-fungible tokens (NFTs) into the game. A statement on July 20 said that blockchain technology will not be allowed in client and server applications, and in-game content cannot be used to create scarce digital assets.

Official statement on the Minecraft website

What other statements have been made? The company stressed that all players should have the same experience, and NFTs contradict this goal by contributing to the creation of scarcity and exclusivity. Furthermore, Minecraft believes that NFTs could cost players who buy them dearly, given the speculative prices and frequent cases of cheating.

As for NFTs already released by various companies not affiliated with Minecraft, the statement says that these projects are not in line with the game’s values.

Earlier, Minecraft developers urged to abandon speculation with digital assets. They said that gaming companies should not create projects that promote artificial scarcity of digital assets and speculation with NFTs.

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