1.Sony Announces Metaverse Push in Latest Annual Corporate Strategy Meeting
Sony, the global electronics giant, has announced it will take a more focused approach when it comes to metaverse experiences as part of its entertainment strategy. The company that owns the Playstation brand revealed that prior investments in Epic, makers of the Fortnite game, and Bungie, another gaming studio, are part of this new push.
2. eBay has announced the launch of its NFT collection in collaboration with OneOf.
The company is launching 13 limited-edition digital collectibles in partnership with Web3 platform OneOf, each of which contains a 3-D animated rendering of Gretzky making one of his signatures moves on the ice. Under this partnership, eBay combines its global reach and unmatched inventory – and OneOf's eco-conscious Web3 technology – to continue to bring a seamless experience that allows enthusiasts to buy and sell high passion and high value items with confidence.
3. Netflix releases NFT for 'Love, Death + Robots' fans
NFT is available in different episodes of the series, as well as on billboards. Users will be able to scan 9 QR codes to create NFTs that will show up on their OpenSea accounts. This feature is only available to US users through a MetaMask wallet or Coinbase account.The number of tokens is unlimited.
4. Solana Overtakes Ethereum in Daily NFT Trading Volume
The tides are shifting in the NFT space of late. The high-value Ethereum NFT market has seen sinking trading volume the last couple weeks, but Solana NFTs are still growing—and over a 24-hour span from yesterday into this morning, the Solana network yielded more NFT volume than Ethereum’s.
5. NFT game Stepn will block users based in China to comply with the law.
Billed as a “move to earn” game, Stepn lets users buy and trade NFT trainers and in-game cryptocurrency by walking or running in the real world. Players can then convert their in-game earnings to other cryptocurrencies or cash.
6. Polygon partners with Meta to create an NFT platform for Instagram
7. Investing in NFT ticket stubs is likely one of the NBA’s next big crypto ventures
"But with an NFT stub that changes. Let's say a new rookie enters the NBA next season and he turns out to be the next LeBron James. That ticket stub from his first game, as an NFT, the team can put a commission on it - 20 percent or however much, the NBA decides that. In 10 years when it's worth a lot of money, I or whoever owns that NFT, can sell it for say $100,000.
8. OnlyFans founder to launch Zoop, NFT trading card platform
OnlyFans founder Tim Stokely launches Zoop, an NFT trading card platform, with another OnlyFans executive, R.J. Phillips. Having built a $1 billion OnlyFans business, Phillips wants to enter the NFT and web3 space and grow it. Zoop is a decentralized NFT trading card platform running on the Polygon blockchain. From the looks of it, it will be offering celebrity collectible cards for their fans to collect, buy, sell and trade on their marketplace. Zoop is licensed by some celebrities and influencers through their partnerships with media
9. The Sandbox CEO Addresses Concerns Over Land Sale and ‘Social Hierarchy’ in the Metaverse
Mathieu Nouzareth, CEO of blockchain-based virtual world The Sandbox, discusses what sets his company apart from its competitors, addresses concerns over billionaires buying up land in the metaverse and what that means for retail investors in the virtual land boom.
10. World Of Solana NFT Community Trick Their Scammer To Retrieve NFTs
Unfortunate events to place in the Discord channel hack of cross-chain gaming development studio Uncharted NFT. Scammers managed to empty 109 user wallets with 150-plus SOL tokens and 25 World of Solana NFTs. Among the NFTs stolen were three rare and treasured digital collectibles.