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Ubisoft Quartz shows the boring reality of video game NFTs

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

NFT evangelists have a great elevator pitch for the tech, but Ubisoft Quartz shows that the reality is much less appealing.
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Ubisoft launches NFT-focused service called Ubisoft Quartz

Ubisoft launches NFT-focused service called Ubisoft Quartz

1 month ago   |   By Digital Trends

Ubisoft's first foray into NFTs will be cosmetics coming to Ghost Recon: Breakpoint.
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Ubisoft is bringing NFT gear to Ghost Recon

Ubisoft is bringing NFT gear to Ghost Recon

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge
Ubisoft is officially getting into NFTs. On Tuesday, the company announced a new platform, Ubisoft Quartz , where it will offer NFTs that it's calling Digits. The Digits will be available first as in-game items like vehicles, weapons, and equipment in Ghost Recon Breakpoint in beta on Windows beginning later this week, according to a press release .
NFTs, or non-fungible tokens , are unique digital goods that can be bought or sold with ownership tracked on the blockchain. NFTs are becoming an increasingly popular way to attempt to add value to...
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Ubisoft Quartz: Announce Trailer | Playable NFTs!

Ubisoft Quartz: Announce Trailer | Playable NFTs!

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

The Beta of Ubisoft Quartz, the first playable NFTs designed by the Ubisoft Strategic Innovation lab, is coming to Ghost Recon Breakpoint!
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Ubisoft's First NFTs Are Like Steam's Marketplace On The Blockchain

Ubisoft's First NFTs Are Like Steam's Marketplace On The Blockchain

1 month ago   |   By GameSpot

After alluding to it earlier this year, Ubisoft has announced its first project within the Non-Fungible Token ecosystem, titled Ubisoft Quartz. Quartz will wrap up in-game cosmetics into their own NFT's, each of which will have a unique serial number and history of owners. These items, called Digits, can then be freely traded between players for agreed-upon prices, with a natural economy forming around these transactions and the scarcity of items. If this sounds familiar, it should, as it's essentially what Valve has been doing with the Steam Marketplace and games like Counter-Strike...
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Ubisoft bringing in-game NFTs to Ghost Recon Breakpoint - CNET

1 month ago   |   By CNET

In the biggest example of a gaming company embracing blockchain technology, Ubisoft is also creating its own NFT platform in Quartz.
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Ubisoft adding NFTs to Ghost Recon

1 month ago   |   By GamesIndustry

Beta test of publisher's blockchain initiative will let players have cosmetic items with serial numbers
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Ubisoft Could Reconsider Its New NFTs If Environmental Impacts Aren't Solved

1 month ago   |   By IGN

Ubisoft has today announced Ubisoft Quartz, its first blockchain-powered NFT system. But while NFTs are a source of excitement for some, many are concerned about their environmental impact due to the energy consumption they require. Ubisoft says that it has chosen an energy efficient system for Quartz, but has told IGN that it will reconsider the project if the blockchain ecosystem proves to be unsustainable. Talking to IGN ahead of the Ubisoft Quartz announcement, Nicolas Pouard, VP of Ubisoft's Strategic Innovation Lab, said: “That's a first step for us. If we see cannot go , if it's not...
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Ubisoft is now selling NFTs because things weren't bad enough

Ubisoft is now selling NFTs because things weren't bad enough

1 month ago   |   By Windows Central

Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is the first Ubisoft game to receive these NFTs.
What you need to know
Ubisoft is introducing NFTs, or Non-Fungible Tokens, into its games for the first time.
These NFTs are on a platform called Ubisoft Quartz and are available now in beta form.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint is the first game to use these NFTs.
Publisher Ubisoft is introducing purchaseable NFTs, or Non-Fungible Tokens, in the form of Ubisoft Quartz. Ubisoft Quartz is launching in beta form on Tuesday, with Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Breakpoint being the first game to receive these NFTs, which...
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Ubisoft Introduces Quartz, A Platform For Playable NFTs

Ubisoft Introduces Quartz, A Platform For Playable NFTs

1 month ago   |   By GameInformer

Ubisoft has announced its first step into bringing NFTs and blockchain technology into its games with the beta release of the Ubisoft Quartz platform. Starting on December 9, 12, and 15, Ghost Recon Breakpoint for PC will receive the first round of Digits, Ubisoft's name for playable, in-game NFTs.
Quartz is a mobile app that will facilitate the connection between the goods in your digital wallets and Ubisoft's games that will use the NFT cosmetics called Digits. It's considered a test of the technology right now, but eventually, Ubisoft's goal is to have these Digits move from game to...
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