After being hit by negative reception and an overwhelming number of dislikes on YouTube, Ubisoft removed the Quartz NFT announcement video.
Since the announcement of the Quartz NFT promotion, Ubisoft has become popular on social media for a multitude of reasons. That negative reaction has now led to the announcement video being removed from YouTube.
According to the Chronicle of Video Games, Ubisoft Quartz NFT Video Announcement has received many negative reactions. Even if YouTube is no longer publicly disclosing the number of dislikes, VGC can still determine it based on the number of video interactions, the video announcing the upcoming Quartz NFT collection Ghost Recon: Breakpoint The rate of dislike is over 90%.
Ubisoft is planning to give away its first three NFT items to players who have been logged into the game for hours. Ubisoft explains that the move to add NFT is a way to make players “stakeholders” and sees its Digits as a way to reward players with valuable assets. playing Ghost Recon: Breakpoint. Ubisoft also claims that their method of creating and storing NFTs is based on Tezos, a more “environmentally friendly” blockchain system. However, Ubisoft’s larger fan base reacted to the move with staggering negatives, with the video being reported as being 96% disliked; about 22,000 dislikes to more than 1000 likes. The VGC states that a deleted video is still viewable, but only if individuals have a link to it.
NFT is a controversial topic in the video game space. At best, it is seen as a shady practice to privatize digital collections and the importance of production. At worst, NFT is sometimes seen as theft in the name of trendy blockchain buzzwords and a dangerous commitment to the environment. Many high-end video game numbers have influenced the NFT in the game. Geoff Keighley dismissed the NFT-related stance during the 2021 Game Awards. Phil Spencer spoke negatively about them, and Steam banned blockchain games from its store.
However, game companies are looking at more than offering NFTs like Neopets, Sega and Gamestop among others is considering offering NFT. Ubisoft enters that space to provide NFT for Ghost Recon: Breakpoint gear is seen not only as a desperate attempt to make that game more noticeable after its dismal release, but also a throwaway gamble by the company to conceal the practice of a game that has limited success.
It also raises the question: What will happen to the locked NFTs Ghost Recon: Breakpoint when Ubisoft decide to close those online servers in the future? Even the most popular online multiplayer games are not immune to the possibility of shutting down their online services as time goes on. Ubisoft doesn’t appear to be backing down from its foray into the NFT, but it also doesn’t address the backlash.
The source: Chronicles of video games
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