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Ubisoft pursues NFT initiative with aleph.im following fan backlash

Earlier this year, gaming giant Ubisoft joined the aleph.im network as a personnel waterworks node operator without the blockchain-based storage and computing startup became a part of Ubisoft’s Entrepreneurs Lab. On Tuesday, aleph.im spoken that it will offer a decentralized storage solution for Ubisoft Quartz in order to remoter incorporate nonfungible tokens (NFTs) into Ubisoft’s AAA games.

Players will be worldly-wise to reap dynamic NFTs tabbed Digits on Quartz that will be used in Ubisoft’s Tom Clancy Ghost Recon Breakpoint game. Players can use Digits in-game and can moreover put them on sale on Rarible and Objkt marketplaces for others to buy. The metadata and the history of the item will be publicly available.

Aleph.im’s technology enables players to see the names and achievements of previous item owners, as well as item descriptions and videos. The advantages of aleph.im’s system includes securely storing the NFT metadata on a fully decentralized storage network of over 70 nodes, permitting all NFT ownership to be tracked on the Tezos blockchain. 

Ubisoft and aleph.im requirement they are working together to rencontre traditionally static NFTs and enable the megacosm of dynamic NFTs with metadata that evolves as they transfer from player to player. 

Didier Genevois, Ubisoft’s blockchain technical director, said players need to unquestionably own their Digit in order to fulfill the technology’s promise. “Aleph.im’s role was key in towers this experiment by permitting us to decentralize the storage of the Digits’ video windfall and metadata,” he said.

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Cointelegraph previously reported on the saltate that Ubisoft received when it first spoken its foray into NFTs. The Ghost Reckon polity was not entirely happy with what they deemed a “cash grab.” Ubisoft’s response is to pivot to dynamic NFTs with the help of aleph.im to ease their players’ concerns.

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