‘NFTs are a scam’, says indie game marketplace itch.io

Never one to mince words, indie game storefront itch.io has come out strongly against NFTs in a Twitter thread that begins, “A few have asked about our stance on NFTs: NFTs are a scam. If you think they are legitimately useful for anything other than the exploitation of creators, financial scams, and the destruction of the planet the[n] we ask that [you] please reevaluate your life choices.”

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This stands in stark contrast to the position of Ubisoft, which announced it would begin selling NFTs in games beginning with Ghost Recon: Breakpoint as part of a scheme called Ubisoft Quartz. You’ll soon be able to buy game-related NFTs from GameStop’s new NFT marketplace as well.