NFTs Are ‘A Financial Scam’, Says Indie Marketplace Itch.io

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Fuck NFTs

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While some publishers like Ubisoft push right ahead with NFTs, regardless of how their own workers feel about it, and others like EA are prepared to half-ass their way through the fad, one video game marketplace has come out and issued one of the most welcome statements I’m yet to see from within the industry.

Posting over the weekend, itch.io, the global marketplace for indie games, said that “A few have asked about our stance on NFTs”, and elaborated with:

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 we ask that please reevaluate your life choices.

Peace ✌️

Hell yeah. It’s so obvious a thing to say that we shouldn’t need to be drawing attention to this, because NFTS are a scam. That’s not a belief, or a hypothesis, it’s literally the foundation they are built…

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