Ubisoft has indicated its plans to halt lively growth on Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint means it will not be releasing extra NFTs for the shooter.
Yesterday, the French writer revealed Breakpoint will not be receiving further updates or future content material, however uncared for to say how that might have an effect on the corporate’s NFT plans.
For context, Breakpoint served as a testing floor for Ubisoft’s controversial Quartz platform, with the corporate promoting NFTs — branded as “Digits” — as collectables and in-game cosmetics starting from automobiles and weapons to items of apparatus.
In an announcement posted on the Ubisoft Quartz web site (through GamesIndusty.biz), Ubisoft has recommended it will not be creating further Breakpoint NFTs and thanked gamers for backing the scheme.
“You personal a chunk of the sport and have left your mark in its historical past. Keep tuned for extra updates with options to the platform and future drops coming with different video games,” reads the assertion, implying there are plans to combine Digits into different titles.
At this level, it is unclear how many individuals purchased into the NFT challenge. Final 12 months, some studies recommended that Digits weren’t precisely flying off cabinets, whereas Kotaku additionally discovered that Quartz had managed to rub some Ubisoft workers the improper approach.
Addressing the backlash to Quartz, one Ubisoft exec recommended that gamers merely “do not get it,” telling Australian outlet Finder that “avid gamers actually consider [NFTs are] first destroying the planet, and second only a device for hypothesis.”