Ubisoft introduced a couple of days ago Ubisoft Quartz, a system that allows players collect all kinds of NFT content such as weapons and skins within a selection of video games, being Ghost Recon Breakpoint the first title to use this tool in beta. The reception by the users was very negative to the point that the presentation trailer posted on YouTube received a wave of “I don’t like it” and, according to reports from VGC, this has been concealed by the company to avoid the rain of criticism. The video is no longer visible among posts, although it can be accessed via its link.
The video was published on December 7 by the Ubisoft North America channel. and it simply explains the company’s plans to implement NFTs within some of its most popular games. While user interactions have dropped considerably after video hiding, since VGC have shared some information about the counting of votes for and against. Broadly speaking, the publication counts at the time of writing this article with 182,755 views and 23,447 interactions, 1018 of the queues correspond to “I like” and 22,429 to “I don’t like”.
This count indicates that the initiative has convinced just over 4% of the audience, so it is likely that from Ubisoft they will have to rethink their plans with “the first platform for playable and energy-efficient NFTs in Triple A games.” “The Digits (the name given to the NFTs that can be bought and sold to other users) They are a new way to experience cosmetic items, combining the fun of playing with AAA quality assets and the thrill of owning NFTs that represent unique and collectible pieces from Ubisoft’s game worlds.“a company representative pointed out when the system was introduced.