Activision Blizzard Might Incorporate NFTs Into Call of Duty Games

Vignesh Karunanidhi
Activision Blizzard Might Incorporate NFTS Into Call of Duty Games
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Activision Blizzard is reportedly considering incorporating NFTs into future Call of Duty games as per insider information.

NFT backed metaverse developments are soon coming to video games. Activision Blizzard, the creator of the famous game Call of Duty, is reportedly looking to integrate the elements of NFTs in future games.

Insider talks about Activision’s plan

The information provided by the insider was made available through a tweet. He wrote,

With the Overhaul in Call of Duty’s UX/UI, Infinity Ward plans to personalise ACTV Accounts: incorporating: Global Calling Cards & Emblems, Avatars and, Statistics. NFT Inclusion is reportedly being considered by Activision

The claims of this report have not been announced by Activision anywhere, nor have the company made any comments about it.

But the community members have certain speculations in mind about how NFTs could be incorporated into the game. It can be integrated with weapon skins, attires, cards, and different modes of play.

But the announcement has certain speculations as the project might be ambiguous with the uncertainties around NFTs.

Ralph made a follow-up tweet stating that,

NFT’s have been under review, and in consideration, for a few months. With EA’s immediate backlash against NFT’s, It can totally fall through. MTX and Content structures are influenced by trends and predictions, NFT’s just seem to be that at the moment.

Acquisition by Microsoft

Activision has been in the headlines recently due to Microsoft’s acquisition of the company in January 2022.

Microsoft entered the videogame market and established its first move in the Metaverse with the $69 billion all-cash transactions, dubbed “the largest deal in gaming history.”

By acquiring Activision, Microsoft is intended to make a massive move in the Metaverse. Microsoft’s Metaverse aspirations are channeled through Activision’s 390 million monthly users and pre-established gaming brands like Call of Duty and Warcraft.

CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, said that gaming is the most dynamic and exciting category in entertainment across all platforms today. He also added that it would play a vital role in developing metaverse platforms.