A brand new patent from Sony exhibits the corporate is investigating the usage of blockchain know-how to trace digital belongings between completely different video games.
“The methods and applied sciences described herein develop the capabilities of digital belongings related to video video games, and of techniques that create and handle such digital belongings, by changing the digital belongings related to video video games from being fungible to being non-fungible.” the patent reads, by way of VGC.
“The methods and applied sciences described herein develop the performance of digital belongings related to video video games, and of techniques that create and handle such digital belongings, by monitoring a historical past of the digital belongings.
Monitoring the historical past of the digital belongings can embody, for instance, monitoring when, how, and by whom the digital asset was created, used, modified, rented to, rented by, bought to, bought by, licensed to, licensed by, exchanged to, exchanged by, and/or different actions.”
Sony’s lately applied PlayStation Stars caught loads of flack when first revealed, as many gamers believed they had been to be a brand new line of NFTs from PlayStation.
That’s decidedly not the case, however with this patent it could possibly be troublesome to not see PlayStation Stars as a kind of precursor to what could come, with PlayStation NFTs obtainable throughout PlayStation owned titles.
A lot of the gaming group has made it clear that they don’t seem to be concerned about having NFTs of their video games nevertheless, so it might be attention-grabbing to see if this patent is ever additional progressed.
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