Fresh Leak Reportedly Hints at Call of Duty Going Down Unpopular NFT Route

Published 04/05/2022, 11:00 AM EDT

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The modern-day trend of fad has given birth to a whole concept of trading in NFTs. Arts, creators, and even massive corporates are all plunging themselves into this untapped market. It seems like Activision is also joining the fray with Call of Duty, as the latest reports from a leaker reveal elaborate plans.

Developers are actively working on granting the franchise a much-needed facelift to Activision accounts. Gamers will now be able to make use of global calling cards, emblems, statistics, and more, along with changes to UX/UI design.


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In a follow-up tweet, Ralph also stated that the studio is currently reviewing the use of NFTs and how they will impact the game. The inclusion of this trending digital asset has so far only attracted negative responses from the gaming community. This raises a lot of questions about its longevity and how the fans will react to their inclusion.

The studio could come up with a secondary market promoting the buying and selling of these assets in the online market to promote their use. It will help add more value to them, instead of just leaving them out in the open with no ways to use them.

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Fan reaction to NFT’s making it into Call of Duty

Not everyone in the community wholeheartedly supports the inclusion of micro-transactions and NFTs, as they directly impact users’ spending power. And this fan made it quite clear that this tilt towards NFTs isn’t something he wants to see in Call of Duty.

NFTs have zero impact on the gameplay and don’t add any value to your gear. It just serves as a cosmetic and its growing popularity has puzzled the fans.


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Microtransactions and NFTs have definitely changed the revenue model of companies, and their birth has impacted the gaming experience greatly. Fans do not wish to see it and hope for them to go away completely. Will this wish ever materialize?


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What are your thoughts about this latest development? Do you wish to see this franchise dive deep into the growing trend of digital assets? Share your thoughts in the comments below.


Written by:

Ayank Chourasia


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Ayank Chourasia is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. He has been writing since 2016 across various fields, having done his BBA from T.I.
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Pritam Priyedarshi