29 NFT game development companies initiated a countersignature requesting Steam to reopen their own blockchain games.Picture: Retrieved from the official website of FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE
Valve, the developer of the third-party PC game platform Steam, has recently removed many NFT and cryptocurrency-related games without warning. 29 NFT game development companies have recently initiated a joint signature requesting the platform to reopen their own blockchain games.
NFT (non-homogeneous token) is a special receipt unit that can indicate the player’s ownership of digital products such as graphics or virtual treasures. Common NFT purchase channels include public blockchain platforms such as Ethereum, and the transaction currency is It is a cryptocurrency that requires a lot of computing power. However, because the method of obtaining cryptocurrency “mining” is often accompanied by a large amount of energy consumption, many people in the non-currency circle have left a bad impression that they are not environmentally friendly, and have initiated various boycotts against it.
Many blockchain game companies have joined the joint signature.Picture: Retrieved from the official website of FIGHT FOR THE FUTURE
Valve quietly updated the new regulations at the end of September, prohibiting any programs that are based on blockchain technology and issue or allow cryptocurrency and NFT transactions to be listed on the Steam platform. A number of blockchain game companies also immediately confirmed on Twitter and other online platforms the disaster of their games being taken off the shelves. Although Valve did not elaborate on the reasons for the prohibition, NFT developers believe that Steam, as a very large-scale digital commodity trading platform, prohibits cryptocurrency trading as a policy compliance behavior.
The NFT developers who participated in the signature said: “Valve has always been known for its courage to try and make progress. This is not only reflected in their games, but also on the Steam platform. Valve was rewritten more than a decade ago for rewriting the trading rules of the game market. As a pioneer, the company is very aware of the influence a stable platform can bring. We hope that Valve will not forget its roots and ask you to give this rapidly developing technology (referring to blockchain technology) a chance. Let us It proves that blockchain can have a positive impact on the game industry.”