Sega has registered a brand new ‘Sega NFT’ trademark in Japan regardless of the corporate being seemingly undecided on its future plans.
The trademark, noticed by VGC, was utilized for in December 2021 and printed right now by the Japan Patent Workplace. It contains a picture that seems to be a brand new brand for Sega’s NFT enterprise.
The corporate initially revealed its intention to launch NFT content material in April final 12 months, however feedback put ahead in a latest administration assembly prompt that Sega was open to backing down on its plans. Within the assembly, it was said that Sega “want to check out numerous experiments and we’ve already began many various research and consideration,” however acknowledged unfavourable suggestions from followers, saying that it might scrap the plans in the event that they’re “perceived as easy money-making”.
It is price noting that the newly noticed trademark was utilized for earlier than these feedback have been made, and that the primary takeaway from Sega’s assembly was that “nothing is set”. As VGC notes, the trademark might due to this fact recommend that Sega is planning to proceed with its plans for now whereas protecting one eye on additional fan response.
In associated information, well-known online game voice actor Troy Baker prompted controversy earlier right now by partnering with an NFT agency and sharing a probably misjudged touch upon social media. They don’t seem to be going away any time quickly, are they?