Is the Sony metaverse becoming a reality?

PS5 NFT as illustrated by a picture of Spider-Man in Fortnite
(Image credit: Epic Games)

Has the Sony metaverse and the future of PS5's NFT plans just been teased? Perhaps. It comes as Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite and Unreal Engine 5, has raised $2 billion to fund its metaverse. Sony, and LEGO owner KIRKBI, are the two firms that chipped in with $1 billion each.

If you're reading this news of Sony's plans for the metaverse and asking, what are NFTs? then take a look at our guide. Equally, we have a feature on what is the metaverse – a planned connected internet of 3D spaces, VR worlds, games, art and more. What's important is that many view NFT art as the glue that will hold the metaverse together, and this investment suggests there could be a PlayStation NFT sooner rather than later.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.