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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Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.