The GameStop NFT marketplace just got a $100m boost

GameStop NFT marketplace: GameStop logo with Ethereum logo
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Plans for a GameStop NFT marketplace are speeding up. The US video game retailer has revealed details to co-create a $100 million fund for game developers and creatives to make use of, and it could be the start of gaming NFTs crossing over into the mainstream. 

We've known for some time GameStop has been hiring blockchain and cryptocurrency staff, building up its internal division. It's becoming clear gaming will play a role in the future of NFTs, and we take a deep dive in our feature NFT Gaming: 10 things you need to know.

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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.