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Louis Vuitton and Johnnie Walker dabble in Web3

Louis Vuitton and Johnnie Walker dabble in Web3

This week’s Nifty News sees the arrival of Louis Vuitton to the nonfungible token (NFT) gaming scene, Johnnie Walker’s entry into Web3 and Elon Musk’s obvious embrace of Bored Ape Yacht Club.

Louis Vuitton makes its mark within the NFT gaming scene

To commemorate Louis Vuitton’s bicentennial birthday in late 2021, the French luxurious model launched a NFT recreation known as “Louis: The Game.” At the time of publication, the sport has been dowloaded greater than 2 million instances on each Android and iOS gadgets. “Louis: The Game” follows its protagonist, Vivienne, as she overcomes challenges, collects candles and different collectibles. NFT artist Beeple designed 30 NFTs embedded inside the recreation, that are up for successful. At the tip of April, new ranges had been launched and with it new alternatives to win NFTs that can be distributed by way of a raffle by way of August 4, 2022.

Screenshot of the iOS cellular app of Louis: The Game.

Larva Labs deletes all of their tweets

In a curious and quiet transfer, the Twitter account dealt with by the founders of Larva Labs (LL) reset its Tweet rely to zero on May 2. Since Yuga Labs acquired Larva Labs collections CryptoPunks and Meebits in March, most Tweets regarding these collections have been moved to @cryptopunksnfts and @MeebitsNFTs accounts.

However, LL founders, Matt and John, said that they might proceed posting on @LarvaLabs. The firm continues to run varied different Web3 tasks underneath its belt, together with Autoglyphs, in addition to some cellular apps.

For followers nostalgic in regards to the OG NFT assortment, one consumer generally known as “@swissdegen” has backed up all of Larva Labs’ Tweets since 2017. Why? “For the culture,” he tweeted.

Is Elon Musk embracing NFTs?

Twitter’s new proprietor, Elon Musk, modified his Twitter profile image (PFP) to a collage of Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs for lower than sooner or later and precipitated fairly a stir on Crypto Twitter. Musk’s profile picture additionally despatched hovering the worth of ApeCoin, Yuga Labs’ cryptocurrency. The picture has since been deleted as a result of Michael Bouhanna, a Sotheby’s government, had initially created it for the Sotheby’s sale of the NFT and requested credit score for it.

Users who traced a few of the NFTs within the profile pic confirmed that Elon certainly has a formidable assortment of Bored Apes, together with three gold apes. The pockets additionally holds Doodles, Azuki and Moonbirds, all transferred from MoonPay’s vault. However, a few of the Bored Apes within the PFP collage usually are not owned by Elon Musk, as consumer “@franklinisbored” identified, elevating issues of copyright breaches.

VeeFriends companions with Johnnie Walker

Scotch Whiskey Johnnie Walker and guardian firm DIAGEO partnered with Gary Vaynerchuk’s NFT mission VeeFriends to offer holders of the Gift Goat VeeFriends NFTs with spirits-related choices. Gift Goat is likely one of the 268 characters within the authentic VeeFriends assortment. There are 555 Gift Goat tokens in whole.

All Gift Goat tokens will unlock 18 luxurious gifting experiences curated by Gary Vaynerchuk over the course of three years. Each expertise combines a bespoke bodily reward with a singular NFT from a notable artist within the area. The Johnnie Walker collaboration can even arrange an activation on the upcoming VeeCon NFT-ticketed convention.

Source: VaynerNFT

Other Nifty News

Two weeks after Coinbase launched the beta model of its NFT market, the crypto trade opened it up for everybody on Wednesday. Coinbase clarified on Twitter that having an open beta implies that extra options will constantly be added, however with the assistance of the general public.

The final week of April noticed a sudden surge within the demand for 3- and 4-digit Ethereum Name Service, or ENS, domains, marking a pattern of NFT traders preferring a shorter NFT token ID. Coinciding with new registrations was a pointy worth improve for ENS token. Additionally, secondary gross sales for ENS names on OpenSea reached a peak 446 Ether (ETH) value of quantity within the final week.