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Could LEGO join the NFT craze?

LEGO Group, a toy manufacturer best known for their popular interlocking plastic building blocks. hinted that it might become the latest fad in the crypto space.

The official LEGO Twitter account was posted on Wednesday (and then quickly deleted) a message related to non-fungible tokens or NFTs, along with a short video clip. The tweet that says “Zeros and ones but it’s still a brick” along with the NFT hashtag, This could mean that the famous toy maker is considering re-entering the crypto room.

The 14 second video shows a even though it is not directly connected to the NFTs 3D LEGO brick spinning in space with flaws around the block. The YouTubers Ashnflash, Anyone posting LEGO-themed content speculated that the tweet might be a sneak peek of you “LEGO digital currency”.

Could LEGO join the NFT craze?
Could LEGO join the NFT craze?

Although the tweet has since been deleted, it seems that many LEGO enthusiasts are less likely to enter the NFT space based on their initial reactions to the company’s announcement. Some environmental concerns cited, affirmative Given the toy maker’s mission statement, which is “offset by renewable energies,” the company’s inclusion of NFT is “bad for the planet”.

Amid the rise of NFTs, technology It has been criticized for its environmental impact due to the computing power required. However, as the industry develops alternatives to minting NFTs that use a fraction of the energy required, such as. B. Eth2, these concerns are likely to be less weighty.

Although the official manufacturer of LEGO does not start NFTs immediately, Cryptocurrency users can find similar plastic brick art works on online marketplaces. For example, OpenSea’s digital marketplace currently features a toy block figure from Heisenberg from Breaking Bad.

Cointelegraph contacted The LEGO Group for comment but received no response at the time of publication.

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