Zelica takes on the Web3 game console, Funko battles Warner Bros. and more…

Blockchain company Zilica is launching a web3-oriented console with cryptocurrency wallet and mining capabilities, along with showcasing the company’s game titles.

On September 23rd, images of the prototype were released showing various ports including HDMI, Ethernet and USB connectivity, while full hardware specifications and pricing of the unit were kept under wraps. The console itself looks like something straight out of an Xbox, but has two green panels on top.

ZIL said the console is focused on user-friendliness and, similar to popular game titles, encourages users to complete game missions, missions, and tasks as a reward for ZIL.

Beta testing on the console will begin in October, with units expected to be available for pre-order in the first quarter of 2023. Zilliqa is a layer-1 blockchain designed to create smart contracts and decentralized applications (DApps) with 15 gaming projects. According to the website.

At Web3 Gaming’s launch in July, Polyum announced a similar console, the “Polium One,” with support for non-game tokens (NFT) on eight blockchains, though the Polyum One wasn’t slated for release until Q3 2024.

Funko and Warner Bros. have teamed up on Walmart exclusive NFTs.

Pop culture brand Funko has teamed up with entertainment company Warner Bros to offer packaged physical and NFT collectibles exclusively through US retail giant Walmart.

The pack features the fan-favorite DC Comics Funko comic book cover and a Funko figure from Funko’s “Digital Pop!” includes with NFT

Funko’s “Brave and the Brave” physical package. Source.

The stock is limited to 30,000 units and will launch at Walmart Collector’s Con in October, where NFTs will be released on the WAX ​​blockchain.

Funko has released the flag’s “Pop!” NFT continues to expand its counterpart. A line of sculpts launched in August 2021 with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles collection. Funko CEO Andrew Perlmutter said the company is creating NFTs to meet the needs of young collectors who value digital goods and assets.

The New England Patriots have found a Web3 partner in the chain

Web3 software company Chain has become the official blockchain and Web3 sponsor of the National Football League (NFL) team New England Patriots, professional football team New England Revolution and Gillette Stadium, home of both teams.

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Chain has struck a multi-year deal with Kraft Sports + Entertainment, which owns both the professional team and the stadium, to develop what it calls “modern Web3 experiences” using Chain’s product suite, but hasn’t. Give accurate details on the plans.

As part of Chain’s product lineup, the company aims to “build great experiences for stadium visitors” as it adds support for NFTs, Chain’s CEO Deepak Thapyal said.

Christina Aguilera has filed for NFT and Metaverse trademarks

Records It has been shared. By trademark attorney Mike Kondoudis Singer Christina Aguilera has filed trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office for several NFT, Metaverse and crypto related products.

The files reveal that the star plans to create “blockchain-based incorruptible assets” such as virtual avatars, clothing, beauty products, other virtual merchandise and “crypto collectibles” of audio, video and music files “verified by NFTs”.

Part of the application mentions that Aguilera will perform music shows, concerts and games “in the Metaverse and other virtual environments.”

More good news:

NFT marketplace OpenSea on September 22 announced the implementation of OpenRarity, a protocol that provides verifiable rarity calculations for NFTs within its platform. The protocol uses a transparent mathematical approach to calculate rarity.

Web3 Technology is about to launch an anonymous NFT software product that will allow developers to fully test their NFT smart contracts on private testnets.