Another brand is putting their money where their mint is. And so is another festival. We’re closing the week strong with the latest Nightly Mint, and no matter what time of day it is for you, we’ll cap off a day’s worth of NFT action for Friday, March 4.
Let’s review the latest.
The Nightly Mint
SXSW With A Festival NFT
In an announcement today highlighting the merchandise offerings at South By Southwest (SXSW) 2022, the Austin, TX festival shared that there will be hats, tees, tote bags, posters, and naturally, NFTs. The fest will release their own PFP character, titled ‘SXSCritter,’ according to today’s release, next week on March 11.
Latest Mint: CVS Next On The Block
Brands have been pouring into NFTs for the past year or so now, and the latest non-traditional brand to do so is seemingly healthcare retailer CVS Health. A trademark application filing from late February was revealed today, showing details that the brand is looking to trademark its logo for use within virtual goods, NFTs, an online store, and more.
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Polygon's (MATIC) Metaverse Lead Brian Trunzo went on record at ETHDenver to say he believes that retailers entering NFTs is just the beginning, and that he "think(s) that anything that can be come an NFT will become an NFT." | Source: MATIC-USD on TradingView.com
The ‘Minty Fresh’ Take
Not the freshest take of the Mint, but… despite the high hopes around Pixelmon, it looks like the fruits of the labor lied solely in ‘Kevin’ memes. Unfortunate. As pioneering crypto sleuth @zachxbt notes, the Pixelmon team is seemingly securing the bag. Pixelmon team social accounts still insist that they will see the project through.
Let’s examine what the Pixelmon team has been up to this week:
Refund buyers ❌
Send team members 96.2 ETH each ✅https://t.co/PVEp8HkRC7
(Remember the founder bought 400 ETH of NFTs just last week) pic.twitter.com/tNkYosWaxt
— zachxbt (@zachxbt) March 5, 2022
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