A brand new cryptocurrency and NFT undertaking revolving round Fortnite has just lately cropped up, appropriately named Fortnite Token. This group refers to itself as being created by followers of Fortnite. The issue is that they don’t seem to have the backing or permission of Epic to make use of the Fortnite title in any of their merchandise or advertising. Just lately, Epic Video games CEO Tim Sweeney took to Twitter to name them out publicly.
Sweeney additionally responded instantly to the Fortnite Token account, stating plainly, “This can be a rip-off”. Whoever runs their Twitter account disagrees, that however their arguments weren’t convincing Tim, who took time to elucidate that “that’s not how emblems and copyrights work.”
As of now, Fortnite Token nonetheless appears to be absolutely operational, nevertheless it appears like Epic’s attorneys are already working to place a cease to it. It stays to be seen if Epic has any plans for NFTs or an official type of Fortnite associated cryptocurrency. Within the meantime, in case anybody was pondering of investing in “Fortnite Token”, this undertaking appears like one to keep away from.