The G-SHOCK watch from Casio will soon make its digital debut on the Polygon Ethereum scaling platform. This development could bring the iconic timepiece to the metaverse. According to a press release, the Japanese electronics manufacturer is collaborating with Polygon Labs on this project, just weeks after Casio submitted a patent application to the US Patent and patent Office.
NFTs for G-SHOCK on Polygon
With the addition of Casio, Polygon is now home to several NFT initiatives from well-known mainstream companies like Starbucks, Adidas, and DraftKings.
With the introduction of an NFT assortment offering admission passes, Casio and the Ethereum scaling developer will begin their relationship. The company has emphasised an initial 15,000 G-SHOCK creator move NFTs that will be given out to the contributors inside the VIRTUAL G-SHOCK group starting on September 23. NFT holders might have exclusive access to a Discord channel for the G-SHOCK NFT community.
Japan, the United States, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Australia, India, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and the Philippines are originally targeted for distribution through Polygon.
On Tuesday morning, the native Polygon token MATIC saw a price increase to an intraday high of $0.5634. According to data from CoinGecko, MATIC traded about $0.5591 at 9am ET, up 3.4% from the previous day.