The popular candies and collectibles company Topps has announced the launch of its 2021 Topps NOW MLB World Series NFT collection, following the agency’s second collection 2021 Topps Baseball NFT collection. Much like the company’s previous NFT drops, Topps is using the Avalanche blockchain network for the new World Series NFT collection.
Topps Releases MLB World Series NFT Collection
Over the past year, the American firm that produces Bazooka chewing gum, candy, and collectibles, Topps Company Inc., has been very centered on non-fungible token (NFT) and blockchain technology. The corporate has launched quite a lot of collections that include fan favorites like Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Garbage Pail Kids. Two weeks in the past the agency dropped a collection called Godzilla Rage which featured packs of NFTs that showcased 17 pages of comic animations.
Following the latest 2021 Topps Baseball NFT collection, Topps has launched the 2021 Topps NOW MLB World Series NFT collection. Powered by the Avalanche blockchain, the new series devoted to the World Series provides “officially licensed participant imagery and NFT-exclusive digital animations.” The series launched on October 27 and if fans acquire the entire collection by Tuesday, November 9th at 11:59 p.m. (ET), they will receive a special Topps NOW NFT variant as a reward.
In accordance with Topps, the 2021 World Series NFT collection packs will be $25 per pack which includes one NFT digital collectible per pack. Only 1,000 packs are available per day and every pack has equal chances of successful rarities as all of the singles are scarce. The announcement notes that NFT buyers will obtain packs within three business days after the MLB World Series ends.
Also Read: WWE partner with Blockchain Creative Labs to Create Eco-Friendly NFT Marketplace
Sports NFT Collectibles See Continued Demand, NBA Top Shot NFT Sales Near $1 Billion
Tobin Lent, the vice president and global general manager of Topps Digital Sports and Entertainment, explains the NFTs will convey the identical best moments as the physical Topps NOW series cards. “For years, Topps NOW has celebrated the best moments from the enduring World Series and we’re thrilled to convey that very same excitement to our passionate NFT collector community,” Lent mentioned. The manager added:
Topps NOW is an especially popular card collection, so being able to develop this product line as NFTs is yet another method Topps continues to innovate in the digital collectibles area.
Along with the World Series NFT collection drop, followers who attend the World Series in-person this year could have a chance to redeem unique Topps NOW NFTs specific to that game. Followers simply scan the World Series tickets from every game day or leverage the Ballpark App. The redemption interval for the unique Topps NOW NFTs will end on November 15th at 11:59 p.m. (ET), the company’s announcement concludes.
Sports NFTs have been popular and Topps has taken advantage of the physical collections of cards it has released in the past. One other common sports-related NFT project is NBA Top Shot which has seen $717.93 million in all-time sales to this point. NBA Top Shot sales have elevated a great deal since the firm added the favored former NBA player Shaquille O’Neal.
Source: Bitcoin News