Lionel Messi is not only a star in football but now he will seek to be in business related to gaming. More info, in this note!
He World Champion and current player of the Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messientered the ecosystem gamer by the hand of match day, a project focused on uniting soccer with video games. For his part, the Argentine star and his firm play time they disbursed some 21 million dollars to be part of the initiative.
Now the intention behind match day is to be able to offer future users various experiences to fans of world football such as the integration of technology Web3which will enable a chance to have collectibles such as digital figurines, and also the addition of video games related to the popular sport. For some these technologies can be controversial, for others they are an investment.
Undoubtedly, one of the facts that generates the most enthusiasm is that match day will have FIFA licensesTherefore, the inclusion of each player will be with name, surname and official club, something that is always received positively by fans. fans games and professional sport in its many forms. What remains to be seen is how they will be implemented and if they will have an NFT model or it will be something friendlier and less controversial.
For his part, he COG (Chief Gaming Officer) of match day called sebastian de halleux explained what will set your apps regarding other projects that wanted to make use of the Web3 (which is linked to the blockchain): “We do not consider ourselves a WEB3 or video game company of this type. We use them in the same way that all video games use the latest technologies available to enable new experiences” (statements via FastCompany).
In any case, the first title that will arrive as part of this project will be Matchday Squada delivery focused on cell phones which will basically consist of a card game where your favorite soccer players will be the protagonists and will compete against the squad of your rival; the launch would arrive after half of 2023.
On the other hand, the role of Messi is the following: the captain of the Argentine National Team is known of Razmig Hovaghimianwho is not only the General manager of match day but also founded together with Messi of the firm itself play time in october 2022.
However the #30 of the psg does not maintain an active role in managing the firm but, in this case, Messi for now she would contribute her mere presence to publicize the project over time, like the current best player in the world, the Spanish Alexia Putellas. What do you think of the initiative in which he ventured Messi?