GameStop is assembling a workforce of blockchain and nonfungible token (NFT) consultants to work on the agency’s upcoming NFT platform.
The agency’s GME inventory is a cult favourite amongst retail merchants because of ther/Wallstreetbetsand Robinhood saga earlier this 12 months. On Reddit, the r/Superstonk group boasts 659,000 members and is devoted to internet hosting enterprise and inventory discussions associated to GME.
A post about GameStop’s job listings on Tuesday has obtained greater than 10,000 upvotes on the time of writing, with many members posting bullish sentiments over GameStop’s newest transfer.
GameStop quietly unveiled a bare-bones web site for its NFT market in Could. The location presently contains a Nintendo Gameboy-style gaming console with an Ethereum brand, together with a message calling out for recruits to work on the platform.
Since then, the agency has held its playing cards near its chest. Nevertheless, on Monday, it listed a complete of eight jobs for crypto-friendly candidates, together with three roles for NFT-experienced software program engineers, three jobs for product entrepreneurs, and two roles centered on Internet 3.0-based gaming.
One of many listings for the top of Internet 3.0 gaming job says that GameStop is in search of somebody with expertise with “Ethereum, NFTs and blockchain-based gaming platforms.” The agency has additionally hinted that there are some plans associated to a metaverse within the works.
“GameStop is in search of a singular particular person who can assist speed up the way forward for gaming and commerce. On this future, video games are the locations to go, and play is pushed by the stuff you convey. Future creators gained’t simply construct video games but in addition the parts, characters, and gear. Blockchains will energy the commerce beneath,” the job itemizing reads.
— Chris SilvΞstro (@vestro) October 26, 2021
Reddit could also be getting ready to launch its personal NFT platform
Members of the r/Superstonk group have been singing the agency’s praises on Tuesday, with u/Triaspia2 calling it one of many “greatest job listings” that they had seen whereas pledging to purchase extra GME because it was a “bullish sign.”
Redditor u/Donnybiceps was equally bullish, noting that:
“NFTs are the long run and individuals who have not gotten on board the GME practice whereas realizing all these clues then you ought to be blaming your self for not pondering this by way of.”
GME has had a unstable efficiency in October, going as little as $166 earlier than bouncing to round $187 and subsequently crashing down once more. Nevertheless, in keeping with knowledge from TradingView, the value of GME has nonetheless gained 2.8% this month to sit down at $178 on the time of writing. The year-to-date achieve for GME is a whopping 844%.