Amazon You are already entering the universe of web 3.0 and will launch its new platform for the sale of non-fungible tokens (known as NFTs) next April 24has reported the newspaper The Big Whale. The new platform will be available on the marketplace through a tab called Amazon Digital Marketplace which, for now, will be active in the United States. However, it is expected that the new service will gradually open up to the rest of the world, including Europe.
According to the aforementioned medium, the launch would have been delayed in recent weeks due to the collapse than FTX (cryptocurrency exchange platform) suffered at the end of last year 2022. Details so far indicate that Amazon Digital Marketplace will have about 15 NFT Collections available from launch to US customers, before expanding globally.
Andy Jassy, CEO of Amazon, previously communicated that he was open to Amazon selling NFTs and stressed that the company is not closing the door on cryptocurrencies in general. According to blockworks.comthe company intends to compete with OpenSea and rarible. More than 2.5 million users have interacted on OpenSea, the leading NFT marketplace today, according to data from Dune Analytics.
Amazon has been taking progressive steps towards incorporating more Web3 features into its platforms. Recently, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced a partnership with web3 firm Ava Labs in an attempt to accelerate the adoption of blockchain technology.