GameStop’s NFT Marketplace lists photographs taken during the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York City.
GameStop Is a well-known retailer of video games and accessories, but for many years, former and current shoppers have been curious about its future.It’s no secret that the move to digital games has had an impact. GameStopIn the last few years, we have been trying to publicly reproduce the brand / image.
It’s not easy and the future is still uncertain. GameStop has fired several positions Earlier this month, recent NFT and blockchain technology initiatives, including executives, also failed. It looks like the 9.11 NFT is currently on sale in the GameStop marketplace, which is very unpleasant.
This is not an open NFT platform, so no one can use it to sell NFTs. GameStop must approve individual NFT authors according to the application process. Therefore, GameStop may not be directly responsible for this 9.11 NFT, but one of the authorized authors is responsible. Known as Jules, this creator added an NFT based on The Falling Man’s photo.
For those who don’t know, The Falling Man is a famous image of the September 11th attack on the Twin Towers. A man fell from the upper floors of the World Trade Center and was captured. It’s a tragic moment captured by Associated Press photographer Richard Drew. When it was released in 2001, many criticized this image for obvious reasons, but the distance from the event has earned it a more positive reputation. It was a tragic capture of 9/11 and no one expected it to be an NFT.
The title of the NFT is also Falling Man, which is a nearly 1: 1 shot of this photo, but the only difference is that the creator of the NFT put the figure in the astronaut’s suit.A total of 25 pieces are on sale GameStop NFT MarketplaceSold for .65 ETH or $ 994.85. Only two have been sold so far.
Some users report that every time someone googles GameStop, this image appears as a featured image. At the time of this writing, NFTs are still available. GameStop has not publicly commented on this offensive Controversial NFTBut hopefully the company will do something about it sooner rather than later.
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