This weekend saw Decentraland host it’s first ever BIG event in the new metaverse, giving users just a small taste of what is just around the corner. Some of the main attractions included a freaky graveyard, a Frankenstein shrine and a haunted house full of surprises.
Beta testers turned up in their droves to catch the event, with each and everyone being challenged with a range of puzzles and mini missions to complete, with the prize of a bespoke NFT wearable for those avatars who had the grit and cojones to make it through.
This was one of the first times that thousands of wearable NFT’s were up for grabs, and they didn’t fail to disappoint.
Hosting events like this will not only be a big draw for attracting new users to Decentraland in the future, but they also act as the perfect test board from which to try out new builds, concepts and ideas.
Whilst it is clear that there is still a lot of work to do in e.g. improving scene load times, it does feel like there is some good progress being made by the Decentraland developers.
It is great to see NFT wearables start to emerge in Decentraland. Offering transferable NFT wearables will surely hold some value on a secondary marketplace at some point in the not so distant future, and when it does, this is bound to be one of the first signs of a legitimate economy starting to form within the metaverse.