Fellowship of the Ring Turns into Horrible NFT


Warner Bros.' advertisement for Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings Mystery edition.

Screenshot: Warner Bros.

NFTs exist solely to destroy the planet and occupy the eye of people that imagine within the possession of imaginary nonsense. And but, Warner Bros. Discovery’s new NFT plan for Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring appears much more ludicrous than regular. The plan is to launch the film as a set of NFTs… that sound suspiciously like glorified digital copies of the movie.

There are two variations of the prolonged version of the film being launched in NFT type: the Thriller version and the Epic version, the previous “restricted” to 10,000 copies and the latter to 999. What differentiates this from proudly owning the film on some type of residence video? Nicely, the Thriller model has one among three particular menus primarily based on the Shire, Rivendell, or the Mines of Moria, whereas the Epic has all three. Each have “location-specific picture galleries” and eight hours of particular options that are pointedly not specified as unique to the NFTs, and “AR collectibles,” that are additionally unspecified.

If you wish to buy a replica of the extended model of The Fellowship of the Ring you’ll be able to solely view on Web3, the Thriller version will run you $30 whereas the Epic is $100. In order for you a model you’ll be able to watch anyplace you might have web entry, Amazon sells it for $10 (or you’ll be able to watch it without spending a dime you probably have Amazon Prime). A Blu-ray/DVD combo can be $10 on the time of this text’s publication. However when you actually desire a model you fake you solely personal, the NFTs will go on sale tomorrow, October 21, right here.

Only a reminder: Tolkien cherished the pure world and would completely hate this.

[Through our pal Charles Pulliam-Moore at The Verge. We miss you, Charles!]

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