Fortnite Will Accepts Monero For Merch Store
On the New Year Day, there was news about Fortnite is adopting and accepting Monero (XMR) for brand merchandise. Just after these rumors, Riccardo Spagni, a following crypto community member, assures that merch outlet at Fortnite is now accepting Monero.
Too cool: the Fortnite merch store (https://t.co/KNL4IFCFHk) lets you pay in Monero, so now you can purchase that sweet Durrr Burger onesie without your friends / family / coworkers judging you. https://t.co/XYs1NjGvGp
— Riccardo Spagni (@fluffypony) January 1, 2019
Fortnite is the world popular “Battle Royale” video game which owns Merch store. Mentioning the video game, he jests via Twitter that currently, users can buy “sweet Durrr Burger onesie without your family, friends, or coworkers deeming you”. He primarily touches the Monero’s privacy features.
Later analyzing, Spagni concludes that XMR payments routes via Globee, which is a global crypto payment processor. Globee now accepts following cryptocurrencies:
- Bitcoin (BTC)
- Litecoin (LTC)
- Dogecoin (DOGE)
- Decred (DCR)
- Ethereum (ETH)
- Ripple XRP
- Also the aforementioned privacy assets
Moreover, involving in such integration, the payment processor limits its cryptocurrency transactions to Monero. Once the news got viral, many crypto enthusiasts start expressing their excitement regarding the integration into a Fortnite facet. It will be a game attracting billions of gamers on Twitch every day.
Video Games Seems The Key To Crypto Adoption
Although, in some societies, people are skeptical regarding the part video games play. Many crypto enthusiasts also believe that this entertainment form is proving to be a key to cryptocurrency use cases.
Moreover, the broad-minded industrialist is driving attention to non-fungible tokens (NFTs). Because this can be a unique, safe, tradable items in games. Through the rise of the gaming industry, blockchain NFTs can skyrocket as a viable way making game trades/transactions. There are many such examples following the same path of crypto adoption as Fortnite in the crypto industry.