Amazon unveils metaverse game, will cryptocurrencies, NFTs come ne…

Amazon unveils metaverse game, will cryptocurrencies, NFTs come ne…


Amazon has launched its digital role-playing game, named AWS Cloud Quest.

LAGOS ( — The ever-growing metaverse continues to attract major global players to its sphere. Its new trophy is Amazon, the world’s leading digital retail marketplace.

In detail, the tech giant unveiled its digital role-playing game, dubbed AWS Cloud Quest, to simplify cloud-computing learning skills. In doing so, Amazon ensures that its 3D web game allows players to navigate a virtual city, helping people solve real tech problems through the cloud.

“As a cloud practitioner, you’ll venture on a journey to help the citizens in town transform their city by using cloud solutions.”

AWS said in a YouTube video.

Furthermore, users will earn points for completing simulations and solving puzzles in the game. In doing so, they will be able to unlock new features, including new character styles, pet companions, city themes. They will also be able to unlock virtual items like a hoverboard a unicorn pool float, among others.

Image from AWS Cloud Quest. Source: Brooke Jamieson

Interestingly, the AWS Cloud Quest is Amazon’s first attempt to enter the metaverse. Earlier, the e-commerce platform had rolled out other cloud-training services for users.

Similarly, Kevin Kelly, AWS’s professional cloud education program’s director, noted that the game aims to educate folks.

He added that organizations want to create abstract notions of cloud computing and actuality via interactive and-on acts that enable students to translate theory into practice instantly.

Is Cryptocurrency and NFTs Next For Amazon?

Although most reports are based on speculations, experts have pointed out that the Amazon metaverse game will usher the company into the blockchain world.

According to reports, Amazon stepping into metaverse will drive the e-commerce giant towards providing its cryptocurrency and NFTs. Moreover, the management of the e-commerce giant has never ruled out such possibilities.

It is also worth noting that such a move will boost the adoption of the metaverse and the blockchain industry. Analyzing the company’s prominence and development, Amazon can dominate and make its presence robust in the virtual world.

Multinational organizations like Adidas Nike, among others, have already entered the metaverse. So all we can do is wait and see how it plays out in the future.


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