In line with the launch of the show’s fourth season, Netflix has partnered with Candy Digital to create and produce a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFT) for its original series Stranger Things. The first collection went live on Thursday, July 14, and will feature 17 different characters from Season Four.
Initially, the collaboration will have its first release called “The Upside Down Series” will have a total of 11,111 tokens available for minting. The NFTs will be in a mystery box and will only be revealed upon purchase. The collection will feature fan favorites like Eleven, Dustin, and Max. Among the 17 characters, Eleven will have the most limited edition run with only 223 total NFTs available.
The number of available posters for each character are stated below:
|Character||No. of posters|
Further, according to the creators, the NFT artworks will display a dynamic, poster-style art style.
“Our collaboration with Netflix showcases Candy Digital’s commitment to expanding and deepening the ways that fans interact with the content, characters, and stories they are passionate about,” says Scott Lawin, Candy Digital CEO.
With their commitment to producing environmentally friendly collectibles, Netflix and Candy Digital noted that every digital asset will be minted on the Palm blockchain, an Ethereum-based side-chain that has a near 0% carbon footprint.
The first drop, Upside Down Series, is priced at $11 USD for individual mystery boxes and $275 USD for the “Hell Fire Club Bundle” which includes all 17 character posters.
Consequently, other Stranger Things Season Four collectibles are said to be in the works for later releases this summer, and in November for Stranger Things Day.
Aside from Netflix, other big international brands also ventured into NFTs. Recently, Meta officially began testing NFT integration on Facebook and Instagram. Currently, the testing of Polygon and Ethereum-based NFTs has already started among a selected group of creators on the platform, according to Navdeep Singh, Meta’s Product Manager. (Read more: Meta Launches NFT Display on Facebook)
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