Future of Media, Entertainment and Sport

What play-to-earn gaming can tell us about the future of the digital economy — and the metaverse

Play-to-earn games are introducing new paradigms of true digital ownership to the gaming industry—and beyond. Image: Skyweaver, Horizon Blockchain Games

Stefan Brambilla Hall
Project Lead, Media, Entertainment and Sport, World Economic Forum Geneva
Moritz Baier-Lentz
Partner and Head of Gaming, Lightspeed Venture Partners
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Historical models for video game ownership like in Diablo II never allowed players to legally own their in-game assets such as hard-earned weaponry or armor. Image: Diablo II Resurrected, Blizzard Entertainment

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