GRAPEVINE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME) (“GameStop” or the “Company”) today announced it has entered into a partnership with Immutable X Pty Limited (collectively with its affiliates, “Immutable X”). The partnership establishes an up to $100 million fund in Immutable X’s IMX tokens, which the parties intend to use for grants to creators of non-fungible token (“NFT”) content and technology. Immutable X will also become a layer-2 partner and platform for GameStop and the Company’s NFT marketplace that is expected to launch later this year. In addition, the terms provide for Immutable X providing up to approximately $150 million in IMX tokens to GameStop upon the achievement of certain milestones.1
Creators from gaming studios, web 3.0 and metaverse gaming developers, and elsewhere can request to be a content creator on GameStop’s NFT marketplace by visiting https://nft.gamestop.com.
The partnership agreement and other relevant information will be disclosed on Form 8-K with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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1 The number of IMX tokens scheduled to be granted to GameStop was based on the 7-day trailing average of the IMX USD closing price preceding the date the partnership agreement was executed by the parties.