The American firm that manufactures chewing gum, candy, and collectibles, The Topps Company Inc., has announced the launch of the 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT collection. Furthermore, Topps is now leveraging the Avalanche blockchain for NFTs after the company was using the Wax blockchain for projects like the Garbage Pail Kids and Godzilla series.
Topps Launches MLB Inception NFT Series via the Avalanche Network
On Tuesday, Topps revealed the firm’s 2021 Topps MLB Inception NFT Collection, a non-fungible token collection of cards released in conjunction with Major League Baseball and MLB Players, Inc.
Topps web portal, called Toppsnfts.com, will host the new series of NFT baseball cards this September and the NFTs will be minted on the Avalanche (AVAX) blockchain. The avalanche token has seen massive gains in recent times, capturing 126.6% in two weeks and 223% during the last month.
The latest Topps’ MLB Inception NFT series is based on the physical card series the company has released in the past. Topps says the cards will feature “iconic Topps card designs, motion animations, facsimile signatures and digital relic content that showcases MLB rookies, emerging stars, veteran mainstays and more.”