Coinbase NFT has recently made the decision to pause creator drops, causing confusion and speculation among the nonfungible token (NFT) community.
It has been reported that despite the pause, Coinbase emphasized its NFT marketplace is not closing down. Coinbase NFT’s decision to pause creator drops aims to improve the overall user experience and ensuring platform security for both creators and buyers.
However, the pause claims to be temporary and there is currently no set date for when drops will resume. In the meantime, Coinbase NFT focuses on providing support and resources to existing creators and buyers on the platform. The company states there is no reason to doubt Coinbase NFT, now focusing on other features to benefit the NFT community.
The report said that competition from other NFT marketplaces raise criticism and doubt about the capabilities of Coinbase NFT to evolve and improve. Many link this decision to the recent layoffs the company made, along with other technology companies in the US.
Likewise, Coinbase NFT remains as one of the leaders of the NFT industry, as Coinbase also is one of the biggest crypto exchanges in the world. The company repeatedly expresses its dedication to fostering a thriving NFT ecosystem, taking this pause on creator drops as an opportunity to refine their platform.
The pause on creator drops will temporarily affect those who were planning to release new NFT collections on Coinbase NFT. Creators who were looking to launch new collections may have to wait until the platform resumes its drop program, which can be a disappointment. This pause will not impact existing collections and transactions on the platform.
Thus, Coinbase NFT is also offering support to creators during this temporary pause. They are providing resources and information to help creators understand how the pause will impact them, and what steps they can take to prepare for the resumption of drops. For many this decision means they must turn to evaluate other launching options.
Source: NFT Evening