The team behind the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Shiba Inu ($SHIB) has dropped the first clue on an upcoming announcement that according to the cryptocurrency’s lead developer Shytoshi Kusama will “floor everyone.”
The SHIB team has said that entertainment industry veteran Marcie Jastrow has joined its metaverse team and will be working on the project, called “Shib: The Metaverse.”
Kusama has earlier teased the Shiba Inu community about a specific major development that is set to be announced in the near future. The lead developer hasn’t disclosed any specific details and only gave out information the community has been using to speculate.
On Telegram, Kusama suggested that what the Shiba Inu team is “going to announce next week or [the] next week after going to floor EVERYONE.” The lead developer added that even he is “floored” as things are “about to get really interesting.”
When pressed for more information, as the IBTimes reports, Kusama declined to go any further, saying that “at this caliber, I can’t even divulge anything. But I will say they are very impressed.”
Marcie Jastrow was welcomed by the Shiba Inu team and community to work on the meme-inspired cryptocurrency’s project. Jastrow has over 20 years of experience working in the entertainment industry and was an “early pioneer in Immersive.”
The executive will assist the Shiba Inu team in securing brand partnerships and is tasked with “providing a broad approach that impacts the story behind constructing the environment in order to deliver an exceptional product which incorporates multiple factors.”
The Shiba Inu metaverse is being envisioned as a “massive environment for the #ShibArmy to grow, share, and benefit together.” In it, the community is expected to have a “great deal of interaction, future choices, and creative ways to immerse themselves in this environment.”
As CryptoGlobe reported, Kusama has in the past suggested the deal would “break the internet,” noting many are unaware it’s happening right in front of them.
Notably, the SHIB community has revealed through a series of polls it supports token burns over its Metaverse as part of the project’s long-term strategy, presumably believing a reduction in the currency’s circulating supply is more beneficial than its Metaverse.
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