GameFi (Week 23, 10/06/2022 – 16/06/2022)

The metaverse could be worth US$5T by 2030. Yahoo launches metaverse and NFT-related events in Hong Kong. Words With Friends co-founder launches Web3 gaming studio.

Jun 17, 2022
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Key Takeaways

  • In a 77-page report titled “Value Creation in the Metaverse” published by consulting firm McKinsey on Tuesday, it was found that global spending in the metaverse could reach US$5T by 2030. The report drew insight from two surveys conducted with over 3,500 participants across 11 countries. 
  • Major companies are increasingly embracing the metaverse, with web services provider Yahoo launching a series of metaverse and NFT-related events in Hong Kong, such as virtual events, concerts, and exhibitions in the Decentraland metaverse. 
  • Words With Friends co-founder Paul Bettner has launched a new subsidiary of Playful Studios named ‘The Wildcard Alliance’. Its focus is on Web3 game development, which has so far raised US$46M in Series A funding. Their first project is titled “Wildcard”, a multiplayer collectible card game.
  • The total market cap for GameFi tokens now stands at US$7.08 billion, down -24.76% from last week.


Game Updates

Top Gainers and Losers

*Gaming Infrastructure tokens: ENJ, FLOW, WAXP, UOS, MBOX, DAWN, GALA, IMX
*Gaming Guild tokens: YGG, MC, UNIX, GGG, AGV

Top Games Metrics

* Week-on-Week (WoW) % change is calculated based on the differences between two consecutive 7-day periods
* Users refer to the number of unique wallet addresses interacting with the dApp’s smart contracts
* Weekly Volume refers to the total amount of incoming value to the dApp’s smart contracts during the 7-day period

* Weekly Transactions refer to the no. of transactions made on the dApp’s smart contracts during the 7-day period
* Stickiness refers to the ratio of daily active users (DAU) to monthly active users (MAU). A high stickiness means users consistently return to the dApp.

* Weekly volume using Splinterlands data is approx US$422K.
Alien Worlds, Splinterlands, MOBOX, Sunflower Land, Pegaxy, SecondLive, Axie Infinity, DeFi Kingdoms data 
from DappRadar
* STEPN data from Dune Analytics

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Source: CoinGecko, Research

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