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NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (17/11/2022)

Nike unveils its NFT marketplace .Swoosh. CryptoPunks’ floor price flipped Bored Ape Yacht Club. Yuga Labs acquired Beeple’s WENEW.

Nov 18, 2022
NFT and Blockchain Gaming Update

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON] WearX by PUML” features in real-life and metaverse-compatible wearables by PUML Better Health, a move-to-earn fitness and wellness company from Brisbane, Australia. This collection drops on 21 November, exclusively on Crypto.com NFT.

[COMING SOON] In Ruben Kos’s “Welcome to Paradise”, the artist takes viewers on a journey through dead landscapes and eerie nothingness. Featuring a series of self-manufactured structures, this collection will drop on Crypto.com NFT on 29 November.

Blockchain Games

[LIVE] Defira reveals the most popular hero races purchased on Cronos. In addition, it launched new farm rates that enable players to earn sFIRA (Sealed Fira) to power up their NFT items.

[LIVE] CroSkulls is organising the Bonesville Cup on the FIFA World Cup™ fantasy game platform. The top three winners will receive prizes like the Founder Pet, S2 Pet Egg, and S2 Pet (Owl).

NFT Metrics

The following table shows select top creators (by weekly sales volume on each platform) and a sample of their art:

PlatformCollectionSales Volume (USD)Floor Price 
(USD)
Sample
OpenSeaBored Ape Yacht Club$6,613,000
(+59%)
$73,100
OpenSeaCryptoPunks$4,429,000
(-8%)
$80,900
Crypto.com NFTLoaded Lions$594,000
(+26%)
$2,200
MintedVVS Miner Mole$79,000
(-13%)
$340
MintedArgonauts$60,000
(-5%)
$80
Crypto.com NFTCyber Cubs$38,000
(+119%)
$220
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionBored Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$6,613,000
(+59%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$73,100
Sample
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionCryptoPunks
Sales Volume (USD)$4,429,000
(-8%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$80,900
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionLoaded Lions
Sales Volume (USD)$594,000
(+26%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$2,200
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$79,000
(-13%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$340
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionArgonauts
Sales Volume (USD)$60,000
(-5%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$80
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionCyber Cubs
Sales Volume (USD)$38,000
(+119%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$220
Sample

Blockchain Game Metrics

The following table shows select top games by weekly Unique Active Wallets (UAW):

GameBlockchain(s)UAWVolumeLogo
SplinterlandsHive, Wax256K
(-8%)
$7K
Trickshot BlitzFlow65K
(-51%)
$36K
Axie InfinityRonin, ETH47K
(-13%)
$7.3M
Ultimate ChampionsPolygon45K
(+203%)
$1K
Tiny WorldBNB Chain42K
(+31%)
$44K
GameSplinterlands
Blockchain(s)Hive, Wax
UAW256K
(-8%)
Volume$7K
Logo
GameTrickshot Blitz
Blockchain(s)Flow
UAW65K
(-51%)
Volume$36K
Logo
GameAxie Infinity
Blockchain(s)Ronin, ETH
UAW47K
(-13%)
Volume$7.3M
Logo
GameUltimate Champions
Blockchain(s)Polygon
UAW45K
(+203%)
Volume$1K
Logo
GameTiny World
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW42K
(+31%)
Volume$44K
Logo
Source: DappRadar

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$6.65 billion, down -5% from last week.

Gaming Top Gainers and Losers

News Highlights

  • Nike unveiled its NFT marketplace, .Swoosh. It is currently in the beta phase, with its first collection set to launch in 2023. Virtual creations, such as digital sneakers, apparel, and accessories, will become available for collectors.
  • CryptoPunks floor price flipped Bored Ape Yacht Club to regain the number one spot. The floor price of CryptoPunks remained relatively stable amidst the market turmoil, varying between 65 to 67 ETH in the past month.
  • Bored Ape Yacht Club creator Yuga Labs acquired NFT startup WENEW, creator of the 10KTF project and other brand collaborations. As part of the deal, WENEW Co-founder Mike “Beeple” Winkelmann will join Yuga Labs as an advisor.

Recent Research Reports

Argentina 2022 Survey: Argentines Are Increasingly Keen to Adopt Cryptos and NFTs: Crypto.com recently commissioned a survey of more than 2,000 Argentines to find out more about their investment preferences, knowledge, and opinions on crypto and NFTs.Research Roundup Newsletter (October 2022): In this issue, we cover our recent Bloomberg Terminal integration, a special research report for the Singapore Fintech Festival, and feature articles on NFT financialisation and utility.Alpha Navigator (October 2022): We look at crypto industry performance in October, including ETH’s short-term correlations with equities reducing. Is the Fed pivoting on rate tightening policy?
Argentina 2022 Survey: Argentines Are Increasingly Keen to Adopt Cryptos and NFTs: Crypto.com recently commissioned a survey of more than 2,000 Argentines to find out more about their investment preferences, knowledge, and opinions on crypto and NFTs.
Research Roundup Newsletter (October 2022): In this issue, we cover our recent Bloomberg Terminal integration, a special research report for the Singapore Fintech Festival, and feature articles on NFT financialisation and utility.
Alpha Navigator (October 2022): We look at crypto industry performance in October, including ETH’s short-term correlations with equities reducing. Is the Fed pivoting on rate tightening policy?

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