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NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (20/01/2023)

Yuga Labs’ Sewer Pass NFT collection yields over $6 million in sales. Seoul government opens metaverse project to the public. Yves Saint Laurent files NFT trademark applications.

Jan 20, 2023
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New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON]“Colourful Imagination paints a surreal world filled with rich emotions. This project is created by NAKTA, a Korean graphic artist who combines photography and digital collage techniques, and it drops exclusively on Crypto.com NFT on 23 January 2023.

[COMING SOON] Plastic 77 is a collection by Skie, an artist from Rome, Italy. Dropping on 30 January, it features a parallel metaverse where the only light sources are LEDs and neon.

Blockchain Games

[COMING SOON] Croskull’s Season 3 will be ending in a week’s time, with characters such as the Legendary LaserCrab still waiting for its owner. The game announced that it has contributed to more than 370,000 transactions on Cronos chain.

[COMING SOON]Defira’s unique stickers will soon be available in the LINE app, allowing users to take their chats to the next level. The game is also looking to expand its stickers to other platforms based on users’ feedback.

NFT Metrics

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

PlatformCollectionSales Volume (USD)Floor Price 
(USD)
Sample
OpenSeaSewer Pass$18,684,000
(—)
$3,570
OpenSeaCryptoPunks$6,220,000
(-6%)
$104,300
Crypto.com NFTLoaded Lions$299,100
(+53%)
$1,900
Crypto.com NFTCrypto.com Land – The First Frontier$78,700
(-12%)
$50
MintedEyeball Balldroid Gen 0$54,300
(—)
$120
MintedVVS Miner Mole$36,200
(+15%)
$190
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionSewer Pass
Sales Volume (USD)$18,684,000
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$3,570
Sample
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionCryptoPunks
Sales Volume (USD)$6,220,000
(-6%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$104,300
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionLoaded Lions
Sales Volume (USD)$299,100
(+53%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$1,900
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionCrypto.com Land – The First Frontier
Sales Volume (USD)$78,700
(-12%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$50
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionEyeball Balldroid Gen 0
Sales Volume (USD)$54,300
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$120
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$36,200
(+15%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$190
Sample
As of 20 Jan 2023
Sources: OpenSea, Minted, Crypto.com Research

Blockchain Game Metrics

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

GameBlockchain(s)UAWVolumeLogo
SplinterlandsHive, WAX317K
(+7%)
$8K
Planet IXPolygon107K
(+9%)
$157K
Axie InfinityRonin, ETH49K
(+21%)
$21.1M
Era7: Game of TruthBNB Chain41K
(+1%)
$37K
Meta ApesBNB Chain38K
(+1%)
$419K
GameSplinterlands
Blockchain(s)Hive, WAX
UAW317K
(+7%)
Volume$8K
Logo
GamePlanet IX
Blockchain(s)Polygon
UAW107K
(+9%)
Volume$157K
Logo
GameAxie Infinity
Blockchain(s)Ronin, ETH
UAW49K
(+21%)
Volume$21.1M
Logo
GameEra7: Game of Truth
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW41K
(+1%)
Volume$37K
Logo
GameMeta Apes
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW38K
(+1%)
Volume$419K
Logo
As of 20 Jan 2023
Sources: DappRadar, Crypto.com Research

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$7.28 billion, up +19% from last week.

Gaming Top Gainers And Losers 20 Jan 1

News Highlights

Recent Research Reports

Crypto Market Sizing Report 2022: New research released by Crypto.com reports that global cryptocurrency owners increased by 39% in 2022, rising from 306 million in January to 425 million in December.2022 Year Review & 2023 Year Ahead: 2022 has been a rollercoaster ride for the crypto industry. In this report, we curate the top ten crypto events and trends of 2022, followed by our outlook for 2023.Alpha Navigator: Quest for Alpha [December 2022]: The new year has seen crypto outperforming equities and gold. BTC options’ implied volatilities are subdued while perpetual futures funding rates are positive.
Crypto Market Sizing Report 2022: New research released by Crypto.com reports that global cryptocurrency owners increased by 39% in 2022, rising from 306 million in January to 425 million in December.
2022 Year Review & 2023 Year Ahead: 2022 has been a rollercoaster ride for the crypto industry. In this report, we curate the top ten crypto events and trends of 2022, followed by our outlook for 2023.
Alpha Navigator: Quest for Alpha [December 2022]: The new year has seen crypto outperforming equities and gold. BTC options’ implied volatilities are subdued while perpetual futures funding rates are positive.

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