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NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (23/12/2022)

New Amazon documentary series explores NFT culture. Yuga Labs unveiled a short film for the BAYC ecosystem. Warner Music expands its metaverse strategy to launch 3D and AR virtual clothing.

Dec 23, 2022
Crypto.com NFT GameFi Weekly

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON]Faces” features lovable creatures that coexist in imaginary worlds, full of fantasy and movement. The artist Oscar Llorens has 15 years of experience working as an illustrator for clients like “The Washington Post” and “Vanity Fair”. This collection drops exclusively on Crypto.com NFT on 28 December 2022.

[COMING SOON] “Outer Godsis a collection by MuffIsHot, inspired by mystical notions. It uses various esoteric concepts to create a coherent pantheon of curious metaphysical beings. Dropping on 30 December, the collection features various utility items created by the artist, such as NFT airdrops and a signed print from the creator.

Blockchain Games

[COMING SOON] Crypto.com NFT will be collaborating with Eyeball Games to present their upcoming BallDroids collection. Eyeball Games is the creator of Eyeball Pool, a pool game where the skillful can take ownership. The BallDroids collection is set to launch on Crypto.com NFT on 19 January 2023.

[COMING SOON] Defira is working on new game features, such as Idle Battle Mode, 4X MMO, and a variety of mini games. In addition, Defira released its Mimasia Elite Hero mission leaderboard on 21 December 2022.

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
OpenSeaTrump Digital Trading Cards$8,783,000
(—)
$280
OpenSeaBored Ape Yacht Club$3,909,000
(+75%)
$86,200
Crypto.com NFTCrypto.com Land – The First Frontier$943,000
(-35%)
$350
Crypto.com NFTGangverse Social Club$172,000
(—)
$50
MintedVVS Miner Mole$26,000
(-31%)
$230
MintedBored Candy$15,000
(+104%)
$50
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionTrump Digital Trading Cards
Sales Volume (USD)$8,783,000
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$280
Sample
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionBored Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$3,909,000
(+75%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$86,200
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionCrypto.com Land – The First Frontier
Sales Volume (USD)$943,000
(-35%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$350
Sample
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionGangverse Social Club
Sales Volume (USD)$172,000
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$50
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$26,000
(-31%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$230
Sample
PlatformMinted
CollectionBored Candy
Sales Volume (USD)$15,000
(+104%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$50
Sample

Blockchain Game Metrics

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

GameBlockchain(s)UAWVolumeLogo
SplinterlandsHive, Wax290K
(+10%)
$7K
Planet IXPolygon74K
(+7%)
$296K
Tiny WorldBNB Chain46K
(+32%)
$42K
Era7: Game of TruthBNB Chain42K
(-1%)
$37K
Axie InfinityRonin, ETH38K
(-4%)
$5.0M
GameSplinterlands
Blockchain(s)Hive, Wax
UAW290K
(+10%)
Volume$7K
Logo
GamePlanet IX
Blockchain(s)Polygon
UAW74K
(+7%)
Volume$296K
Logo
GameTiny World
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW46K
(+32%)
Volume$42K
Logo
GameEra7: Game of Truth
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW42K
(-1%)
Volume$37K
Logo
GameAxie Infinity
Blockchain(s)Ronin, ETH
UAW38K
(-4%)
Volume$5.0M
Logo
Source: DappRadar

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$5.14 billion, down -12% from last week.

Crypto.com Gaming Token Performance

News Highlights

  • A new Amazon documentary series, NFTMe, explores NFT culture and disruption worldwide. The show features artists, collectors, and industry professionals sharing their experiences with NFTs, and is streaming in the United States and the United Kingdom before being released in other regions.
  • Bored Ape Yacht Club creator Yuga Labs hires a new CEO, Daniel Alegre, from gaming giant Activision Blizzard. Alegre will be focusing on Otherside as well as other Yuga Labs projects, taking the helm in the first half of 2023.
  • Bored Ape Yacht Club teases new ‘Jimmy the Monkey’ lore in a clue-filled Twitter thread. ‘Jimmy The Monkey’ was a character that was first spotted in the BAYC 2.0 roadmap, and is featured in a short film released on 22 December. 
  • American entertainment and record label giant Warner Music Group continues to expand its metaverse strategy by partnering and investing in DressX, a digital fashion retailer. Warner Music artists will be able to collaborate with DressX to design and launch 3D and AR virtual clothing.

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