NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (30/06/2023)

Crypto.com announces Global Innovation Lab for Web3 and AI. Azuki releases expansion of its NFT ecosystem called ‘Elementals’, and received mixed reactions from community. Gaming giant Ubisoft unveils its first blockchain game.

Jun 30, 2023
Crypto.com NFT and Gaming

Chart of the Week

The blue-chip NFT collection ‘Bored Ape Yacht Club’ (BAYC) experienced high selling pressure, with a -19.72% drop in floor price and +275.54% surge in trading volume within the past 30 days. This may be the result of the recent sales activity from whales totalling over 50 NFTs.

Bored Ape Yacht Club Volume and Floor Price

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON] Inside the mind is a project by 2J_sTARY, an artist who specialises in 3D animation. Dropping on 3 July on Crypto.com NFT, it invites the viewer to take a trip through the artist’s mind, experiencing pivotal moments in his life captured via moving-picture NFTs.

Inside the Mind by 2J_sTARY

[COMING SOON] Studio Dragon: DearRo NFT Collection 2 is a collection by STUDIO DRAGON, one of Korea’s leading scripted TV studios. This drop is the second NFT collection of DearRo, a collaboration between Studio Dragon’s most beloved global dramas. The collection goes live on Crypto.com NFT on 5 July.

Studio Dragon: DearRo NFT Collection 2

Blockchain Games

[LIVE] Crypto.com is giving out two UFC 290 tickets or a ‘Cyber Cubs’ NFT in the Expedition Giveaway. Holders of a ‘Crypto.com Expedition Gear’ NFT are eligible for this giveaway, and ‘Loaded Lions’ NFT holders will receive an additional entry when they participate in it.

Crypto.com Expedition Giveaway

[LIVE] Croskull has launched the beta version of Bonesville’s new auction house. The game has incorporated new features, such as a new ecosystem token balance display and a custom logo for ‘Croskull Soul Bound Token’ holders.

Croskull Bonesville's new auction house

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
OpenSeaAzuki$53,476,000
(+297%)
$17,500Image18 2
OpenSeaBored Ape Yacht Club$36,880,000
(-30%)
$69,200Image11 4
Crypto.com NFTLIFE OF HEL – Volume 1$53,900
(—)
$9Image23 4
Crypto.com NFTLoaded Lions$46,700
(-7%)
$1,300Image22 1
MintedAtlantis Spaceships$7,600
(—)
$20Image17 4
MintedVVS Miner Mole$7,400
(-15%)
$140Image24 3
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionAzuki
Sales Volume (USD)$53,476,000
(+297%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$17,500
SampleImage18 2
PlatformOpenSea
CollectionBored Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$36,880,000
(-30%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$69,200
SampleImage11 4
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionLIFE OF HEL – Volume 1
Sales Volume (USD)$53,900
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$9
SampleImage23 4
PlatformCrypto.com NFT
CollectionLoaded Lions
Sales Volume (USD)$46,700
(-7%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$1,300
SampleImage22 1
PlatformMinted
CollectionAtlantis Spaceships
Sales Volume (USD)$7,600
(—)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$20
SampleImage17 4
PlatformMinted
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$7,400
(-15%)
Floor Price 
(USD)
$140
SampleImage24 3
As of 30 Jun 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
IskraKlaytn, Ethereum276K
(—)
$43KImage14 1
Hippo Dash by GametaBNB Chain96K
(-0.4%)
$0.3KImage8 5
SplinterlandsHive, WAX88K
(-8%)
$1KImage20 2
DeFi KingdomsHarmony, Avalanche67K
(-1%)
$848KImage13 1
Carrom BlitzFlow53K
(+85%)
$6KImage12 3
GameIskra
Blockchain(s)Klaytn, Ethereum
UAW276K
(—)
Volume$43K
LogoImage14 1
GameHippo Dash by Gameta
Blockchain(s)BNB Chain
UAW96K
(-0.4%)
Volume$0.3K
LogoImage8 5
GameSplinterlands
Blockchain(s)Hive, WAX
UAW88K
(-8%)
Volume$1K
LogoImage20 2
GameDeFi Kingdoms
Blockchain(s)Harmony, Avalanche
UAW67K
(-1%)
Volume$848K
LogoImage13 1
GameCarrom Blitz
Blockchain(s)Flow
UAW53K
(+85%)
Volume$6K
LogoImage12 3
As of 30 Jun 2023 Sources: DappRadar, Crypto.com Research

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$9.55 billion, down -2% from last week.

Screenshot 2023 06 30 At 7.11.40 Pm

News Highlights


Recent Research Reports

   
Rni Working Template May 2023 Ch Ch BannerMemesImage9 4
Research Roundup Newsletter [May 2023]: In our latest issue of Research Roundup, we feature trending market insights in May, charts of the month, and our latest research reports exploring memes — what makes them successful, their role in crypto and Web3, and the resurgence of meme mania.The Evolution of Memes and What Makes Them Successful: What are memes, how have they evolved, and what makes them successful? We also explore the role they play in crypto and Web3, and what the future holds for memes.Alpha Navigator: Quest for Alpha [May 2023]: Asset classes mostly dipped in May and crypto remains the best performer YTD. US debt ceiling dispute defused. Interest rate decisions from multiple central banks in the coming month.
 Rni Working Template May 2023 Ch Ch Banner
 Memes
 Image9 4
 Research Roundup Newsletter [May 2023]: In our latest issue of Research Roundup, we feature trending market insights in May, charts of the month, and our latest research reports exploring memes — what makes them successful, their role in crypto and Web3, and the resurgence of meme mania.
 The Evolution of Memes and What Makes Them Successful: What are memes, how have they evolved, and what makes them successful? We also explore the role they play in crypto and Web3, and what the future holds for memes.
 Alpha Navigator: Quest for Alpha [May 2023]: Asset classes mostly dipped in May and crypto remains the best performer YTD. US debt ceiling dispute defused. Interest rate decisions from multiple central banks in the coming month.

Recent University Articles

   
Bitcoin's Scalability Problem Solutions And ChallengesCryptocurrency Futures And Derivatives A Growing MarketTop 10 Bullish Crypto Trading Signals To Know
Bitcoin Scalability: Challenges and Solutions: This article explores the various challenges associated with Bitcoin’s scalability problem, with potential solutions while maintaining network security.Cryptocurrency Futures and Derivatives: A Growing Market: Explore the rapidly expanding world of crypto futures and derivatives, and learn about their impact on the digital asset market.Top 10 Bullish Crypto Trading Indicators: This guide explores the top 10 bullish crypto indicators, explaining how each one can be calculated and interpreted — and how they can enhance the crypto trading experience.
 Bitcoin's Scalability Problem Solutions And Challenges
 Cryptocurrency Futures And Derivatives A Growing Market
 Top 10 Bullish Crypto Trading Signals To Know
 Bitcoin Scalability: Challenges and Solutions: This article explores the various challenges associated with Bitcoin’s scalability problem, with potential solutions while maintaining network security.
 Cryptocurrency Futures and Derivatives: A Growing Market: Explore the rapidly expanding world of crypto futures and derivatives, and learn about their impact on the digital asset market.
 Top 10 Bullish Crypto Trading Indicators: This guide explores the top 10 bullish crypto indicators, explaining how each one can be calculated and interpreted — and how they can enhance the crypto trading experience.

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