NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (01/09/2023)

Loaded Lions launched Web3 game Mane City. Adidas creates residency for NFT artists spanning the digital and physical realms. Lufthansa launched NFT loyalty programme on the Polygon Network.

Sep 01, 2023
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Chart of the Week

Loaded Lions: Mane City, Crypto.com and Cronos’s first-ever collaborative Web3 game, launched on August 30. Mane City is a tycoon simulator featuring Web3’s most fabulous felines. Players can build their dream city from the ground up, strategise their growth, and compete against other players for fantastic rewards. The game became one of the top ten Web3 games by volume across all chains within just one day of its launch.

Crypto.com Loaded Lions Mane City

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[COMING SOON] Doookie is a collection by PEACHEEZE, an illustrator with extensive experience in the gaming industry. This drop features the adventures of a genre-bending rock band living through a zombie apocalypse. The collection will go live on Crypto.com NFT on 1 September.

Crypto.com Peacheeze

[COMING SOON]Mutant ROO’ is Rooit‘s new collection that features a series of 1,000 utility-enabled 3D NFTs. Holders can enjoy Chat2Earn capabilities, private club membership, participation in IRL events, early access to future Rooit drops, and more. The collection goes live on Crypto.com NFT on 6 September.

Crypto.com Mutant Roo

Blockchain Games

[LIVE] Loaded Lions: Mane City, a tycoon-style game powered by Cronos, went live on 30 August. Each player is an entrepreneur with the goal of building and designing their dream city. Mane City became one of the top ten Web3 games by volume across all chains within just one day of its launch.

Crypto.com Loaded Lions Mane City

NFT Metrics

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

PlatformLOGOCollectionSales Volume (USD)Floor Price
(USD)
OpenSeaImage34Bored Ape Yacht Club$9,134,702
(-58%)
$49,022
OpenSeaImage24Mutant Ape Yacht Club$7,533,582
(-12%)
$9,441
Crypto.comImage10Crypto.com Land – The First Frontier$128,056
(+337%)
$70
Crypto.comImage30Loaded Lions$75,648
(+121%)
$1,129
MintedImage22MiCROchips$7,863
(+7%)
$24
MintedImage3VVS Miner Mole$5,404
(+39%)
$111
PlatformOpenSea
LOGOImage34
CollectionBored Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$9,134,702
(-58%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$49,022
PlatformOpenSea
LOGOImage24
CollectionMutant Ape Yacht Club
Sales Volume (USD)$7,533,582
(-12%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$9,441
PlatformCrypto.com
LOGOImage10
CollectionCrypto.com Land – The First Frontier
Sales Volume (USD)$128,056
(+337%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$70
PlatformCrypto.com
LOGOImage30
CollectionLoaded Lions
Sales Volume (USD)$75,648
(+121%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$1,129
PlatformMinted
LOGOImage22
CollectionMiCROchips
Sales Volume (USD)$7,863
(+7%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$24
PlatformMinted
LOGOImage3
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
Sales Volume (USD)$5,404
(+39%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$111
As of 31 Aug 2023 Sources: OpenSea, Minted, Crypto.com Research

Blockchain Game Metrics

The following table shows select top games by weekly volume in USD:

GameLOGOBlockchain(s)7D Volume (USD)7D UAW
Loaded Lions: Mane CityImage16Cronos$60,909
(-)
2,586
(-)
Treasure DAOImage7Ethereum, Arbitrum$7,693,145
(+127%)
1,577
(+11%)
Axie InfinityImage12Ethereum, Ronin$4,414,921
(-15%)
34,995
(-1%)
Gods UnchainedImage2Ethereum, Immutable X$2,755,991
(+67%)
3,354
(+1%)
Cross The AgesImage14Immutable X$1,646,476
(-16%)
819
(-44%)
Nine ChroniclesImage15Ethereum, BNB Chain, Other$919,793
(+1192%)
38,540
(+4%)
GameLoaded Lions: Mane City
LOGOImage16
Blockchain(s)Cronos
7D Volume (USD)$60,909
(-)
7D UAW2,586
(-)
GameTreasure DAO
LOGOImage7
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Arbitrum
7D Volume (USD)$7,693,145
(+127%)
7D UAW1,577
(+11%)
GameAxie Infinity
LOGOImage12
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Ronin
7D Volume (USD)$4,414,921
(-15%)
7D UAW34,995
(-1%)
GameGods Unchained
LOGOImage2
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Immutable X
7D Volume (USD)$2,755,991
(+67%)
7D UAW3,354
(+1%)
GameCross The Ages
LOGOImage14
Blockchain(s)Immutable X
7D Volume (USD)$1,646,476
(-16%)
7D UAW819
(-44%)
GameNine Chronicles
LOGOImage15
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, BNB Chain, Other
7D Volume (USD)$919,793
(+1192%)
7D UAW38,540
(+4%)
As of 31 Aug 2023     Sources: DappRadar, Crypto.com Research

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$8.37 billion, dropped -3.26% from last week.

Crypto.com Gaming Top Gainers and Losers 1 Sep

News Highlights

  • Adidas launched a digital artist residency programme called ‘Residency by Adidas’ to support and collaborate with NFT artists. It aims to showcase digital creative talents and facilitate collaborations on digital and physical items.
  • Lufthansa, one of Europe’s largest airline groups, launched an NFT loyalty programme on the Polygon Network. Through the programme, passengers can convert their flights into NFTs and receive rewards such as miles and business lounge vouchers.
  • OpenSea introduced new token options to cater to redeemable NFTs. The new standards allow creators to launch NFTs that can be used to redeem other NFTs, physical items, or experiences. The roadmap outlines various features and functionalities that will be implemented over time. OpenSea has also released a proof-of-concept NFT called ‘Burnie’ to demonstrate the functionality of the new token standard. 
  • Doodles and popular footwear brand Crocs collaborated to create a limited-edition NFT collection of pastel-enriched footwear. The collection includes a pair of genuine Crocs shoes adorned with 8 Doodles Jibbitz™ charms.
  • Pudgy Penguins NFT collection launched its clothing brand, ‘IGLOO.’ It offers a range of stylish casual wear, including hats, hoodies, sweatpants, t-shirts, and shorts.

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