NFT & Blockchain Gaming Weekly (03/11/2023)

Unstoppable domain expands into the .com domain. Sky Mavis partners with Korean Act Games to bring games to the Ronin blockchain. Association of Tennis Professionals releases posters from the Nitto ATP Finals as NFTs.

Nov 03, 2023
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Chart of the Week

Unstoppable Domains, a Web3 domain service provider, announced its expansion into the .com namespace. This move allows users to purchase traditional .com domains alongside Web3 domains, bridging the gap between Web2 and Web3. The company plans to integrate digital wallets with .com domains, enabling users to send and receive cryptocurrency through these addresses.Unstoppable Domains has around 3.7 million registered domains. Trading activity in 2023 is much greater than 2022, with year-to-date sales being twice as much. However, the trading volume plunged by over 70% during the same period.

Crypto.com Unstoppable Domains Historical Activity

New Project Spotlight

NFT Collectibles

[LIVE] Planet IX: Limited Edition – Corporation Avatar Pack

‘Planet IX Corporation Packs’ can be burned in the player’s in-game inventory. Burning these packs will then unlock Avatars from the Corporation Genesis Collection, consisting of characters representing various corporations in the Planet IX universe. These Avatars will have different utilities in the game, and their full story can only be obtained through the in-game inventory. Collecting multiple characters will allow players to uncover mysteries within the Planet IX universe. The Avatars are AI-analysed and stored as NFTs on the blockchain.

Crypto.com Planet IX

[UPCOMING] Dirty Sockers: Lucky Edition

Dirty Sockers is a community-first, maximum-value CROFam project.  Created by Saad Minhas and Fawaz Kouchak, ‘Dirty Sockers’ is a collection of 10,000 unique algorithmically-generated NFTs with a variety of traits, made by designers with many years of experience in advertising. The OG drop sold out within minutes on 10 January. On 5 May, the first 1000 ‘Dirty Sockers’ were dropped, selling out that weekend. Now, it’s time for ‘Lucky Sockers’ to join in – a collection of 4,500 collectibles. The collection offers real utility – the Dirty Cash Club for passive income, cashback, merchandise giveaways, events, and much more.

Crypto.com Dirty Sockers

NFT Metrics

PlatformCollection7D Sales Volume (USD)Floor Price
(USD)
OpenSeaBored Ape Yacht ClubBored Ape Yacht Club$33,814,459 (+35%)$56,481
OpenSeaMutant Ape Yacht ClubMutant Ape Yacht Club$11,716,781 (+13%)$10,798
Crypto.comCrypto.com Expedition GearCrypto.com Expedition Gear: Tools of the Trade$69,990 (+63%)$4
Crypto.comImage30Loaded Lions$68,962 (+26%)$999
MintedCronos CruisersCronos Cruisers$27,500 (+122%)$620
MintedVVS Miner MoleVVS Miner Mole$7,202 (-16%)$137
PlatformOpenSea
Bored Ape Yacht Club
CollectionBored Ape Yacht Club
7D Sales Volume (USD)$33,814,459 (+35%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$56,481
PlatformOpenSea
Mutant Ape Yacht Club
CollectionMutant Ape Yacht Club
7D Sales Volume (USD)$11,716,781 (+13%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$10,798
PlatformCrypto.com
Crypto.com Expedition Gear
CollectionCrypto.com Expedition Gear: Tools of the Trade
7D Sales Volume (USD)$69,990 (+63%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$4
PlatformCrypto.com
Image30
CollectionLoaded Lions
7D Sales Volume (USD)$68,962 (+26%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$999
PlatformMinted
Cronos Cruisers
CollectionCronos Cruisers
7D Sales Volume (USD)$27,500 (+122%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$620
PlatformMinted
VVS Miner Mole
CollectionVVS Miner Mole
7D Sales Volume (USD)$7,202 (-16%)
Floor Price
(USD)
$137
As of 2 Nov 2023
Sources: OpenSea, Minted, Crypto.com Research

Blockchain Game Metrics

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

GameBlockchain(s)7D Volume (USD)7D UAW
Loaded Lions Mane CityLoaded Lions: Mane CityCronos$30,671 (+43%)4,140 (+31%)
Axie InfinityAxie InfinityEthereum, Ronin$12,754,560 (+124%)35,198 (+9%)
Treasure DAOTreasure DAOEthereum, Arbitrum$6,786,656 (+9%)1,771 (+15%)
Gods UnchainedGods UnchainedEthereum, Immutable X$5,215,060 (-2%)5,182 (+7%)
Image19 CopyKapital DAOEthereum$2,943,834 (+100%)4 (+100%)
Image2 CopyDeFi KingdomsAvalanche, Klaytn, DFK Chain$628,363 (+25%)12,920 (-3%)
Loaded Lions Mane City
GameLoaded Lions: Mane City
Blockchain(s)Cronos
7D Volume (USD)$30,671 (+43%)
7D UAW4,140 (+31%)
Axie Infinity
GameAxie Infinity
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Ronin
7D Volume (USD)$12,754,560 (+124%)
7D UAW35,198 (+9%)
Treasure DAO
GameTreasure DAO
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Arbitrum
7D Volume (USD)$6,786,656 (+9%)
7D UAW1,771 (+15%)
Gods Unchained
GameGods Unchained
Blockchain(s)Ethereum, Immutable X
7D Volume (USD)$5,215,060 (-2%)
7D UAW5,182 (+7%)
Image19 Copy
GameKapital DAO
Blockchain(s)Ethereum
7D Volume (USD)$2,943,834 (+100%)
7D UAW4 (+100%)
Image2 Copy
GameDeFi Kingdoms
Blockchain(s)Avalanche, Klaytn, DFK Chain
7D Volume (USD)$628,363 (+25%)
7D UAW12,920 (-3%)
As of 2 Nov 2023
Sources: Crypto.com Research, DappRadar

Gaming Token Performance

The total market cap for gaming tokens now stands at US$10.18 billion, surging by +4.5% from last week.

Crypto.com Gaming Top Gainers and Losers

News Highlights

  • The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) partnered with Artchild to release customisable and limited-edition tennis posters as NFTs during the Nitto ATP Finals. Fans can customise their own versions of the official Nitto ATP Finals poster on Artchild’s digital platform using artist-curated colour palettes and graphics.
  • Sky Mavis, the developer behind the popular monster-battle NFT game Axie Infinity, partnered with Korean gaming studio Act Games to bring a variety of Japanese video game franchises to its native Ronin blockchain. The first game to be bridged to Ronin is Zoids Wild Arena, inspired by Japan’s largest toy manufacturer, Tomy’s award-winning anime series. Other franchises to be migrated include Hello Kitty, Aggretsuko, and Bubble Bobble. 
  • Claynosaurz, a 3D dinosaur project within the Solana ecosystem, has entered the physical collectibles sector with the release of limited-colour plushies. The first batch of limited edition Claynosaurz plushies will be available in the Jurassic Aqua colour with an orange belly.
  • NFT project Deadfellaz and non-custodial wallet MetaMask collaborated to create a Halloween-themed CryptoArt event in the Decentraland Metaverse called Infected S3. The event runs until 6 November and it features the works of over 20 Web3 artists.

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