Weekly GameFi Update (Week 18, 06/05/2022 – 12/05/2022)

NASA and Epic Games team up to post a challenge to help build a ‘Martian Metaverse’. Samsung plans to create its own Metaverse and creates a dedicated task force. Crypto.com Capital participates in the $7.5M funding round for Nyan Heroes, a play-to-earn AAA battle royale shooter.

May 13, 2022
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Key Takeaways

  • NASA has teamed up with Epic Games, posting a challenge to help build a ‘Martian metaverse’ experience with the help of Unreal Engine 5. The aim is to help prepare astronauts for the experiences and situations that will be encountered on Mars. 
  • Last Friday, Samsung’s Vice Chairman ​​Han Jong-hee revealed that Samsung is planning to create their own version of the metaverse. The company has reportedly created a dedicated task force to explore metaverse topics.
  • Nyan Heroes recently closed a $7.5M funding round with the help of Crypto.com Capital, among others. The game is a AAA Battle Royale shooter, and is focusing on building an immersive gameplay experience with sustainable play-to-earn mechanics.
  • The total market cap for GameFi tokens now stands at US$34.98 billion, down -14.56% from last week.


Game Updates

Top Gainers and Losers

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*Gaming Infrastructure tokens: ENJ, FLOW, WAXP, UOS, MBOX, DAWN, GALA, IMX
*Gaming Guild tokens: YGG, MC, UNIX, GGG, AGV

Top Games Metrics

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* Week-on-Week (WoW) % change is calculated based on the differences between two consecutive 7-day periods
* Users refer to the number of unique wallet addresses interacting with the dApp’s smart contracts
* Weekly Volume refers to the total amount of incoming value to the dApp’s smart contracts during the 7-day period

* Weekly Transactions refer to the no. of transactions made on the dApp’s smart contracts during the 7-day period
* Stickiness refers to the ratio of daily active users (DAU) to monthly active users (MAU). A high stickiness means users consistently return to the dApp.

* Weekly volume using Splinterland data is approx US$818K.
Splinterlands, Alien Worlds, MOBOX, Bomb Crypto, Axie Infinity, DeFi Kingdoms, Pegaxy, X World Games data from DappRadar

Top 15 Largest Tokens by Market Cap

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Source: CoinGecko, Crypto.com Research

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