Non-fungible token (NFT) assets took the world by storm in 2021 and three current projects in the NFT universe have generated billions in sales. Statistics show that the Opensea NFT marketplace, the Axie Infinity blockchain NFT game, and the Cryptopunks digital collectible series have combined sales of over $ 10 billion.
Opensea, Axie Infinity, Cryptopunks crack $ 10 billion in sales
By late September, the combined sales of three different NFT projects had total sales of more than $ 10 billion. All three projects are also unique in that Opensea, the leader in NFT sales, is a marketplace that allows users to buy and sell a wide variety of NFT collectibles from the Ethereum and Polygon networks.
To date, Opensea has totaled $ 6.85 billion in sales with 452,319 dealers, so dappradar.com‘s NFT Market Statistics. Opensea saw a monthly increase of around 74.26% and had revenues of $ 3.78 billion in the last 30 days.
The blockchain game that leverages some native tokens and NFTs, Axie Infinity, broke the $ 2 billion mark this week as the project had total sales of $ 2.17 billion among 640,376 merchants. Axie Infinity’s monthly records show the game had NFT sales valued at $ 574 million, a decrease of 33.79% over the past 30 days.
Finally, the NFT collection called Cryptopunks is also a billion dollar NFT project as it has sales of $ 1.33 billion today. There are a total of 10,000 cryptopunks and, according to Dune Analytics, there are 2,980 unique owners (addresses) who own a cryptopunk NFT. A single company owns approximately 254, or 2.54%, of the total Cryptopunks NFT collection.
Of the $ 1.33 billion in sales, 4,948 merchants are counted by dappradar.com metrics. So far, the Opensea, Axie Infinity and Cryptopunk projects have achieved total sales of 10.35 billion US dollars.
Records of dune.xyz also point out that a variety of Ethereum-based NFT projects generated revenue of $ 8.53 billion, or 3,100,960 ethers. NFT projects listed include Cryptopunks, Art Blocks, Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Rarible, Meebits, Loot, and Superrare. The $ 8.53 billion was accounted for by 4,471,826 transactions and there are 6,385 NFT projects on Ethereum.
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