Non-fungible token (NFT) assets have taken the world by storm in 2021 and three current projects in the NFT universe have seen sales stretch into the billions. Statistics show that the NFT marketplace Opensea, the blockchain NFT game Axie Infinity, and the digital collectible series Cryptopunks have collectively captured over $10 billion in sales.
Opensea, Axie Infinity, Cryptopunks Crack $10 Billion in Sales
As the end of September approaches, the combined sales of three distinct NFT projects have made more than $10 billion in all-time sales. All three projects are unique as well, as the leader in NFT sales, Opensea, is a marketplace that allows users to purchase and sell a wide variety of NFT collectibles from the Ethereum and Polygon networks.
To date, Opensea has seen $6.85 billion in total sales among 452,319 traders, according to dappradar.com’s NFT market stats. Opensea has seen a monthly increase of around 74.26% as it has captured $3.78 billion in sales over the last 30 days.
The blockchain game that leverages a few native tokens and NFTs, Axie Infinity, crossed the $2 billion handle this week as the project has seen an aggregate total of $2.17 billion in all-time sales among 640,376 traders. Monthly Axie Infinity records show that the game saw $574 million worth of NFT sales, down 33.79% during the trailing 30 days.
Lastly, the NFT collection called Cryptopunks is also a billion-dollar NFT project as it commands $1.33 billion in sales today. There’s a total of 10,000 Cryptopunks and according to Dune Analytics, there are 2,980 unique owners (addresses) that own a Cryptopunk NFT. A single entity owns approximately 254 or 2.54% of the entire Cryptopunks NFT collection.
Out of the $1.33 billion in sales, 4,948 traders are tallied by dappradar.com metrics. So far, the Opensea, Axie Infinity, and Cryptopunk projects have seen a total of $10.35 billion in sales.
Records from dune.xyz also indicate that out of a wide variety of Ethereum-based NFT projects, there’s been $8.53 billion or 3,100,960 ether in sales. 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 across 4,471,826 transactions and there are 6,385 NFT projects on Ethereum.