This week Google Trends shows that the acronym NFT, which stands for non-fungible token, has reached a score of 100, the highest score a search query can get from the data analytics aggregator. Meanwhile, statistics indicate that during the last 30 days across ten different blockchains, there’s been $2.73 billion in NFT sales.
NFT Monthly Volume Sees Close to $3 Billion in Sales — Axie Infinity, Clonex, MAYC Sales Reign
While the crypto economy has seen a downturn, it’s too early to say whether or not it’s affecting NFT sales. However, monthly statistics show that across ten different blockchain networks including Ethereum, Ronin, Solana, Flow, Polygon, and more, there’s been $2.73 billion in NFT sales.
The collection with the most sales stemmed from the Ronin chain or the Axie Infinity blockchain video game NFT compilation. Over the last 30 days, metrics indicate Axie Infinity saw $219.5 million in sales. Month-over-month, Axie Infinity sales are down 66.51%.
The NFT collection Clonex pulled down $212 million over the last month according to cryptoslam.io metrics and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) did $209.1 million in sales. MAYC was followed by Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) with $196.2 million in 30-day sales.
The BAYC collection is followed by Cryptopunks ($144M), The Sandbox ($90M), Doodles ($85M), Prime Ape Planet ($76.4M), RTFKT Clonex Mintvial ($66M), and Adidas Originals ($60.2M)
Ethereum NFT Sales Rule the Roost, Cryptopunk #4156 Sells for $10.2 Million
Out of the top 20 NFT collections in terms of sales, the biggest gainers include the Solana NFT collection Shadowy Super Coder, up 170.46% this month, Bored Ape Chemistry Club, up 212.60%, and Bored Ape Kennel Club, up 159.19%.
Notable collections during the last 30 days in the top 20 include Doodles (+72.50%), RTFKT Clonex Mintvial (+72.83%), and NBA Top Shot (+87.85%). The NFT collection Wolf Game lost 81.02%, Farmers World shed 89.51%, and Neo Tokyo Identities lost 53.05% this past month.
The top blockchain in terms of NFT sales this month is Ethereum (ETH) with $2.3 billion in sales. ETH is followed by Ronin, with $219 million in sales, and Solana captured $109 million in sales this past month.
ETH sales increased 34.41% and Flow sales spiked 87.33%, while the blockchain Polygon’s NFT sales jumped 98.93%. While Ronin sales are down 66.51%, cryptoslam.io stats indicate Solana sales are down 10.31%, Wax blockchain sales slipped 85.07%, and Theta chain NFT sales are down 90.31%.
The most expensive sale this month was Cryptopunk #4156 for $10.2 million and three Mega NFTs sold for between $3.6 million and $5.6 million in ether. Cryptopunk #2681 sold for $3.07 million and Meka #2194 went for $1.8 million this month. The Meka NFT was followed by BAYC #3562 for $1.6 million, Cryptopunk #9953 for $1.57 million, and Cryptopunk #2964 for $1.5 million.