This weekend, the non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace Opensea surpassed $10 billion in all-time sales. Statistics show that 629,867 traders contributed to the $10 billion in sales and the average sale price since the NFT market’s launch is $872 per NFT.
Opensea is the largest NFT market in terms of all-time settlement and the second largest NFT project is Axie Infinity. Axie Infinity has seen $2.99 billion in all-time sales and recently launched an NFT marketplace. Axie Infinity sales is 29.90% of Opensea’s all-time sales, and the NFT game built on Ethereum has seen 1,031,704 traders.
Opensea’s $10 billion in sales follows the company’s $100 million capital raise at the end of July. The venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz led the Series B round, and investors such as Kevin Durant, Ashton Kutcher, and Tobi Lutke participated.
The capital raise also propelled Opensea into the unicorn company category as well.
Polygon-Based Opensea Action Increases
In addition to Opensea’s Ethereum network support, the NFT marketplace also leverages Polygon as well. The monthly Opensea volume on Ethereum has been decreasing month over month since August.
While August was an all-time high for Polygon-based Opensea transactions, the last two months have remained steady. According to Dune Analytics stats, the highest number of active monthly traders using Polygon-based Opensea transactions in September.
While Opensea has seen $10.25 billion settled, the average price on Opensea throughout its lifetime operating is $872 per NFT. At the time of writing, Opensea’s top 500 traders, according to Dune Analytics, trade the Art Blocks collection the most, which is followed by the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). Art Blocks and BAYC is followed by Cool Cats, Bored Ape Kennel Club (BAKC), and Cryptotoadz.
NFTs have become very popular in 2021, and the trend will continue toward the end of the year. The reports had shown 2021’s third quarter broke records surpassing the NFT metrics recorded in Q1 and Q2.
The leading NFT marketplace Opensea has reached a record milestone surpassing $10 billion in all-time NFT sales.
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