NFT Sales Dip by Over 25% as Bitcoin Dominates a Cooling Market

NFT Sales Dip by Over 25% as Bitcoin Dominates a Cooling Market

Recent data over a seven-day period ending April 21, 2024, shows that non-fungible token (NFT) sales have declined by 25.48%, totaling approximately $236.96 million. Bitcoin dominated the NFT market this week, contributing $111.8 million to the overall sales since April 14.

NFT Sales Tumble

This week, NFT revenues fell 25.48% compared to the previous week. Losses affected four of the top five blockchain platforms in NFT transactions. Bitcoin maintained the lead with $111.8 million, though its sales fell by 35.63%, as reported by Ethereum also experienced a decrease, with sales falling 20.38% to $49.58 million. Solana’s sales dropped by 17.13% to $34.82 million, whereas Polygon bucked the trend with a 33.21% increase, bringing in $15.4 million in sales.

Mythos ranked fifth in this week’s sales, bringing in $6.56 million, a decline of 8.07% from the previous week. Bitcoin’s Uncategorized Ordinals was the leading collection with $32.89 million in sales, although it saw a 42.26% decrease from the prior week. The WZRD BRC20 collection came in second, logging $21.05 million in sales, a more than 160% increase from last week.

The third-highest grossing collection was PUPS BRC20, which garnered $14.96 million in sales, marking a 64.91% decrease from last week. Four of the top five collections originated from the Bitcoin blockchain. The most expensive NFT sold this week was a BTC-based NFT from the PUPS BRC20 collection, fetching $317,718. The second priciest was an Ethereum-based Cryptopunk # 4,473, which sold for $231,801.

As the NFT market cools, its fluctuations reflect broader trends in non-fungible token engagement and NFT technology adoption. This week’s downturn underscores a volatile but intriguing landscape, where even dominant platforms like Bitcoin led but still faced sharp declines. Amid these shifts, innovative collections and standout sales continue to captivate enthusiasts, suggesting a persistent allure despite the overall market’s ebb and flow.

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