Over the past week, statistics show non-fungible token (NFT) sales totaled $193.08 million, down 5.44% from the previous week. Ethereum dominated NFT sales with more than $107 million or 55% of all sales, while Solana-centric NFT sales recorded $26.3 million or 13% of sales in the same period.
NFT Market Shows Signs of Slowdown With Declining Weekly Sales and Lower 30-Day Totals
Non-fungible token sales, or NFT sales, fell 5.44% this week compared to last week, with $193.08 million in sales recorded across 19 different blockchains. Cryptoslam.io statistics indicate that 30-day sales are generally down, with total sales of $912.54 million, more than 29% lower than last month. The top five blockchains in terms of NFT sales this week were Ethereum ($107M), Solana ($26M), Polygon ($6M), Immutable X ($5.3M), and Cardano ($3.16M).
Solana’s NFT sales increased by 37.16% this week, while Cardano’s NFT sales jumped 44.27% higher than the previous week. However, Ethereum, Polygon, and Immutable X NFT sales all saw losses compared to last week’s sales. Notable gainers in terms of blockchain NFT sales include Arbitrum’s 64.49% rise and Avalanche’s 293% increase.
Palm blockchain sales increased by 370%, and Algorand NFT sales rose 58% higher than the previous week. While Ethereum dominates NFT sales with 55%, 18 other blockchains represent 45% of the remaining sales. The top five NFT collections this past week, with the most sales, were Cryptopunks, Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), MG Land, Otherdeed, and HV-MTL.
Following those collections, the fifth through tenth top sales were Degods, Y00ts, Sorare, Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC), and Gods Unchained Cards. Cryptopunks recorded $12.55 million in sales this week, up 49.15% higher than last week. BAYC sales were approximately $10.14 million this week, up 43.52% higher, while MG Land captured $7.84 million, down 5.72% from the previous week.
In terms of the highest-valued NFT sales this week, Otherdeed #2,118 was the most expensive, selling for $375,979 three days ago. Cryptopunks #6,036 sold for $365,508 two days ago, and Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) #5,647 sold for $263,537 six days ago. Lastly, Cryptopunk #2,353 sold for $217,454 two days ago, and Otherdeed #99,728 sold for $205,711 three days ago. While there was close to $1 billion in sales over the past 30 days, the number of NFT buyers increased 17.36% to 1,904,731 this month.
What are your thoughts on the current state of the NFT market? Do you think the recent decrease in sales is a temporary dip or a sign of a more long-term trend? Share your opinions in the comments section below.