Though the number of active web3 gamers is down this past week, the number of alpha and beta playtest for web3 games continues to grow! The top NFT collections also saw significant growth this week, with several new faces making a mark for themselves on our charts!
Need more alpha? How about free to play weekends for Project Red? Or a play to earn experience with BattleFly? Or a public alpha for Faraway Land, a town building game that will connect to Mini-Royale. The games keep coming, so be sure to keep checking our site for the latest news on the latest alphas!
For those who like NFT mints, we have an upcoming airdrop from Phantom Galaxies, and a special, free mint for holders of NFTs for Shrapnel. And later this month, Wildcard plans to hold a special exhibition for their game, with an NFT mint coming in March.
The markets may be down, but the sentiment and excitement for web3 gaming, NFTs, and the blockchain space as a whole continues to grow. And in this space, things happen so quickly, it’s very easy to fall behind!
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Read on for a look at the most active web3 games and NFT projects for the week. And be sure to keep an eye on our website and Twitter feed for the latest developments in the web3 gaming space!
Top play-to-earn games by active users
|Game||Active Users 7 days||Change|
|1. Alien Worlds||320.35k||-14.43%|
|3. Farmers World||92.42k||-0.19%|
|4. Planet IX||91.49k||-29.74%|
|6. Axie Infinity||47.02k||-1.18%|
|7. Era7: Game of Truth||40.48k||-1.94%|
|8. Meta Apes||38.43k||-+3.78%|
|9. Benji Bananas||30.21k||-53.32%|
Active gaming numbers seem to echo the general crypto markets. And we see that again this week as we have an overall downward trend in active gamers among the top 10 projects. Planet IX and Benji Bananas took especially big hits, but otherwise, the chart still contains all of the familiar faces.
Top 10 NFT collections by volume traded
|Collection||Volume traded 7 days||Volume Change|
|1. Otherdeed for Otherside||$15.76M||-17.07%|
|2. Bored Ape Yacht Club||$15.34M||+50.58%|
|3. Checks V4||$13.19M||+29.20%|
|4. Mutant Ape Yacht Club||$12.43M||-7.17%|
|5. Pudgy Penguins||$11.41M||+340.30%|
|6. Doodles V4||$10.29M||-32.93%|
|7. Sewer Pass||$9.96M||+5.17%|
|8. Clone X||$8.67M||+153.33%|
|10. A KID called BEAST V2||$5.51M||+185.50%|
Top NFT projects, on the other hand, did not seem so affected by the recent market dump. And though the Sewer Pass still raked in nearly $10M in trade this week, the Bored Ape monopoly saw some challengers to their dominance as Checks V4 and Pudgy Penguins made a mark.
Overall the NFT markets have seen a surge, with the lowest projects on our top ten list still bringing in over $5 million worth of trading volume!
Top announcements of the week
Top 10 Blockchain Gaming Tokens
The Sandbox (SAND)
Axie Infinity (AXS)
Enjin Coin (ENJ)
Smooth Love Potion (SLP)
Merit Circle (MC)
My Neighbor Alice (ALICE)