18 July 2022 01:22, UTC
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The NFT market is cooling down, in line with the info.
Month-to-month buying and selling volumes for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) fell 74% between the months of Could and June, in line with information compiled by The Block Analysis. Could noticed $4 billion in quantity, whereas June noticed $1.04 billion in buying and selling quantity, as per The Block’s information dashboard.
The 74% lower is the biggest month-over-month decline in NFT market buying and selling quantity to this point. The second largest month-over-month decline occurred between February and March of this yr, which noticed a lower of 48%.
OpenSea dominated the market in June with $696 million in complete volumes for June, representing 67% of the month’s complete month-to-month quantity. Regardless of having comprised nearly all of NFT buying and selling quantity amid the NFT market downturn, OpenSea introduced on July 14 that it’ll downsize its workforce by 20%.
Regardless of falling volumes, Magic Eden, an NFT market for Solana-based NFTs, has slowly carved out a market share towards OpenSea — even after OpenSea activated assist for Solana in April of this yr. Magic Eden made up 0.1% of buying and selling quantity at first of 2022 and now brings in over 10% of that quantity, in line with The Block’s information.