The market for non-exchangeable tokens, or NFTs, boomed in the first six months of this year, selling more than $ 2.5 billion, a significant increase from $ 13.7 million in the same period last year. .
Analysis of data from the DappRadar platform shows that the non-exchangeable tokens market has received a lot of attention during the first half of 2021 and has been able to record such sales in its portfolio.
to the Reuters report And according to statistics released by the analytical institute “Dune”, in June (from June 11 to July 10), NFT tokens were able to record sales of nearly $ 150 million, which is a new record in this area. . This sales figure was almost one thousand percent higher than its sales figure in all markets in the first half of 2020.
Buyers and NFT enthusiasts often think of digital collections as unique and valuable collections, and therefore invest in them. These people believe that the price of irreplaceable tokens will increase and with this hope, they decide to buy.
Data from the NonFungible.com website, which collects Atrium-based NFT transactions, show that there have been about 10,000 to 20,000 NFT buyers each week since early March. The NFT exchange platform reports sales of $ 1.3 billion for the same period. Of course, about $ 8 billion in NFTs related to DeFi have not been calculated.
Reuters notes that sales figures are derived from analytics platforms such as DappRadar, which only tracks intra-chain transactions. This means that there may be some out-of-chain transactions that should be added to the same figures.
Sports NFTs are one of the most popular non-exchangeable tokens on the market. In the first half of this year, approximately 300,000 tokens related to sports were sold, while this figure was reported for collections with artistic content of 124,000 tokens.
According to the Cointelegraph, NFT trading volume in June increased by about 25 times compared to December 2020.