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Twitter eyes NFTs, Sushi’s Shoyu exchange is near, massive Squiggle sales, & more!

Metaversal is a Bankless newsletter for weekly level-ups on NFTs, virtual worlds, & collectibles

Dear Bankless Nation, 

Twitter is exploring NFTs further. TIME Magazine’s NFT drop sold out in seconds. Snoop Dogg is apparently a huge NFT collector. China just banned crypto … again

Another regular week in NFT Land, right? 😄

Drama, excitement, and intrigue abounds, so just remember to keep on top of your rest and relaxation so you can stay fresh for the future. Us creatives and builders are running a marathon here after all, not a sprint!

Thanks kindly for reading, stay creative, and have a great weekend per usual ✌️


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🏆 Digital Collectibles

  • Huge Chromie Squiggle sales this week: “Perfect Spectrum” Squiggle #7583 sold for 922.5 ETH (an ATH for the collection) and “Full Spectrum” Squiggle #2855 sold for 420 ETH. 

  • Loomdart acquired CrypToadz #3661, one of the rarest in the collection, for 125 ETH. 

  • SharkDAO, which already owns Nouns #2, #5, #15, and #33, added shark-headed Noun #47 to its collection 🦈

  • Interested in building your own NFT collectibles project? These resources from MyCrypto and co-founder richerd will help.

🎨 Cryptoart

  • Collector Bharat Krymo acquired Hackatao’s HACK of a BEAR - The Scientist for 48.6 ETH. 

  • Artist Matt DesLauriers is releasing the generative art series Meridian through Art Blocks on Tuesday, Sept. 28th. 

🎮 NFT Games

  • Global fantasy ⚽ game Sorare raised $680M in its Series B fundraise.

  • Aavegotchi has now notched +1.5M transactions on Polygon.

  • Axie Infinity just updated its breeding fee policies.

🌐 Virtual Worlds

  • Cryptovoxels creator Ben Nolan is hosting an AMA on Reddit next week!

  • jin over at Webaverse is cooking up some crazy cool interoperability functionalities ...

  • Remember how I mentioned Snoop Dogg earlier? He’s also going metaversal with The Sandbox

🛒 NFT News & Platforms

💎 DeFi x NFTs

  • Sushiswap’s coming NFT platform, Shoyu, will be curated out of the gate: 10 artists featured per week for the first 10 weeks. (Speaking of Shoyu, the project just teased its upcoming VR world).

  • Yearn founder Andre Cronje launched open-source and fee-less NFT marketplace Artion on the Fantom blockchain, with plans for rollouts on chains like Ethereum, Arbitrum, and beyond on the slate.

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