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Metaversal is a Bankless newsletter for weekly level-ups on NFTs, virtual worlds, & collectibles
Dear Bankless Nation,
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
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 🦈
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!
Remember how I mentioned Snoop Dogg earlier? He’s also going metaversal with The Sandbox.
🛒 NFT News & Platforms
Fortune and artist pplpleasr donated 209 ETH to four orgs supporting journalism and the freedom of the press.
Polygon-based NFT project Ethlings is shuttering operations.
Earlier this year I interviewed the PunkBodies and ZENFT Garden Society for Metaversal, so where are they now? PunkBodies is releasing its V2 system this weekend and ZENFT just entered into a collab with Metakey.
💎 DeFi x NFTs
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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