Yuletide NFT Roundup 🎄
Weekly Roundup: Axie Parts Evolution, Moonbirds rumors, $XAI nears, & more!
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Dear Bankless Nation,
This is, of course, the last Metaversal post before Christmas this year—I’ll be picking things back up with the next issue on Thursday, December 28th.
In the meantime, I wish you all a joyful and relaxing holiday season filled with warmth and cheer. I deeply appreciated your readership throughout the bear, you’re all permanently on my Nice List!
For now, let’s close out the week strong—time for your latest weekly NFT roundup. Thanks for reading everyone, until next time ✌️
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This week in NFTs…
📰 General news
ENS passed control of its root system to ENS DAO.
Etherscan added support for refreshing NFT metadata.
Frame, the upcoming NFT L2, unveiled $FRAME airdrop plans.
Mirror intro’d Protocol Rewards.
Phantom added Bitcoin support.
Privy unveiled global wallets.
WalletConnect announced plans for a decentralized messaging network.
Xai, an Arbitrum-powered L3, is conducting an airdrop next week.
🎨 Cryptoart & music
Atrium has paid out +$2.6M to artists to date.
BasePaint has facilitated +220 ETH volume over the past four months.
Pob Studio announced Ethverse, a new hub for exploring your Ethereum history.
Sound intro’d Protocol Rewards.
Sotheby’s Metaverse announced its latest curated group of long-form generative artists.
🏆 Digital collectibles
Moonbirds was at the center of acquisition rumors this week.
Smolbrains holders just received a community-created $SMOL airdrop.
Yuga Labs intro’d a new optimized CryptoPunks wrapper contract.
📱 Crypto social
Orb, a Lens app, just added support for shared community wallets.
MadFi, another Lens app, unveiled a Zora Mint open action.
🎮 Decentralized gaming
Axie Infinity launched its highly-anticipated Parts Evolution system.
EthXY, a new MMORPG on Base, released its app.
Gods Unchained returned to the Epic Games Store.
Nouns DAO is voting on renewing the Nouns Esports team.
Parallel conducted its 2023 Holiday Airdrop event.
Arcade added a Uniswap integration.
MetaStreet just facilitated a 250 ETH loan against a Zombie CryptoPunk.
🌐 Virtual worlds
Nifty Island is launching a Play-to-Aidrop (P2A) campaign around its upcoming $ISLAND token.
VIPE rolled out VIPE Rooms.
Bankless Citizens who completed the Jito quest in our Airdrop Hunter tool just earned $15k or more 🏹
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