Bored Apes Rule the NFT Market: Collection Rakes in $19 Million in Sales, 52.82% Increase from Last Week
NFT sales statistics show a 26.01% increase in the first week of the new year compared to the final week of 2022. According to Cryptoslam.io metrics, 400,748 NFT buyers participated in 1.2 million NFT transactions. 19 different blockchain networks saw NFT sales totaling $208.99 million, with Ethereum taking home $164.35 million.
This week, sales of NFTs based on Ethereum are up 26.22%, followed by those of NFTs based on Solana (+28.8%), Immutable X (+20.83%), Cardano (+35.97%), and BNB (+71.35%). BNB saw the biggest increase over the past seven days with a 71% rise, and Theta saw the second-largest increase this week with a 69.82% rise.
Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) had the highest NFT collection in terms of sales over the previous week, with $19,052,102 in sales, a 52.82% increase from the week before. The Captainz, Azuki, Bored Ape Kennel Club (BAKC), and Mutant Ape Yacht Club (MAYC) came after BAYC. In terms of seven-day NFT sales by collection, Cryptopunks and Mineablepunks came in sixth and seventh, respectively.
The Mineablepunks NFT collection was the source of the top five most expensive NFTs sold this week. Mineablepunks #11,467, #11,755, #11,467, and #11,467 are in the top five. Sales for the Mineablepunks NFT collection over the past week totaled $5,498,938, but they were 49.50% lower than they were the week before.
On January 8, 2022, BAYC NFTs still had the most expensive floor value, at 81.49 ether, according to statistics from nftpricefloor.com. At 1:30 pm (ET) on Sunday, Cryptopunks had a floor value of roughly 66.88 ether, which was less than the BAYC floor value at that time.