NFT News

According to PUMA’s official push, PUMA has released the GutterMelo MB.03 NFT digital sneakers with Gutter Cat Gang and NBA star three-ball Ramello Ball.

The NFT will go on sale on June 29, and holders will be able to redeem a pair of limited-edition MB.03 physical sneakers.

The GutterMelo MB.03 NFT will be available on OpenSea, and Gutter Cat Gang and PUMA NFT holders will be able to experience it early.

Users who purchased the GutterMelo MB.03 NFT will need to redeem the physical sneakers within a one-month window beginning July 18.

According to the information disclosed by the NFT aggregation market Blur, the locked position on its platform has reached 160.82 million US dollars, a record high.

In addition, Blur also said that an important announcement will be made soon, but the relevant information has not been disclosed yet. Today Blur founder Pacman announced that he plans to adjust the point system next week, but according to community rumors, the important announcement may be related to the new season of token airdrops.

In addition, Domus co-founder Jacky Gekko said that the increase in Blur’s lock-up volume is related to its launch of the lending agreement Blend, which is becoming a “game changer” in the NFT lending market.

All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, and its subsidiary ANA Neo have launched the aviation-themed NFT marketplace ANA GranWhale NFT Marketplace. The first set of NFTs launched is the first series created by aerial photographer Luke Ozawa, priced at 100,000 yen, the NFT with the positive film will be sold at the auction.

The second NFT collection will be released on June 7, representing the NFT transformation of the first Boeing 787 operated by ANA.

ANA is Japan’s largest airline, with revenue of $12.2 billion in the last fiscal year. The company stated that it plans to increase the NFT product line in the future, aiming to enhance the value of customer experience through NFT commercialization.

Automaker Mercedes-Benz said on its official social media that it has launched Mercedes-Benz NXT, which will be the web3 home of Mercedes-Benz, providing blockchain-based digital art and digital collectibles.

Mercedes-Benz NXT officially stated that after months of preparation, 3 core NFT series will be launched. This series of digital collectibles was created by the Mercedes-Benz design team around Chief Design Officer Gorden Wagener, linking the past, present and future.

Starbucks said in an email to users that it is preparing to provide NFT airdrops for Odyssey rewards program participants.

The airdrop will be available to US users and participants must be Starbucks Rewards members and participate in the Odyssey Rewards program.

As previously reported, on December 8 last year, the beta version of the Starbucks Web3 platform Starbucks Odyssey was officially launched. Registered users can earn collectible digital journey stamps (Journey Stamp) and Odyssey points by participating in entertainment and interactive activities.

Nike-owned Web3 collectibles platform .SWOOSH released its first NFT sneaker collection called Our Force 1, which has surpassed $1 million in sales.

The sale, which began with “First Access” on May 15, has experienced multiple delays and several technical issues that have hampered the user experience.

The “General Access” sale began on May 24, two weeks later than the originally proposed date, and the platform has also experienced congestion and technical issues that have prevented many from minting, and the sale is still ongoing.

According to the official website, .SWOOSH is a brand new community experience designed to give users the opportunity to co-create the future of Nike.

Cryptocurrency critic Peter Schiff, who has hated cryptocurrencies for years and called NFTs worthless and easy to copy two years ago, is preparing to release a collection of Bitcoin-based NFT art that will be auctioned off soon.

Schiff tweeted about the “Golden Triumph” collection on May 27. The collection will be sold through a two-part auction starting June 2 and ending June 9.

For Ordinals, the highest bidder will receive #1 of the series, and the next 49 highest bidders will receive #2 – #50.

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has been indicted again for promoting cryptocurrencies, this time in Florida federal court accusing O’Neal of violating securities laws by promoting the unregistered Astral token.

The indictment alleges that O’Neill repeatedly promoted the Astrals NFT on his various social media accounts, but then saw a sharp drop in the associated token and NFT’s value.

The Fast and the Furious movie has teamed up with Hot Wheels to launch an exclusive collection of NFT collectibles on the Mattel Creations digital collectible marketplace.

The collection features 11 iconic cars from The Fast and the Furious. It is reported that these digital collectibles also have the opportunity to exchange for physical objects.

Owners of the complete Hot Wheels x Fast & Furious collection will have the opportunity to redeem an ultra-rare die-cast version of Suki’s Honda S2000 from 2 Fast 2 Furious painted in spectrumflame.

NFT sales have plummeted this month due to the recent gasfee price spike for memecoin and ETH.

According to data from DappRadar, NFT transaction volume has reached only $333 million so far this month, making May on track to be the first month in 2023 with transaction volume below $1 billion.

However, the average number of daily unique wallets interacting with NFTs increased by 27% in May compared to April, an increase DappRadar attributes to the buzz around the “Milady Maker” NFT series.

French wine brand Hennessy’s Web3 platform H3NSY announced that it will launch an NFT-based wine bottle design project for its exclusive member community Café 11 from May 22-29.

Over the years, Hennessy has only collaborated with celebrities such as Kim Jones, Maluma, Frank Guery and Refik Anadol to design their signature bottles, but this time Hennessy decided to involve their community in the creative process.

Holders of the Café 11 NFT will have the opportunity to vote on the design direction and have their say on future aspects of the Hennessy bottle design, and once the design is finalized, Hennessy’s packaging design agency will refine the art file, design the bottle and create the bottle NFT , After the production of the physical wine bottle is completed, the holder will have the opportunity to use their NFT to exchange.

According to the ApeCoin DAO official forum, Snag Solutions, an ApeCoin DAO custom NFT market development company, has initiated a solicitation of opinions and suggestions from the ApeCoin community on the official NFT market.

In a post titled “ApeCoin Marketplace Renewal”, Snag Solutions founder ZheerWagen revealed that due to market competition from Blur and OpenSea, only 4 Bored Apes, 10 Mutants, 16 Bored Ape Kennel Club Dogs and 9 Otherdeed, a virtual plot of the Otherside Metaverse.

Snag Solutions hopes that the community can evaluate whether royalties and fee strategies need to be changed to increase transaction volume, whether funds generated by the DAO should be directed to ThriveCoin to fund contributions to the DAO, and whether zero-fee P2P transaction products need to be reviewed to reduce the risk of fraud.

It is reported that the deadline for collecting relevant opinions and suggestions is May 17.

According to NFTGo data, the current NFT market sentiment index is 29, with a rating of “Cool”. In the past 24 hours, the number of buyer addresses in the NFT market was 4074, and the number of seller addresses was 4597.

The number of profitable addresses in the past 30 days is 101,282, and the number of loss-making addresses is 406,632. Note: The NFT market sentiment index is calculated based on volatility, trading volume, social media and Google trends.

According to data disclosed by blockchain analysis company Nansen, NFT transaction volume will reach US$4.5 billion in the first quarter of 2023, more than double the US$1.9 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022.

The number of unique wallets trading NFTs reached 13.9 million in Q1 2023, a 24.5% increase from 11.2 million in the previous quarter.

The data shows that the number of new NFT users has not seen a large increase, and the surge in transaction volume may be related to the airdrop of BLUR tokens. In May, NFT transaction volume has fallen back to a bearish level in 2022, and the weekly transaction volume is only about 90,000 ETH.

The registration channel for adidas GOLDEN TICKET NFT is currently closed, and the lottery will start on May 5th, and NFT will be airdropped to Adidas users from May 19th to 20th.

It is reported that the adidas GOLDEN TICKET NFT lottery draw opened for registration on April 27. Users need to log in to their account on the adidas CONFIRMED APP and leave their Ethereum address to participate in the lottery.

Adidas GOLDEN TICKET NFT holders will have many permissions in subsequent activities (from previous years’ activities, they will have the priority to purchase limited edition clothing, etc.).

Adidas and musician Pharrell William have teamed up to launch digital apparel for Doodles NFT holders on The Stoodio app.

They will receive the “Pharrell Pack” that will be airdropped soon. In addition to Adidas digital clothing, there are other fashion brand co-branded digital wearable NFTs created and cooperated by Pharrell William.

Such as Human Made, Billionaire Boys Club (BBC) and Ice Cream, etc. It is reported that the “Pharrell Pack” will only be limited to 300. If the number of qualified users exceeds this number, a lottery will be used to select users.

NFT sales surpassed $1 billion in both January and February 2023, however, sales figures declined in March and April.

According to the latest NFT sales data released by Cryptoslam in April, the sales amounted to US$732.13 million, a month-on-month decrease of 5.76%. That was down $44.75 million from $776.88 million in March.

Among them, Ethereum-based NFT sales dominated the market, with a transaction value of $485 million. However, sales of Ethereum NFTs fell 19% in April compared to March’s figures.

NFTGo data shows that there have been more sellers than buyers in the NFT market so far in April, with 7,907 buyers and 8,641 sellers on April 26.

In addition, the NFT market on April 19 recorded the second-lowest number of buyers in the past 12 months, with only 5,893 buyers, second only to 5,343 buyers on June 18, 2022.