Metaverse Market Analysis: August 8-14, 2022


Welcome to our new Metaverse Market Evaluation column! Each Monday we’ll be bringing you the newest stats and knowledge on the general state of the metaverse market. This new column is in partnership with the unimaginable staff from OneLand, a monetary platform for digital lands within the metaverse.


  • WorldwideWebb continues to drive the bandwagon of interoperability with quite a lot of spectacular partnerships and NFT integrations, driving a restoration.
  • Decentraland might be on the rebound, as holder knowledge continues to impress.
  • Somnium Area information its most gross sales in a month, because it powers in the direction of the longer term with extra Digital Actuality firsts.

Market Information & Evaluation

OneLand 7-day knowledge exhibits combination land cap of the 7 metaverses down for an eleventh consecutive week (-4.67%) with buying and selling volumes up 15% and holders regular (-0.15%).

OneLand Market Analysis

The drop in land cap represents (because it did final week) the most important weekly fall by proportion since July, but it largely outcomes from the 2 largest tasks, The Sandbox and Otherside. Otherside’s high sale worth retains dropping. Apart from, with the worth of ETH persevering with its upward trajectory of late, this week by one other 14%, it probably brought on some flippers to money in.

In the meantime, Decentraland loved a minimal turnaround throughout all metrics, its week-on-week land cap within the inexperienced for the primary time in 6 weeks. 

Market Table

The Sandbox

The Sandbox loved upticks in each week-on-week gross sales (48%) and buying and selling volumes (+52%) of LANDs for the primary time in over a month, nevertheless it did little to cease one other lower in general market cap (-4.85%) as the typical worth (+2.9%) didn’t get better from final week’s 18.6% drop. 

Although marginal, numbers of distinctive holders proceed to fall additionally, down 0.15% for the week and 1.75% for the month. Whereas not completely unusual in a bear market, it nonetheless is available in stark distinction to different metaverse tasks, particularly Decentraland and Voxels, with their decrease market caps and much worse property performances over latest weeks. In the meantime, The Sandbox continues to maintain up the hype with its onboarding of huge names, this week within the type of celeb Paris Hilton, and neighborhood incentives equivalent to a VoxEdit contest with Swedish art-tech challenge Image This with 30,000 SAND up for grabs. 


Although buying and selling exercise in Decentraland, together with the acquisition of Estates and different top-price gross sales, have dwindled over the previous few months, indicators of an financial turnaround are starting to emerge ever since its common sale worth virtually fell to match that of The Sandbox at first of the month. Final week, the tide turned on this specific metric comparability, whereas this week it additionally narrowed the hole in land market cap.

Following a reasonable leveling out of its efficiency throughout key indicators within the first week of August, the second week noticed higher outcomes, each in gross sales numbers and buying and selling quantity, up 56% and 88% respectively. Buoyed by a 16.7% improve in its common gross sales worth, Decentraland was capable of take pleasure in its first week-on-week enchancment in land market cap (+1.8%) for a full 6 weeks.


This week Voxels noticed simply 30 land parcel gross sales in comparison with final week’s 41, resulting in week-on-week dips throughout all key metrics and thus a return to the brand new norms of decrease common costs and falling land caps of earlier weeks. Moreover, with no massive gross sales to report, buying and selling quantity totalled a paltry 17 ETH with the typical gross sales worth receding to simply 0.05 ETH above the place it was on the finish of July.

Taking a fast look at a metaverse’s holder analytics is usually a helpful retort to gloomy knowledge, and as soon as once more Voxels’ neighborhood seems to shine, with distinctive holders numbers in high-quality type, up week-on-week, month-on-month and, little question, year-on-year. So whereas some ‘hodlers’ could also be parting with their lands, strong neighborhood power resides in Voxels, indicating that Voxelians shouldn’t be too distraught, however inversely, see a possible alternative to purchase up extra parcels for future rewards.

Somnium Area

Somnium Area this week loved its largest variety of gross sales (13) and highest buying and selling quantity (20 ETH) because the similar time final month. This was one other nice consequence for the metaverse, however extra so given the truth that each the worth of ETH (+63%) and Somnium Area’s native token CUBE (+35%) are each massively up over the identical time interval. 

Complete land market cap fell marginally for the week (-1%) following its lowest worth for a high sale (2.11 ETH) because the finish of June. Notably, the final two days of the week registered 5 gross sales and greater than half its weekly quantity as Somnium introduced its upcoming Digital Actuality fashion present to happen subsequent month. The cross-reality phygital occasion that includes IRL fashion fashions with full physique monitoring and haptic fits will probably be held concurrently in Prague and the metaverse, and is yet one more first-of-its-kind for the undisputed chief in VR digital worlds.

In the meantime Somnium Area’s CUBE token cooled considerably from final week’s 41% surge, however maintained, down simply 7.5% for the week.

Worldwide Webb

It was a bustling week full of excellent news at Worldwide Webb. Buying and selling quantity was up 6.1% week-on-week, with 105 Flats gross sales in comparison with final week’s 84. The metaverse has been releasing a slew of partnership bulletins and NFT integrations into its platform on the again of final week’s landholder Alpha updates and general constructive indicators (together with a 25 ETH sale final week) that WorldwideWebb’s economic system is on the mend. 

This week, the massive title was Immutable X and WorldwideWebb’s announcement of a partnership with the Layer 2 resolution to hyperscale the metaverse. A partnership with GameStop NFT was additionally introduced, and comes on the again of different bulletins final week of link-ups with well-known NFT challenge Moonbirds in addition to fellow metaverse Treeverse. 

This weekend, Worldwide Webb was again on the occasion wagon too, throwing one other of its well-known Teshimi events to have a good time the first anniversary of the Deadfellaz challenge. With new pals leaping on board, and outdated ones returning to the fold, the challenge appears on the upward trajectory. Although numbers of distinctive holders have been up for the challenge by simply 0.15%, it is a turnaround, representing the primary improve in a number of months.

NFT Worlds

NFT Worlds continues to endure from the July hit when Minecraft banned NFTs on its servers. This week was no exception, OneLand knowledge exhibiting a second consecutive week of all key metrics within the pink, following the preliminary inexperienced metrics of booming gross sales and quantity within the rapid aftermath. Individuals proceed to promote their Worlds, placing increasingly more downward strain on its common worth, down an additional 16% for the week to 0.89 ETH. A weekly high sale of 1.35 ETH additionally represents a really far cry certainly from something within the challenge’s historical past up to now.

Land cap for the P2E gaming challenge is down 6% for the week, following 3 consecutive week-on-week falls of seven%, and is now down 23% general since Minecraft’s hammer fell on the challenge. NFT Worlds is but to supply any deadline for rebuilding its metaverse, although it has made formal bulletins to take action. However, the staff retains up communications by working its weekly Twitter Areas, with 2,200 listeners tuning in to the newest one.


Buying and selling quantity (+16%) and gross sales numbers (+27%) for Otherside have been each up considerably in comparison with final week. Gross sales of Otherdeeds, this week reaching a complete of 526, proceed to vastly outnumber all different digital world tasks, this regardless of common costs falling for the fourth consecutive week, this time by 7.6% to three.33 ETH.

Otherside’s weekly high sale worth retains dropping too, clocking in over the previous 7 days at simply 19 ETH, probably influenced by the rise within the worth of ETH, however nonetheless in stark distinction to the final 4 weekly high gross sales of 30, 75, 135 and 154 ETH.

Prime Gross sales by Metaverse (7D)

Metaverse Top Sales


Metaverse Tokens (7D)

Metaverse Tokens

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