Yesterday, daily sales in the NFTs marketplace OpenSea reached a five-week high of $117.8 million.
One of the drivers has been a tenfold increase in sales of the Bored Ape Yacht Club collection of NFTs.
According to CryptoSlam, yesterday, November 14, traders made transactions with NFTs representing "Bored Apes" valued at $17.45 million, a day earlier - valued at $23.06 million and two days earlier - valued at $12.41 million. During September-October, the figure rarely exceeded $ 5 million.
Notably, interest in Mutant Ape Yacht Club’s NFTs collection of mutant monkeys has also increased. Last November 14, the sales volume of these tokens rose to 20.49 million, on November 13 to 18.35 million. Since mid-September, the figure fluctuated in the 1-2 million range, surpassing the 3 million barrier three times.
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On November 11, record label Universal Music Group announced the creation of a Gorillaz-style metaverse called Kingship.
On November 12, hip-hop producer Timbaland also announced he plans to create an avatar metaverse based on "bored monkeys." For the project, he created Ape-In Productions, which will produce music and animation. The company will release its first single as NFT on November 17.
On November 13, it became known the creators of Yuga Labs' Bored Ape Yacht Club applied for US registration of the monkey's trademark in "cryptocurrencies, online games, online platform and blockchain software development."