• 12 July, 2024
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NFT Sales Surge 28% in Q2 2024 Amid Bitcoin Decline: Reports

Bitcoin has seen its fourth consecutive day of decline, while non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have staged a notable resurgence, achieving their strongest quarter since early 2023. This unexpected resurgence highlights the digital asset market’s dynamic and often unpredictable nature.

According to the DappRadar report, NFT sales increased by 28% in Q2 2024 and returned to the levels last seen in Q1 2023. This resurgence is based on the $4 billion trading volume in Q2 2024, an increase of 7% compared to Q4 2023. Although the overall market has seen volatility, this could be attributed to investors and traders again focusing and putting their money on the digital asset class.

According to Sara Gherghelas, a blockchain analyst at DappRadar, Blur remains the king of the NFT market with a 31% market share. Nevertheless, this value is down by 50% quarter-over-quarter, which points to the changing dynamics of NFT services.

Magic Eden has become one of the leading marketplaces, leveraging the popularity of Ordinals, NFTs integrated with the Bitcoin protocol. The platform has expanded its market share from 17% to 22%, making it the second largest player in the NFT sector. In the meantime, OpenSea continues to set the pace as the top market by sales with a 12% market share even though it ranked third in marketing dominance.

The reasons for the resurgence of interest in NFTs are still unknown, but DappRadar’s report indicates a strong positive trend in the web3 industry. This report also identifies that the investor interest is still strong and there is more room for growth in this market.

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This current popularity of NFTs during a cryptocurrency market dip shows that digital assets are not static or stable. At present, investors find themselves in the midst of a storm, and the NFT industry’s stability presents a ray of light and a direction for development.

The increase in NFTs in Q2 2024 proves that the market of digital assets is not stagnant. Other markets have been declining, while the NFT market has been resilient. This shows that digital assets and blockchain could have a great future. With the market expanding, more investors would pay attention to the possibilities and trends of this sector.

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