2022-05-24 12:30:34

The Effect Of The Largest NFT Mint Ever – Creating and Minting NFTs

Yuga Labs, the company that created the Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC), revealed their virtual land sale for the Otherside metaverse on April 30th. It was one of the largest non-fungible token (NFT) mintings ever. The sale of 55,000 pieces of virtual land at the Otherside digital land sale generated approximately $320 million. Over the weekend, the online land sale for this Otherside metaverse took place, and many people bought “Otherdeeds,” Ethereum-based NFTs. Demand for the Otherside metaverse deeds drove up Ethereum (ETH) fees, significantly raising the price of ether gas fees. By the end of the sale, investors bought about 55,000 Otherdeeds, raising nearly $320 million for the project. Yuga Labs, the company that founded the BAYC Collection, wrote about the mint and some network issues that arose after the sale. “We knew that the size of the Otherdeed mint was a high-demand NFT collection and that this would bring with it unique challenges,” the team explained. People believed that a strict gating mechanism with on-chain KYC, a maximum of two mints per KYC’d wallet, and a high clearing price of 305 Apecoin would help them overcome these issues. However, the on-chain KYC has not deterred people from purchasing virtual land plots, which went on sale on Saturday, April 30th, at 9 p.m. (ET). In addition, Ethereum fees were used to mint some non-fungible tokens. This cost approximately $166,234 worth of Ethereum. The mint was so ...

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