Konami’s debut NFT auction earned over $162,000

Konami’s debut NFT auction earned over $162,000

Konami’s debut NFT auction earned over $162,000 in sales on Friday. As promised earlier this month, the Metal Gear and Silent Hill publisher auctioned off 14 pieces of digital artwork based on classic Castlevania games, as part of its “Konami Memorial NFT collection” launched to commemorate the series’ 35th anniversary. NFTs are unique non-interchangeable units of data stored on a blockchain (a form of digital ledger), which effectively allow users to own, buy and sell digital items such as in-game items or artwork. By midnight PT / 8am GMT Saturday the entire Konami Memorial collection had been sold via marketplace OpenSea, with the NFT artworks selling for an average price of around $12,000. The NFT with the highest sale price was an artwork based on the Dracula’s Castle map from …
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