When the year 2021 began, the entire cryptocurrency industry was about the decentralized finance (DeFi) sector and nonfungible token (NFT) sector. However, the cryptocurrency industry has continued evolving all throughout the year.
Over time, the decentralized finance and nonfungible token sectors have emerged into more sub-branches. At present, the nonfungible token sector is up for competition with the metaverse tokens that have been marking their presence within the crypto-sector.
The metaverse tokens come from projects that are mainly games built on blockchain networks. However, the metaverse games are considered to be the future of gaming, allowing players to explore many universes.
As the particular sector has a lot of potential in the gaming sector, even the major game developers such as Ubisoft, Epic, and even Meta (Facebook) are working on metaverses.
This is a clear demonstration that the metaverse tokens will soon be taking the lead in the cryptocurrency sector, gaining tremendous adoption. Despite the growth and reputation, the metaverse tokens are gaining, the NFTs are not losing their ground. They are also showing their true potential and it is now becoming a competition between the two spaces.
In the metaverse space, the top three tokens that have gained tremendous growth from year-to-date (YTD) are CEEK VR, Jade Currency, and Axie Infinity.
According to data from CoinMarketCap, CEEK VR (CEEK) has observed 60,728.52% growth ever since the beginning of 2021. Its price is currently at $1.17 per CEEK and currently ranks as the 123rd largest cryptocurrency in the entire crypto-verse
Following CEEK is Jade Currency (JADE) that has observed 31,960.99% growth ever since the beginning of 2021. JADE is currently observing a price of $0.09415 per JADE and it currently ranks as the 1,376th largest cryptocurrency in the entire crypto-verse.
After JADE, it is Axie Infinity (AXS) that has demonstrated huge growth since the beginning of the year that is worth 22,597.22%. As of now, AXS has a price worth $134.33 per AXS and it currently ranks as the 25th largest cryptocurrency in the overall crypto-market.
After the metaverse tokens are the NFTs where the top-performing tokens include Cocos-BCX, Gala, and The Sandbox.
The analysis report from CoinMarketCap shows that Cocos-BCX (COCOS) has experienced the largest-ever growth than any other asset in the overall crypto-market. Its growth rate since the beginning of 2021 has been 1,538,270.10% COCOS’ has a unit price worth $3.74 per COCOS, and it currently ranks as the 391st largest cryptocurrency in the overall space.
Following COCOS is Gala (GALA) whose YTD growth rate stands at 66,328.76%. It currently has a trading price of $0.6827 per GALA, making it the 41st largest cryptocurrency in the overall market.
At last, it is The Sandbox (SAND) that has grown by 19,079.02% since the beginning of the year 2021. Its price is now at $7.10 per SAND and it currently ranks as the 35th largest cryptocurrency in the entire crypto-verse.