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Weekly newsletter of Playgrid - Issue #5

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Playgrid's NFT Weekly Update
WAX Blockchain Raises $10 Million in Push For GameFi and NFT Market
The Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX), a blockchain for non-fungible tokens (NFTs), video games, and collectibles, announced during the week that it has raised $10 million in funding from OKX Blockdream Ventures, the investment arm of cryptocurrency exchange OKX.
Ember Sword Goes Live with ImmutableX Migration
To encourage a swift transition, the project will distribute 20k $IMX tokens to the first wallets to complete the migration, with one token delivered per asset transferred, capped at a maximum of 150.
Former OpenSea Employee Charged With First-Ever Count of Insider Trading
The US Department of Justice filed its first-ever charges for insider trading in Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs) against Nathaniel Chastain, a former Product Manager at OpenSea. This could indicate that the government is prepared to treat NFTs similarly to traditional financial products
The Sandbox Landowners To Receive 5M mSand
The Sandbox game Landowners who purchased their land at the Snapshot of Block 14764084 on May 13, 2022, 00:00:05 UTC would be eligible to have a fair share in the 5M mSAND distribution. The claiming of this token was declared open on May 31, 2022.
Midnight Society Set To Select First 10K Founders Variants
These first 10k Founders Variants are active participants in the game’s development. They will all claim their early access pass in June, and their unique variant within the Visor Cortex database will be revealed.
Playgrid's Game of the Week
Cryptobots
Cryptobots Metaverse is a gaming experience of galactic proportions! The game evolves and expands on the core concept, shifting from the core gameplay that people love to a space strategy sim with multi-level alliances, wars, power struggles, resource markets, and most importantly real ownership and economy. 
Using the tried-and-true formulas from our popular games, our vast expertise in game dev, and operating a crypto game along with the breakthroughs in blockchain technologies we act on the verge of a whole new paradigm of gaming.
Features
PVP, PVE
Genre
P2E, RPG
Blockchain 
Solana
Platforms
Windows, Mac
Rating
5
Investment Needed
Yes
Game Website
Twitter
Discord
Whitepaper
3 Facts About NFTs You Probably Don't Know
  • The first NFT emerged in 2014
Five years after the introduction of Bitcoin, the minting and selling of NFTs began. The first NFT was created by Kevin McCoy in May of 2014. McCoy minted Quantum, which raked in $1.4 million at a Sotheby auction in November 2021. 
  • In Thailand, more women than men own NFTs
30% of women in the country own NFTs, compared to just 23% of men. The only other surveyed country where women had more NFTs than men was Venezuela, where 11% of women own NFTs, compared to 10% of men.
  • The most valuable NFT is worth more than $91.8 million. 
Pak’s ‘The Merge’ rose to the top of the NFT ranks when it sold for more than $91.8 million in December 2021. 30,000 collectors pitched in, making ‘The Merge’ the biggest NFT sale ever.
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