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In recent days, , a “ The most expensive avatar in history ” The news spread all over the circle , Draw wide attention to .
Here's the thing ,TRON founder With 1050 The sky high price of US $10000 Tpunks Head portrait , And said in his circle of friends that this may be the most expensive wechat avatar in mankind so far .
When everyone doesn't quite understand why a picture is so expensive , The question that should be answered most is ： Why is it so expensive to take a picture ？ Today we will discuss this problem together ……
Why can a picture be taken so expensive ？
mentionAvatar market , At present, only “ insane ” Two words to describe .
With a recent new project “ Ape head ” For example ,OpenSea The data show that its sales have exceeded 4 Billion dollars , The number of transactions reached 5400 people , Lowest price 16 Thousands of dollars . in other words ,4 Its price soared by more than... In three months 500 times .
2020 year ,NFT Our market size is only 3.38 Billion dollars . here we are 2021 First quarter , This number becomes 15 Billion dollars .Coingecko data display , at present NFT The market scale of has exceeded 200 Billion dollars （ renminbi 1300 One hundred million yuan ）.
OpenSea Latest data , In the past 1 Sales in the last month TOP10 It's about 69 ten thousand ETH The total sales of is about 27 Billion dollars , Among them, the sales volume ranks No 1、3、4、6、7、9 Of 6 All items are encrypted avatars NFT project , Sales account for TOP10 The sum of 64.5%, About us 17.4 Billion dollars .
Encrypted avatar NFT With scarcity + Punk culture + narrative + Community + Representative of new business value + Innovative ways to play and continue to be popular .
Blockchain investment institutions Mechanism capital Founding partner Andrew kang Once wrote an article , take NFT Avatars are compared to luxuries 、And high-end real estate , And suggest the future NFT The market size will exceed 400 Billion dollars .
In fact, it has been , Many people are thinking about similar problems , Why can a simple avatar composed of hundreds of pixels be worth so much money ？ What are those people who spend sky high prices on pixel avatars thinking ？ What we can see now , The obvious reasons are as follows ：
a. Encrypted punk spirit
Pixel avatars actually originated from the spirit of encrypted punk . The early creators of encrypted pixel avatars once said , This is actually to express a kind of “ Punk spirit ”, They want to Punk The appearance of reflects this special culture .20 century 70 London in the S Punk Movement feels like the right aesthetic .
Many cryptocurrencies we are familiar with, such as bitcoin , In fact, it was born under the influence of the early encryption punk spirit , Driven by a group of geeks with cryptopunk spirit .
b. The Yuan Dynasty is a symbol of cosmic identity
In the unconscious leap development of human society , Modern society has gradually entered the digital age . Meta universe , As one of the hottest concepts in today's scientific and technological circles , Triggered cross industry 、 Cross domain 、 Multidisciplinary and pluralistic discussion .
future , The first step to enter the meta universe supported by encryption technology is identity recognition ” Correspond the virtual world to the current world .
Payment giant Visa The company announced its entry at the same time of buying the encrypted pixel avatar for $million NFT field , One stone aroused thousands of waves and set off waves NFT boom ,Visa This is a direct and practical action ” The next acquisition ” The action of .
This not only represents Visa Yes NFT Recognition of punk spirit behind domain and encrypted pixel avatars , It is also its best entry declaration . Like sun Yuchen's sky high price acquisition Tpunks Head portrait , It is also of far-reaching significance to its wave field ecology .
c. A symbol of community influence
In the new business value , Community influence is particularly important . Encryption Avatar has now become the leader in encryption 、 Big V And other lovers' collections , Hanging the avatar on the social platform is a symbol of identity , It can also enhance its influence in the community and industry .
Many people also regard it as encryption “ Club ” A pass for , In the past, joining some top clubs required various thresholds to prove that you were qualified to enter .
Now you only need an encrypted avatar that can be verified , Because only the top-level people in the encryption circle who have a good understanding of it will recognize its value and buy it with a lot of money , And people in this circle began to build groups with the same interests , The encrypted avatar is to enter this group 、 The best pass in this circle .
On the whole , Encrypted avatar NFT The main factors of value and popularity are ： rare + Punk culture + narrative + New business value + The role of the community + Innovative play + Financial instruments, etc .
Shoot a sky high price avatar on the line Tpunks What special value ？
Let's talk about the project where sun Yuchen bought the sky high price avatar at the beginning Tpunks.
Simply speaking ,Tpunks It's a wave field TRON The first in Ecology NFT Avatar project , The target is the hottest in the field of encryption NFT Avatar project CryptoPunks.
In addition to the encrypted avatars listed above, they have the spirit of encrypted punk 、 Yuan universe identity symbol and scarcity of collection fun and use value , Compared with other encrypted avatar projects ,Tpunks The unique value is mainly reflected in the following points ：
1、 Expansion and innovation
according to the understanding of ,Tpunks stay CryptoPunks On the basis of , The number of pixels has been expanded and innovated , For example, adding Justin Sun Tpunks, At the same time, we will actively explore and innovate , prompt Tpunks Avatars are more diverse and interesting .
2、 Obtain wave field ecology NFT Head bonus
As the first wave field NFT Avatar project ,Tpunks Added wave field NFT Ecological deficiencies , This is also one of the great reasons why we can get the favor and attention of sun Yuchen, the founder of wave field .
From the wave field browser TRONSCAN Data show that , The total number of wave field accounts has exceeded 5200 ten thousand , The number of transactions exceeded 23 Billion , The number of active addresses has reached 107.97 ten thousand , Wavefield has become one of the most active blockchains in the world .
As the head NFT Avatar project , Naturally, it can obtain the inclination and support of active users and funds in the wave field ecology .
3、 There's more room for growth
“ You missed it. CryptoPunks A chance to ？ Do you want another chance ？（ Add to CryptoPunks Pay tribute to ）”,Tpunks The founder wrote in a description posted on his official website ：
Though last year CryptoPunks Much cheaper than now , But I didn't have the money to buy , So as a challenge , Want them to “ Interesting enough .
therefore , We came up with Tpunks The concept of .Tpunk Contains CryptoPunks All of the , And it brings many different characteristics , such as Justin Sun Tpunks More properties .
as everyone knows , Sometimes children are much cooler than their parents .
Payment giant Visa Same style avatar stay Tpunks for 10000TRX
What they want to express is , current CryptoPunks Wait a few heads NFT The avatar project is already very expensive , Most people have obviously missed these bonus opportunities , and Tpunks Just started , There will be more room for growth （ at present CryptoPunks What's the floor price 99ETH, and Tpunks What's the floor price 10000trx ）.
APENFT to Tpunks What did it bring ？
As Tpunks Of strategic partners APENFT, Previously, vernacular was right APENFT Your report mentioned , Be called NFT In the field of ARK Of the ark star fund APENFT, By bringing the world's top art NFT Blockchain and blockchain 、 Build a bridge between the world's top artists and the blockchain , It has brought real value support to the field of encryption .
The news we have seen recently ：
- 9 month 2 Japan ,APENFT And Tpunks Achieve strategic cooperation
- 9 month 3 Japan , from APENFT Foundation and Tpunks Jointly launched NFT Avatar sale , stay BinanceNFT MarketPlace Officially opened . ad locum , There will be 50 gold Tpunks The Avatar was sold , among 40 Pieces will be sold directly , The lowest price is 6BNB, The remaining 10 Pieces were sold by auction , Started at 2BNB
Currency security NFT On the market APENFT and Tpunks Jointly launched avatar
This time on Tpunks Reaching strategic cooperation and carrying out a series of activities is APENFT stay “ For pure virtual Meme The project has inserted the wings of practical value ”？APENFT to Tpunks The value brought is reflected in the following two points ：
1、Tpunks from APENFT Get the top art gene
Tpunks get APENFT After the support of , The essence and genes of top art can be integrated into the encrypted avatar with more appreciation value and collection value , At the same time, the world's top encryption artists have also obtained a new creation platform , future , We'll see many from top artists “ sky-high ” Encrypted pixel avatars are on display 、 The auction .
2、 The artwork head of the combination of the two can be added APENFT Become a new top collection
The sky high price avatar purchased by sun Yuchen was donated to APENFT The foundation , Become NFT Another new property under the governance of the owners' common District Center .
The future has top art genes , Or priceless avatars by top encryption artists , Will also enter APENFT The foundation has become the world's scarce top collection .
NFT The rapid rise of the market , It may grow into a giant with a trillion dollar market volume , It can show a highly personalized culture 、 Identity and community , but NFT There are still many neglected corners in the market .
With the global technology giant Tencent 、Facebook And the next generation Internet that competes for the first layout “ Meta universe ” The era of is getting closer and closer to us , As an identity symbol of the encrypted punk spirit , The value of encrypted avatars will gradually surface .
As one of the necessary conditions for entering the meta universe , In the future, more and more people will recognize its value .Tpunks Just in its infancy, it has obtained great benefits and support from the wave field ecology , So that it can compete with the market head NFT While the avatar project is at a high level , It has also obtained more valuable characteristics and growth space .
just as Tpunks What the team said ,Tpunks be based on CryptoPunks、 Pay tribute to CryptoPunks, I hope it can be better than blue .
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