There are hundreds of Metaverse coins on the market, each offering unique projects, solutions, games, etc. For those new to space, it can be difficult to figure out which Metaverse coins have substance and will be viable next year, as many cryptocurrency projects are based on hype, and their lifespan is only a few months. Today we look at our picks of the top five Metaverse coins with tremendous long-term potential and could see significant price gains of 5X-10X this year.
Note: The list below is ordered by the current market capitalization of each project, from lowest to highest.
No. 5 CEEK VR (CEEK) – $348 million
Launched in June 2018, CEEK VR is a metaverse platform featuring various virtual reality experiences including sports, entertainment, music, television and more.
CEEK’s mission is to connect athletes, artists and other digital content creators directly with their fans in their vast digital world. The platform is one of the few in the cryptocurrency that ensures high-profile collaborations with icons like Sting, Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato, U2, etc.
Additionally, CEEK includes its branded high-definition 4D headphones and branded VR headsets, available from major retailers such as BestBuy and Target. If you’re looking for a next-level blockchain experience, we highly recommend checking out the CEEK VR platform.
Additionally, CEEK includes an NFT marketplace and will enable online trading and the creation of blockchain-based digital assets, making this project a must-do in April 2022 and beyond. Through its NFT marketplace, CEEK will allow users to own music rights, track royalties and more.
The primary utility asset on the platform is CEEK, which includes both ERC-20 and BEP-20 versions on the Ethereum and BNB chains. Utilities of the token on the platform include participation in VR rooms for various concerts, sporting events, tech talks, charity fundraisers, etc.
You can buy CEEK from PancakeSwap, ProBit Global, Uniswap, BKEX, LATOKEN, MEXC, etc.
#4 WAX (WAXP) – $545 million
Launched in December 2017, The Worldwide Asset Exchange, also known as WAX, is a specialized NFT and Metaverse blockchain and platform built for Metaverse and NFT apps. It’s on this list because it offers one of the most robust and active gaming communities out there, with some of the most popular games based on WAX including but not limited to Alien Worlds, Farmers World, Splinterlands and more.
For a comprehensive overview of the various projects on WAX, check out this article on the top 5 most popular Metaverse games made on WAX.
The WAX blockchain is unique due to its delegated proof-of-stake consensus mechanism, which significantly reduces transaction costs. WAX uses three resources instead of traditional gas charges, including CPU, RAM, and NET. Users can use WAXP (the native token on the platform) in exchange for these resources and withdraw the original tokens at any time to get back the money spent on transactions.
Additionally, WAX is exceptionally user-friendly, so you don’t need to download any third-party wallets or apps like MetaMask, Phantom, etc. WAX has an online WAX Cloud wallet integrated with every project on the WAX blockchain, making it easy for new users to start playing, browse NFT marketplaces, manage their wealth, and more .
With some of the most popular games hosted on the WAX blockchain, this project has huge long-term potential and will continue well beyond 2023, making it a must-watch in April 2022.
WAXP is the primary utility asset for the blockchain, allowing users to interact with WAX’s ecosystem, purchase NFTs, access various games, etc.
You can buy WAXP on KuCoin, Binance, Huobi Global, WazirX, Gate.io, Bithumb, Crypto.com Exchange, Bittrex, etc.
#3 The Sandbox (SAND) – $3.2 billion
With the launch of the Alpha in December 2021, The Sandbox is currently the 4th highest valued Metaverse coin. It is also one of the most funded projects in the crypto space, receiving significant investment from influential groups like Softbank, which invested over $90 million in the Metaverse platform in November 2021.
This Metaverse project also boasts one of the strongest communities on the market, and its SAND token boasts over 135,000 holders, ranking it as the third most held Metaverse coin.
The Sandbox Metaverse features a colorful RPG-style 3D virtual world best described as a hybrid between Minecraft’s blocky design and Fortnite’s colorful theme. If you haven’t checked out the alpha yet, we recommend downloading the client and giving The Sandbox a try. It’s 100% free to play.
Additionally, The Sandbox offers one of the most desirable virtual real estate markets and users can browse its collection of NFT lands on OpenSea. The minimum price for a The Sandbox plot is 1.7 ETH, roughly $5.1,000.
If you have the money to spend and want to buy virtual properties in the Metaverse, The Sandbox is a great choice. Additionally, as one of the leading Metaverse projects on the market, The Sandbox has huge potential in 2022 and beyond as the team continues to work on their product and prepare for the official mainnet release, hopefully later this year.
The primary utility asset for The Sandbox is SAND, an ERC-20 asset that allows owners to purchase in-game items, exchange them for rewards, and more.
You can buy SAND on KuCoin, MEXC, Binance, WazirX, FTX, Crypto.com, ZB.COM, Bittrex and more.
#2 Theta Network (THETA) – $3.2 billion
Launched in 2018, Theta Network is the second graded Metaverse coin on the market, offering a slightly different approach to the new sector. Theta is the leading NFT drop platform with some of the most prominent partnerships in crypto.
Theta Network’s NFT drops include collaborations with world-class artists like Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa and legendary TV shows like The Price Is Right and American Idol. If you are looking to buy fully licensed and authenticated NFTs, we recommend creating an account with Theta.
The platform is known to have some of the hottest NFT drops, easily doubling or even tripling in value just a few hours after the initial drop. If you want to do easy flips on NFTs, you need to look at Theta.
In addition to being an NFT platform, Theta also offers a streaming platform that allows users to earn TFUEL tokens. In addition, Theta includes a unique TNT-20 token standard that allows brands and companies to launch their tokens. The TNT-20 standard is comparable to the popular ERC-20 and BEP-20 standards.
THETA is the primary utility asset on the platform, allowing users to purchase NFTs, access the latest drops, earn rewards, and more.
You can buy THETA on Binance, KuCoin, Crypto.com, Bybit and more.
#1 Decentraland (MANA) – $3.7 billion
Launched in February 2020, Decentraland is the second most valued Metaverse coin and undoubtedly has one of the best long-term potentials. As the leading provider of Metaverse platforms, it boasts the most players in its virtual world of any crypto project, making it a must-see in April 2022 and beyond.
Metaverse by Decentraland is free to access and offers a 3D virtual environment with dozens of experiences ranging from virtual clubs, virtual casinos, play-to-earn games and much more.
The platform offers one of the most robust ecosystems with hundreds of fun activities for players. Whether you want to socialize with your friends or earn rewards through play-to-earn games, you’re sure to find a fun activity to immerse yourself in Decentraland.
Like The Sandbox, Decentraland has a robust virtual real estate market, including NFT properties on OpenSea.
It also boasts one of the highest prices for virtual real estate, with a current floor price for a plot of 2.6 ETH, roughly $7.7,000. Whether looking to buy property in the Metaverse or bet on the future of Decentraland’s MANA, this project is a must-see in April 2022 and beyond and has some of the best long-term potential on the market.
MANA is the primary utility asset in Decentraland, an ERC-20 token based on the Ethereum blockchain and compatible with Polygon. MANA uses include purchasing portable NFTs in Decentraland, claiming rewards, participating in exclusive events and activities, etc.
You can buy MANA on Gemini, Gate.io, Kraken, LBank, Binance, Coinbase, etc.
Disclosure: This is not trading or investment advice. Always do your research before buying Metaverse coins.
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