One way for traders and investors to capitalize on the burgeoning Metaverse market is to buy virtual real estate across different digital worlds. There are multiple options for purchasing LAND in the Metaverse, and this article looks at some of the most underrated options. Let’s look at our picks of the top five Metaverse cryptocoins for March 2022, ranked by current market cap, from lowest to highest.
#5 Wilder World (WILD) – $107 million
Launched in May 2021, Wilder World (WILD) is one of the most anticipated Metaverse crypto projects. The team is building an ultra-realistic virtual world using the latest Unreal Engine 5 from Epic Games.
The Wilder World Metaverse is currently in development, but the project offers a robust NFT market with over 6,800 items from over 2,300 owners. The NFT marketplace also boasts over $8 million in total trading volume, which speaks to the sheer size of the Wilder World ecosystem.
The Marketplace features multiple collections including Vehicles, Cars, Shoes, Guilds, Concepts, and Virtual Properties.
Users can buy cribs in Wiami, the first city in Wilder World. Using lidar data, the team created a 1-to-1 geographic replica of Miami; takes place in a nearby alternate dimension. Wiami offers different types of real estate from condos to land.
South Beach is the first district to be developed in Wilder World and will be the central hub of Wiami. Prior to launch, users will be able to purchase condos in Qube, a Genesis real estate release in Wilder World consisting of 108 unique procedurally generated NFT condos spread over 39 floors.
The average sale price for a condo in Qube is roughly in the $700-$1200 range, which is quite affordable compared to some of the other LANDs on this list.
WILD is the primary utility asset on the platform used to purchase NFTs and will be used for various Wilder World Metaverse activities after release.
You can buy WILD on Uniswap, KuCoin, MEXC, BitMart, BKEX, LATOKEN, Huobi Global, Bitfinex and more.
#4 Victoria VR (VR) – $108 million
Launched in December 2021, Victoria VR is another top-tier Metaverse cryptocoin, also building an ultra-realistic Metaverse powered by Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. Victoria VR offers some of the best crypto designs, and its unique feature is its massive development team of over 80 developers at writing, aiming to surpass 300 developers by the end of 2022.
Focused on building an immersive and high-definition metaverse, the project begins with the introduction of an NFT Gallery, allowing players to show off their NFTs in an ultra-realistic environment.
Victoria VR also offers VR Lands registered on the blockchain as NFTs. A limited number of VR Lands are available for purchase and minting through a VR Lands sale or by another player.
VR lands can be used to construct in-game utility buildings (mines, warehouses, etc.), showcase buildings (shops/shops, showrooms), private buildings (clubhouses, businesses, etc.), and a port in another world, game, or a virtual reality.
Unfortunately, it’s not as easy to buy VR Lands for Victoria VR as other projects as users had to be whitelisted. The team took the final snap today (March 23) and are currently compiling a list of winners.
The last snapshot of VR Lands Sale has been captured, thanks for your participation! Check out the results so far:
215M total VR staked
3304 Average usage days
— Victoria VR (@VictoriaVRcom) March 23, 2022
Still, it’s worth keeping an eye out for VR Lands popping up in the market as players get them and try to trade them in for profit.
If you still want to support the project but missed the whitelist, you can still buy VR tokens and use them on the Victoria VR finance dashboard and earn VR shares as a reward.
VR is the primary utility asset on the platform, allowing users to interact with the Metaverse and use it for rewards.
You can buy VR on Uniswap (V2), KuCoin, BitMart, Gate.io and more.
#3 Bloktopia (BLOK) – $132 million
Launched in October 2021, Bloktopia is another highly underrated Metaverse cryptocoin, building its Metaverse like Wilder World using Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 5.
Bloktopia will feature a 21-story skyscraper to commemorate Bitcoin’s 21 million coin stash. Each level has unique layouts with opportunities for users to purchase virtual real estate.
Within Bloktopia, buying virtual real estate is referred to as reblok. Bloktopians can purchase virtual properties after the BLOK Token Distribution Event (TGE).
We highly recommend keeping an eye on Bloktopia if you’re interested in jumping in early on an underrated project and buying virtual properties in the Metaverse. Users can purchase properties on different levels of the massive skyscraper, each with unique designs and layouts.
Prices for each LAND will vary, but according to Bloktopia’s website they range from 400,000 to 1.2 million BLOK (about $6,000 to $19,000 at the time of writing).
BLOK is the leading utility token on the platform, an ERC-20 asset compatible with the Polygon blockchain. The main uses of BLOK include buying virtual real estate and interacting with Bloktopia’s metaverse.
You can buy BLOK on KuCoin, Uniswap, Gate.io, LATOKEN and more.
#2 The Sandbox (SAND) – $3.6 billion
Launched in December 2021, the Alpha, The Sandbox is one of the most famous Metaverse cryptocoins that allows users to purchase virtual properties. It is the second most valued Metaverse coin on the market, having a valuation of over $3.6 billion at the time of writing.
The sandbox offers a 3D experience with a downloadable desktop client. Users can enjoy an RPG-themed metaverse and complete quests, buy virtual properties, play to earn rewards, etc.
For those interested in buying LAND for The Sandbox, you can visit The Sandbox’s OpenSea Collection, which contains over 169,000 items with over 20,000 owners. The current minimum price for a LAND is 2.5 ETH (roughly $7.4K at the time of writing).
While investing in virtual real estate in The Sandbox is not a cheap endeavor, many consider The Sandbox to be one of the safest investments when it comes to Metaverse cryptocoins and virtual real estate.
The Sandbox features world-class partnerships with icons like Snoop Dogg, who also builds his virtual playground in The Sandbox.
For those interested in trying out The Sandbox, the team recently launched its second alpha season open to users. While an Alpha Season 2 Pass is required to access all experiences, users can still complete quests and try The Sandbox without purchasing anything.
The primary utility asset on the platform is SAND, which users can use to earn rewards, access exclusive activities, purchase various items, and more.
You can buy SAND on KuCoin, Binance, Crypto.com, Uniswap, Gemini, Kraken, FTX, Huobi Global, Liquid, ProBit Global, Tokocrypto, ZB.COM, MEXC, WazirX and more.
#1 Decentraland (MANA) – $4.5 billion
Launched in February 2020, Decentraland is currently the highest-valued Metaverse cryptocoin on the market with a valuation of over $4.5 billion.
Decentraland is the pioneer of virtual real estate and metaverse experiences with an immersive 3D virtual world in the browser that users can currently explore completely free of charge. Connect your MetaMask wallet and explore the vast realm of Decentraland!
There are dozens of places for users to visit in Decentraland, with some of the most popular being Decentral Games’ ICE Poker Casino, WonderLand mining game, GolfCraft Minigolf, and more.
Decentraland also offers a virtual property market available on OpenSea. At the time of writing, there are over 97.4k articles with over 6.9k owners. The minimum price for a Decentraland LAND is 3.3 ETH (roughly $10,000 at the time of writing).
Decentraland currently offers some of the most expensive virtual real estate on the market, but it only makes sense as it’s also considered one of the safest investments as the market leader in all Metaverse crypto projects.
The primary supply for Decentraland is MANA, which is used to access exclusive activities, purchase wearable NFTs, and more.
You can buy MANA on KuCoin, Gate.io, Binance, Bithumb, Gemini, SushiSwap, Kraken, LBank, OKX, FMFW.io and more.
Disclosure: This is not trading or investment advice. Always do your research before buying Metaverse cryptocoins.
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