NFL fans at large will now be able to get digital memorabilia of their favorite football stars after Dapper Labs’ NFL All Day tokens were finally opened to the public after a seven-month closed beta period.
On Wednesday, the National Football League (NFL), the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) and Dapper officially launched the project and announced their first public NFT drop, a package of four NFTs dubbed the Headliner made up of four different moments for new players.
Users will have the opportunity to get NFTs depicting famous players such as Tom Brady, Trevor Lawrence, Javonte Williams and Jalen Ramsey. There will be a total of 22,500 packages on sale for $59 a pop.
NFTs come in various rare levels of Common, Rare, and Legendary, with only 187 packs containing the much needed Legendary NFT.
Much like the first officially licensed NBA Top Shot Dapper Project, NFL All Day offers player tokens and team collectibles depicting several featured in-game videos known as Moments. There are also GameFi items added to the experience via methods such as collector challenges to earn rewards in NFTs, game tickets, VIP experiences, T-shirts, and more.
The project has been in closed beta since February and has generated more than $37 million in sales so far according to data from CryptoSlam.
“Last year’s beta launch has led to an increase in the number of early adopters who have begun collecting videos highlighting NFTs for NFL shows, and we plan to significantly increase the number of users with the official launch of the platform,” noted Joe Ruggiero, Senior Vice President of Consumers. Products in the NFL.
NFT start a deal of Hollywood pens
NFT startup Boss Beauties has struck an acting deal with major Hollywood talent agency WME.
As part of the deal, WME will represent the company across the entertainment sector as it works to secure intellectual licensing deals for Boss Beauties in film, Web3, games, events and brand partnerships.
The Boss Beauties project consists of 10,000 unique symbolic digital art paintings depicting female avatars with various career options such as CEOs, pilots, doctors and astronauts. The collection reportedly sold out within 90 minutes after its September launch.
The project has generated more than $48.3 million in sales to date, with a portion of primary and secondary sales proceeds directed toward empowering women through mentorship and scholarships.
CryptoPunks creator Larva Labs signed a similar deal with rival agency UTA in September.
Metaverse Art Week 2022
Decentraland, one of the largest Metaverse platforms in the blockchain sector, is set to host the third annual Metaverse Art Week event in its virtual world between August 24 and August 28.
The event will see a wide range of curated NFT art on display from big names such as Sotheby’s, OpenSea and Artnet, while there will also be scheduled panel discussions, a virtual outdoor sculpture garden and interactive 3D wall art.
“The third annual Metaverse Art Week will explore how the human spirit is connected to an emotional response when presented with art inspired by mathematical designs found in nature, and how metaverse technology is pushing the boundaries of software art and redefining what immersive experience is,” the Decentraland team wrote in a shared ad. With Cointelegraph.
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From the Golden Globes to the NFT: Sir Anthony Hopkins
84-year-old famous actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has jumped aboard the NFT Gravy Train by announcing the Immortal Collection, a set of 10 digitally animated NFT pieces that depict Hopkins as various Jungian psychic archetypes.
Assorted 1 by 1 NFT art pieces feature realistic digital representations of Hopkins’ face as hero, rebel, magician, sage, ruler, explorer, lover, creator, giver, and clown. Auctions are scheduled to begin on OpenSea on September 16th. The face of each piece of art will also be used to create 100 NFT files for each of the 10 pieces, which equates to 1,010 NFTs in total. The project is in collaboration with the media company Web3 Orange Comet.