What's Going On With Axie Infinity (AXS), Small Love Potion (SLP) Cryptos Today?

Axie Infinity AXS/USD has skyrocketed over a whopping 115% over a week.

What Happened: The token of the blockchain-based game which allows users to collect, breed, battle and trade tokenized creatures called “axies” soared 116.11% over a week.

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At press time, over 24 hours, AXS traded 7.26% higher at $17.81. Against Bitcoin BTC/USD and Ethereum ETH/USD, AXS traded 5.43% and 5.28% higher, respectively. 

In the early hours of Monday, AXS was the top trending cryptocurrency on CoinGecko and also featured among trending names on CoinMarketCap.

Why It Matters: Last Weekend, Axie Infinity co-founder Jeffrey Jiho Zirlin claimed on Twitter that the project generated more revenue than Metamask, Pancakeswap CAKE/USD, MakerDAO MKR/USD and Curve CRV/USD combined.

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The Axie co-founder said that the chief sources of revenue were breeding fees as well as 4.24% of NFT volume from the project’s marketplace.

“Axie is still a pretty basic product and has many upgrades coming over the next 9 months,” said Jiho Zirlin. 

Notably, Small Love Potion SLP/USD a token in the Axie Infinity ecosystem, which can be used as a currency to breed Axies also skyrocketed this week, rising 79.96%. Over 24-hours SLP is up 18.08% to $0.28.

A Twitter user noted that SLP farming is “more lucrative” than salaries that fresh graduates receive in Malaysia.

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