Magic Eden Will Pay You to Buy and Sell Solana NFTs
Multi-chain NFT market Magic Eden is placing extra concentrate on its unique dwelling on Solana, and as we speak the agency introduced a “Chapter II” initiative that can see Magic Eden additional open its platform in numerous methods—and even give merchants free SOL for getting and promoting NFTs.
Magic Eden has began aggregating listings from competing marketplaces, giving merchants a single vacation spot to handle listings throughout platforms and see costs and listings throughout your entire Solana NFT market. The startup—which was valued at $1.6 billion as of June 2022—mentioned that it’ll additionally open-source its market sensible contract within the coming days.
Moreover, the corporate may even take away a “co-sign” function that prevented its personal market listings from being simply aggregated by different NFT marketplaces.
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These strikes tackle long-standing criticisms of Magic Eden, which has constantly been the main Solana NFT market since launching in late 2021. Rival platforms and different Solana builders have taken Magic Eden to activity for utilizing closed-source code and for limiting composability alternatives throughout platforms.
Nevertheless, it’s nonetheless unclear whether or not Magic Eden will nonetheless use an escrow contract that takes custody of customers’ listed NFTs—a number one critique of Magic Eden’s market mannequin that has beforehand been referred to as out by rivals as a possible safety menace. Decrypt requested a Magic Eden consultant for clarification, however didn’t instantly hear again.
As a part of the relaunch, Magic Eden will quickly change its “maker payment” to -0.25% for sure kinds of transactions. In different phrases, Magic Eden pays you to purchase and promote NFTs.
Should you checklist an NFT for 100 SOL, Magic Eden wrote for example, you then’d in the end get 100.25 SOL if it sells. Equally, for those who make a group supply on a sure Solana NFT venture and it’s fulfilled, you then’ll successfully get a 0.25% rebate on the acquisition worth. Customers also can earn charges for working automated market maker (AMM) NFT buying and selling swimming pools on Magic Eden.
Tensor Snatched Magic Eden’s Solana NFT Crown. However for How Lengthy?
Magic Eden’s strikes come amid the rise of a surging rival referred to as Tensor, which has taken a number one share of Solana NFT market share at sure factors over the previous couple of weeks. Tensor provides a rewards mannequin akin to Blur, the main Ethereum NFT market.
Market information from Tiexo reveals Magic Eden with a lead over the past week, with practically 44% of buying and selling quantity in comparison with about 40% for Tensor. Over the previous day, nonetheless, Magic Eden takes a heavier share at 51% of the Solana NFT market in comparison with about 35% for Tensor.
Amid the market shake-up, Tensor builders criticized Magic Eden for its co-sign requirement, renewing arguments that some rivals made final yr when Magic Eden was dominant. Though Magic Eden expanded to different chains like Ethereum, Polygon, and Bitcoin over the previous a number of months, the agency mentioned not too long ago that it could return its major focus to Solana.