A virtual world requires a virtual economy.
To maintain the economy of the metaverse, there is a need for currencies that can act as a means of exchange and storage of value.
Metaverse tokens are in-game currencies.
Some of these tokens are governance tokens that allow holders to vote policy updates of the platform, some represent in-game assets like LAND in Decentraland and ASSETS in Sandbox, while others are used to make digital transactions like buy wearables for avatars or purchase fan tokens for sports teams.
Here is a list of 10 metaverse tokens, their tokenomics, and price prediction.
Axis Infinity Shard ($AXS) is the ERC-20 governance token of Axie Infinity, an Ethereum-based play-to-earn game that lets users collect, breed, battle, and trade token-based creatures known as Axies.
Axie Infinity was developed in 2018 by the Vietnam-based company, Sky Mavis.
$AXS holders can earn rewards by staking $AXS tokens, playing games, or participating in the governance of the ecosystem.
$AXS has a total supply of 270 million AXS tokens with a circulating supply as of October 2021 at 60 million AXS.
In July 2021, $AXS hit an all-time high at $21.55 raising over 500% in a month.100% of the AXS token will be circulating by early 2026.
$AXS Price Prediction
Price Prediction expects $AXS to go bullish, hitting an average price of $74.68 in 2022, $107.47 in 2023, and $307.95 in 2026.
Trading Breast predicts $AXS to hit an average price of $45.748 in December 2022, $77.87 in December 2023, and $123.23 in December 2025.
According to Wallet Investor, a 5-year investment would yield +1526.88%.
$AXS can be exchanged for other cryptocurrencies on major exchanges like Binance, OKEx, and Huobi.
$ENJ is an ERC-20 token built on the Ethereum blockchain and fuels the Enjin platform that lets users create, distribute, and trade virtual assets.
$ENJ backs the value of every asset built on the Enjin platform, this provides real-world liquidity to in-game items.
A required amount of ENJ token is needed to mint virtual assets on the platform, this amount is removed from the creator’s wallet and locked within the assets they create.
The assets can be converted back to ENJ coins at the exchange rate when they are produced.
Enjin is a growing project that was first launched as a gaming platform in 2009 by Maxim Blagov and Witek Radomski, with the blockchain version going live in 2018.
$ENJ has a maximum supply of 1billion ENJ coins, of which 40% has been sold at pre-sale, and a circulating supply of 846 million ENJ coins.
$ENJ Price Prediction
Wallet Investor predicts $ENJ to hit a maximum price of $2.913 before the end of 2022 and gain 386.85% in a 5-year investment.
Digital Coin expects $ENJ to go bullish, hitting $2.26 in 2022, $2.79 in 2023, $2.92 in 2024, and $5.61 in 2028.
Price Prediction expects $ENJ to reach an average price of $2.32 in 2022, $3.28 in 2023, $4.67 in 2024, and $14.32 in 2028.
$BLOK is an ERC-20 token built on Polygon, a layer-two scaling solution of Ethereum.
It is the native token of Bloktopia metaverse, a 21-floor virtual skyscraper (built in honor of Bitcoin’s maximum supply of 21 million BTC) that focuses on providing users access to learning tools on cryptocurrencies, scaling revenue from play-to-earn games, DeFi, selling and leasing of real estate, providing socializing opportunity through virtual events and in-built games, and allowing users create in-game assets.
$BLOK can be used to purchase properties in Bloktopia, advertise, or vote in the metaverse governance.
$BLOK was co-founded by Paddy Carroll and Ross Tavakoli in 2021.
$BLOK has a maximum supply of 200 billion BLOK coins and a circulating supply of 8.3 billion BLOK coins.
$BLOK can be traded in exchanges like Gate.io, OKX, Bitget, and Kucoin.
$BLOK Price Prediction
According to Wallet Investor, a 5-year investment on $BLOK is expected to yield around +758.74%, bringing a current $100 investment to $858.74 in 2027.
Price Prediction expects $BLOK to hit an average price of $0.035 in 2022, $0.051 in 2023, $0.074 in 2024, and $0.24 in 2027.
$MANA is an ERC-20 governance token of Decentraland. Decentraland is a metaverse built on Ethereum blockchain that lets users socialize and buy LANDs on which they can build their micro-worlds.
As the governance token, holders of $MANA can vote on policy updates of the platform. Owning MANA also lets users purchase LANDs, customize avatars, create wearables for avatars, and sell them in the Decentraland marketplace as NFTs.
$MANA used to purchase LANDs are removed from circulation, this creates scarcity of the coins and increases the price of $MANA.
$MANA was co-founded by Ariel Meilich and Esteban Ordano in August 2017.
$MANA has a maximum supply of $2.1 billion MANA tokens and a circulating supply of 1.3 billion MANA. It is primarily used as an in-game currency.
MANA can be traded on major crypto exchanges like Coinbase, Binance, OKEx, and FTx. It can be swapped for other tokens on Coin98.
$MANA Price Prediction
With the price of MANA at $2.038, Wallet Investor predicts that a 5-year investment would yield +664.57%, bringing a current $100 investment to $764.57 in 2027.
Coin Quora expects $MANA to hit $10 by the end of 2022, $25 by 2023, and $50 by 2025.
$SAND is the ERC-20 governance token of the Sandbox ecosystem. Sandbox is an Ethereum-based metaverse gaming platform that lets players build, own, and monetize their in-game creations as NFTs.
In 2021, Sandbox raised $93 million in funding and secured over 50 partnerships including Snoop Dog and CryptoKitties.
The first version of Sandbox was released as a mobile game in 2012 by Pixwol and the game developer Onimatrix.
In 2018, Pixwol was acquired by Animoca Brands who built the blockchain version.
$SAND has a maximum supply of 3 billion SAND and a circulating supply of 922 million SAND.
As the governance token, holders of $SAND can vote on policy updates of the ecosystem. Owning SAND tokens also lets users play games, customize avatars, purchase ASSETs and LANDs.
$SAND token can be traded on Binance, Huobi, and Bitmart.
$SAND Price Prediction
With the price of the $SAND token being $3.032, Wallet Investor predicts that a 5-year investment will gain +1660.36, bringing a current $100 investment to $1760.36 in 2027.
Price Predictions expect $SAND to hit an average price of $4.38 in 2022, $6.49 in 2023, $9.25 in 2024, and $27.02 in 2027.
$ALICE token is an ERC-20 governance token that powers the builder game My Neighbor Alice (MNA).
MNA is a multiplayer farm and builder game built on Ethereum blockchain which features complex islands that can be bought by $ALICE token holders and developed with in-game assets.
My Neighbor Alice lets users borrow and lend their in-game assets (NFTs) to other users as well as stake their $ALICE tokens for yields.
As the governance token, $ALICE holders would be able to vote on policy updates through a Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO).
Owning $ALICE also enables users to buy virtual islands, build and purchase in-game assets, and play to earn.
MNA was created by the game development company Antler Interactive in January 2021. The first playable test was conducted in August 2021 with the full game version set to be released in 2022.
$ALICE was launched on the Binance launch pool in March 2021.
$ALICE has a maximum supply of 100 million ALICE with a circulating supply of 30.6 million ALICE (31% of the total supply).
$ALICE Price Prediction
With the price of $ALICE at $6.593, Wallet Investor predicts that a 5-year investment would gain +452.63%, bringing a current $100 investment to $552.63 in 2027.
Price Prediction says $ALICE might have strong fundamentals but is not a profitable asset in the short-term. They predict $ALICE to hit an average price of $9.71 by the end of 2022, $13.43 in 2023, $20.29 in 2024, and $58.71 in 2027.
Chiliz token ($CHZ) is both an ERC-20 token built on Ethereum blockchain and a BEP-20 token on Binance smart chain.
$CHZ powers the blockchain-based Socios.com platform that lets users buy fan tokens of their favorite club.
These fan tokens help fans play an active role in their favorite sports teams by giving them voting power In the teams’ decisions like the location of friendly matches, goal celebration songs, and which player wins the player of the game.
FC Barcelona, Atletico de Madrid, AS Rome, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain amongst others are already partnering with socios.com.
$CHZ was founded in 2012 with the first token for the Italian soccer team Juventus ($JUV), released in late 2019.
$CHZ has a maximum supply of 8.8 billion CHZ and a circulating supply of 5.9 billion CHZ.
$CHZ is available on major crypto exchanges including Binance and Coinbase.
$CHZ Price Prediction
With the price of $CHZ at $0.173, Wallet Investor predicts that a 5-year investment would yield +876.3%, bringing umg a current $100 investment to $976.3 in 2027.
Monsta Infinite ($MONI) is a BEP-20 governance token of Monsta Infinite game which is an NFT play-to-earn game built on the Binance smart chain and inspired by Axie Infinity.
This game solves the problem of unfair competition in player versus player games by closing the gap between the rich and poor players. Players are matched based on their rank, skill level, and recent match result.
As the governance token, $MONI holders would be able to participate in governance votes, stake their tokens, and play games.
Monsta Infinity is being built by 11 professionals from Singapore and Malaysia with Jin Tan as CEO and Chong Hor Kong as CTO.
$MONI has a maximum supply of 270 million MONI coins and a circulating supply of 16 million MONI coins.
The first sale of $MONI coins went live in September 2021 and the game launch is scheduled for the first quarter of 2022.
$MONI Price Prediction
Wallet Investor predicts that $MONI is a high-risk long-term investment with the possibility of the current price of $0.425 devaluing in the future.
Price Prediction says that $MONI is not a profitable asset for short-term investment. They expect the average price of $MONI to hit $0.87 in 2023 and $3.65 in 2027.
CoinKids predicts $MONI to hit an average price of $0.563 by the end of 2022 and $0.609 at the start of 2023.
$REVO is a BEP-20 governance token built on Binance smart chain that powers the Revomon platform.
Revomon is a monster-hunting metaverse game where users train monsters, go on quests, compete with other players, and unlock achievement while interacting with virtual reality through real-life gestures.
Revomon combines virtual reality with NFT: players can collect over 150 Revomon (monsters) while having true ownership of the monsters they train.
As the governance token, holders of the $REVO token can participate in the decision-making process of the platform, stake $REVO in the Revomon liquidity pool, and buy items with which they can engage in quest.
Revomon was created by the French co-founders Jordan Letri and Maxime Reyenders.
$REVO was launched in April 2021 with its first alpha version published in June 2021. Its mobile version is scheduled to be released in the first quarter of 2022.
The maximum supply of $REVO is 100 million REVO coins and the circulating supply is 24 million REVO coins.
$REVO is available on Pancakeswap, Gate.io, and CoinTiger.
$REVO Price Prediction
With the current price of $REVO at $0.422, Wallet Investor predicts a 5-year investment would yield +877.73%, bringing a current $100 investment to $977.73 in 2027.
$TOWER token is the utility token of Tower Experiment. Tower Experiment is an initiative to blend traditional free-to-play gaming with blockchain gaming. The minting of $TOWER tokens is the first step of this experiment.
Holders of $TOWER can participate in the governance of the Crazy Kings Franchise (consisting of Crazy Kings game and its sequel Crazy Defense Heroes) by submitting proposals and voting on these proposals.
Owning $TOWER tokens would also let users mint NFTs, pay for tournament entry fees, stake to earn rewards and trade within the Crazy Kings Franchise.
$TOWER was created by Animoca Brands (who are also creators of the Crazy Kings Franchise).
The maximum supply of $TOWER tokens is 10billion Tower coins, 30% of which is reserved for rewarding players. The circulating supply is 237 million Tower coins.
In June 2021, Animoca Brands partnered with CoinMarketCap to give out 600,000 Tower tokens.
$TOWER Price Prediction
Price Prediction expects the average price of $TOWER to hit $0.083 in 2022, $0.12 in 2023, and $0.60 in 2027.
With Facebook changing its name to Meta and various tech and entertainment personnel opening virtual offices and hosting events in the metaverse, the hype around metaverse tokens and what they can yield for investors is on the rise.
Investment in any metaverse token should be done only after proper research.
Emmanuella Elenbalu is the Content Manager at Coinsem. She is passionate about cryptocurrency, investment, and learning new things.