According to the latest data released by investment bank Drake Star Partners, private blockchain/NFT game companies have raised more than $2.2 billion in the first half of 2022, of which early-stage companies have attracted more than half of the financing, the most active blockchain games. Investors are Animoca Brands, Shima Capital and FTX, of which Animoca Brands has made more than 340 blockchain gaming investment deals.
Blockchain continues to be a major driver of gaming, with more than half of all financing deals tied to blockchain gaming companies.
In addition, several new gaming/blockchain-focused funds were launched in the first half of the year, including Andreessen Horowitz ($4.5 billion for blockchain and $600 million for gaming), Binance ($500 million), Immutable ($500 million). $500 million) and Konvoy Ventures ($150 million), which are investing heavily in private gaming companies, and valuations in related financing deals are likely to remain elevated.