Konami’s ‘Castlevania’ artwork NFTs sell for over £115,000

Konami’s first NFT auction featured artwork inspired by the Castlevania series to celebrate the series’ 35th anniversary, and they’re selling out for a really high price.

The Konami Memorial NFT Collection includes artwork and video clips from the Castlevania series that had been hit in the NFTs. This effectively means that only one person can own the artwork and can be proven linked to it.

By 8am on Saturday 15th January the entire Konami Memorial Collection had sold out, with an average sale price of over £8,500 (as reported by VGC).

Castlevania: Circle of the Moon Artwork
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon Artwork Credit: Konami

The best-selling NFT was an artwork based on the map of Dracula’s Castle, which sold for £19,406.21. Another work of circle of the moon was sold for over £12,000, and a 3-minute highlight video featuring gameplay footage from various Castlevania games was also hit in an NFT and sold for £12,809.

OpenSea, the marketplace that hosted the auction, takes a 2.5% commission on every sale on its website, meaning Konami earned over £114,000 from the auction. However, this number may not be definitive as Konami may claim 10% royalties on any subsequent sale of the artwork.

After the success of the auction, there is a good chance that Konami will come back with more NFTs to trade. Konami called the Castlevania artwork the “first” project he planned with NFTs.

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