Crypto exchange Coinbase (COIN) finally launched the beta of its non-fungible token (NFT) marketplace last week, and some initial activity data has become available.
Total trade volume on the marketplace in that time has been 73 ETH (roughly $217,000), with around 650 users so far transacting on the platform.
The low usage stats can likely be attributed to the fact that Coinbase has only granted a small portion of its three-million person waitlist access to the platform. In an emailed statement to CoinDesk, Coinbase said it would not be able to confirm any user data on its NFT marketplace because the product is in beta.
For comparison purposes, established NFT marketplace OpenSea did over $808 million in Ethereum-based trade volume during that same period, amongst over 36,000 users.
Coinbase has said its social-focused marketplace is still in its early stages of development, with plans to drive more users to the platform with exclusive partnerships to be announced in the coming months.
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