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Former footballers purchase land in Sports Metaverse; here's a look at some big virtual land deals

Former English football players Shaun Wright Phillips and Jordan Stewart have purchased land in the Sports Metaverse, a digital world devoted entirely to sports. Philips will use his land for events and to display his non-fungible tokens

June 02, 2022 / 07:24 PM IST
Former English football players Shaun Wright Phillips and Jordan Stewart have purchased land in the Sports Metaverse, a digital world devoted entirely to sports. Shaun Wright Philips will use his land for events and to display his NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, which are financial securities consisting of digital data.
Former English football players Shaun Wright Phillips and Jordan Stewart have purchased land in the Sports Metaverse, a digital world devoted entirely to sports. Philips will use his land for events and to display his NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, which are financial securities consisting of digital data.
(Illustration by Suneesh K.)
(Illustration by Suneesh K.)
Popular NFT-based blockchain gaming Axie Infinity recently sold Genesis land plot for 550 ETH on its platform, which amounts to around $2.3 million in November 2021. Earlier, almost $1.5 million were dished out for nine plots in Axie Infinity in February, making it the biggest NFT transaction at that time. (Representative Image)
Popular NFT-based blockchain game Axie Infinity recently sold Genesis land plot for 550 ETH on its platform, which amounts to around $2.3 million in November 2021. Earlier, almost $1.5 million were dished out for nine plots in Axie Infinity in February, making it the biggest NFT transaction at that time. (Representative Image)
In November, 2021, the Metaverse group, a subsidiary of Tokens.com, also purchased land on Decentraland, another blockchain platform for about 618,000 MANA, or about $2.4 million. Notably, this is even higher than the prices of houses in major US cities. In June last year, Decentraland saw a deal of $9,00,000 for 16 acres of digital land to Republic Realm, one of the most active investors in and developers of the metaverse real estate ecosystem. Earlier, a plot of virtual land was sold by Decentraland for $7,04,000 to Boson Protocol, a blockchain protocol. (Representative Image) (With inputs from CNBCTV18)
In November 2021, the Metaverse group, a subsidiary of Tokens.com, also purchased land on Decentraland, another blockchain platform for about 618,000 MANA, or about $2.4 million. Notably, this is even higher than the prices of houses in major US cities. In June last year, Decentraland saw a deal of $9,00,000 for 16 acres of digital land to Republic Realm, one of the most active investors in and developers of the metaverse real estate ecosystem. Earlier, a plot of virtual land was sold by Decentraland for $7,04,000 to Boson Protocol, a blockchain protocol. (Representative Image) (With inputs from CNBCTV18)
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first published: Jun 2, 2022 07:24 pm
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