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Player Purchased a Virtual Egg for $69,696.00 USD

  • Date: 02-06-2010 Views:

    KeyWords: Virtual Egg, 69,696.00 USD, Planet Calypso, NEVERDIE

  • Summary: Can you believe that? A virtual Egg can be sold for a stunning $69,696.00 USD. It just happened in Planet Calypso, a MMOG that used to announce the sale of a Space Station for $330,000. Sequence of the Egg sale is as follow:

Can you believe that? A virtual Egg can be sold for a stunning $69,696.00 USD. It just happened in Planet Calypso, a MMOG that used to announce the sale of a Space Station for $330,000. Sequence of the Egg sale is as follow:

Jon "NEVERDIE" Jacobs held a public auction Sunday, inside Planet Calypso, and sold the Virtual Egg to David Storey aka Deathifier. Deathifier owns "Treasure Island" in the game, a tax generating Virtual World Destination. NEVERDIE purchased the Virtual Egg for $10,000 USD in 2006 from a gamer who completed a unique quest. The Final Chapter in the Egg's History has yet to be written as thousands of players speculate what will actually hatch from the it and if it will be worth the extraordinary price tag.

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Deathifier purchased "Treasure Island" with hunting and mineral Rights in 2004 for $27,500 USD and reportedly earned his investment back within the year. NEVERDIE mortgaged his home in Miami in 2005 to purchase an Asteroid for $100,000 USD. NEVERDIE turned the Asteroid into a NightClub dubbed Club NEVERDIE, which is now valued at over $1 million USD. NEVERDIE and Deathifier have both been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for their astounding Virtual Transactions.

"The sale of the Atrox Queen Egg is another example of the incredibly unique world and economy we offer in our game. While you don't need thousands of dollars, or even tens of dollars to play Planet Calypso, it's sales like these that truly separate our virtual world from any other on the planet," said Marco Behrmann, CEO of First Planet Company. "We are introducing a new quest system soon and the epicprice tag of this Egg, which was a quest treasure itself, will energize a new generation of virtual pioneers looking to make their mark."

Full SizePlanet Calypso - Virtual Egg for $69,696.00 USD

First Planet Company posted this astounding Virtual Transaction on their official site and declared Crystal Palace Station's recent sale for a record-breaking $330,000.00 USD. However, no screenshot was released as a proof yet. How do you think about A Unique Virtual Egg Sold For Over $69,000 USD?

How do you think about the Virtual Egg Sold For Over $69,000 USD?
It could be a speculation.
These guys are crazy.
What an expensive MMOG.
I am curious about this game and may give it a try.
I wanna say something different.