- zebra posted at Jan 03, 2010 6:05 pm
Entropia Universe Crystal Palace Space Station in Planet Calypso Sells for $330,000, that is amazing. Will you pay $330,000 for a virtual crystal palace? (from here)
We have written before about the amazing value of virtual goods in the Entropia Universe massively multiplayer online role playing game.
The auction for the Crystal Palace Space Station in Planet Calypso has sold for 3,300,000 PED. This virtual game currency when converted to US dollars is $330,000. The winning bidder was Buzz “Erik” Lightyear. The space station provides an income stream of revenue from any purchases made there plus hunting on the space station.
Below is a video tour of the Entropia Universe Crystal Palace Space Station on Planet Calypso and also a high definition gameplay video featuring some alien hunting. Check it out below.
Crystal Palace Space Station in Planet Calypso from Entropia Universe Video:
Entropia Universe HD Gameplay Video:
MPOGD recently took a look at the fascinating online cosmos known as Entropia Universe just after the Consumer Electronics Show in January. Fast forwarding to the Game Developers Conference, we decided to stop for a chat with John Bates, the Business Development and Strategic Marketing at MindArk’s Entropia Universe, to check on the latest updates from this rapidly evolving and growing virtual world.
Creative Kingdom (CKI), an international architectural firm behind several spectacular themed resorts and hotels, is pairing up with the Thai government in creating a massive $7 billion multimedia and IT complex called “Cyber City”. Before that monumental complex ever sees the light of day, a vision of CKI’s finished project will set sail online within Entropia as a dedicated planet, complete with a virtual world economy that’s been the signature feature of Entropia since its launch. “CKI is the first confirmed group we have working with us who are from a completely creative background,” Bates added. “We’re as interested as anyone else to see how they use their architectural and creative skills in building a planet from the ground up.”
Bates also excitedly shared a glimpse inside other sContinue Reading
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