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Virtual Space Station Auctioned Off For $330,000 In Real Money

VentureBeat | January 4, 2010 | Dean Takahashi | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Sold: One virtual space station for $330,000 in real money. It may sound insane, but the buyers and sellers here clearly believe there's gold in the v...

Home Sales Down, Space Station Sales Up

Jessica Rovello | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jessica Rovello

Wow, your very own space station for $330k, sounds like a real bargain. Until you realize that it's located on Planet Calypso, a virtual world. Yes, in the midst of the great recession, someone actually paid $330,000 for a virtual space station.