Decentraland, a virtual real estate plot also called metaverse, has sold for a record $2.4 million in cryptocurrency value.
The virtual environment which gained popularity this year enables users to buy land, walk around, visit buildings and meet people as avartars.
Interest in the virtual real estate increased when Facebook recently announced its rebrand, bringing more people to the knowledge of virtual reality products.
Decentraland is a type of metaverse that uses the blockchain technology.
In Decentraland, lands and other items are sold in the form of non-fungible tokens (NFTs), a kind of crypto asset.