These are the 12 most expensive in-game items sold for real-world cash. The prices don`t resemble the current value of the items, but they show the highest price the item was sold for.The gaming industry is one of the fastest growing entertainment markets these days," commented eCommerce director Algirdas Latvys from Eldorado.gg.
"Prize pools of competitive game tournaments already exceed the prize pools of many physical sports competitions. For example, The International 2019 tournament of DOTA 2, a multiplayer online battle arena genre game prize pool has exceeded 34 million USD and surpassed the earlier record held by the previous year competition of the same game by almost 9 million.
As interest in competitive gaming rises across the world, so does the number of players in massively multiplayer online games. For some, MMORPG gaming became a substantial source of revenue or even an employment opportunity in its own right as players are able to obtain valuable items in-game and sell them online.
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