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Metaverse and NFT domain name purchased for $15 million

The domain name has been acquired for $15 million, making it the largest domain name sale published this year.

According to DomainInvesting, the deal was negotiated for an undisclosed buyer by Domainer and GoDaddy, while facilitated the purchase.

Finalized on Aug. 3, the deal is the largest publicly announced domain name sale in recent years, following the purchase of in 2019 for $30 million. It’s also the most expensive crypto-related domain name, surpassing, which was purchased for $2 million in 2017.

Jackson Elsegood, the CEO of, said it was one of the largest Web3-related deals he’s seen on the platform.

In April 2021, the domain was briefly listed on GoDaddy for $100 million, but other registrars such as NameCheap disputed those claims, saying it was not for sale.

The seller of also remains anonymous. No previous purchase price for the domain is publicly available, except for an asking price of $25,795 by recorded in late 2018.

Matt Holden, a GoDaddy representative who previously worked for Domainer, said the domain name is a “phenomenal asset” given how NFTs are laying the foundation for the metaverse and GameFi economy.

It’s been a pleasure working with all parties involved in, an incredible opportunity for the buyer to acquire an out-of-category domain and one of the best, if not the best dot coms possible in the entire Web3 space, he said in a press release.

No official plans have yet been announced for However, Domainer said the domain buyer is associated with several other Web3 projects, including, a platform offering an organized Web3 service to artists.

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