Metaverse․io was the top sale of the day going for $175k. That record-setting domain was purchased for $2,232 about four months ago. 🤑 International Women’s Day is on Monday, and BuyDomains sold CelebrateMom․com for $2,888. Today’s #DailyMarketReport https://t.co/ygoYgteA37
— NameBio (@NameBio) March 6, 2021
On the most recent edition of the Domain Sherpa show, Andrew Rosener reported the sale of Metaverse.io for $175,000. According to a tweet from NameBio, Metaverse.io had been acquired for just $2,232 on October 31, 2020 via the Park.io platform.
Whois records show that Metaverse.io is registered under Whois privacy at Uniregistry. The domain name currently resolves a “for sale” landing page with a Chinese translation below the English messaging. There is a link to an offer form on 4.cn.
Also according to NameBio, the $175,000 sale of Metaverse.io is the largest publicly reported .io domain name sale of all time. In fact, it is the first six figure .io sale. The next largest .io domain name sales are Trade.io ($88,000), Bank.io ($80,000), and Swipe.io ($68,000).
You can learn more details about the sale of Metaverse.io and listen to some good industry talk on the Domain Sherpa show with Andrew, Jonathan Tenenbaum, Shane Cultra, and Matt Overman.