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PRESS RELEASE: Road to Secondary Land Offering (SLO)

From Somnium Space

10 weeks, 250 parcels! Get ready for a ride leading towards our SLO dates announcement on May 29th!

At Somnium Space users have an incredible ability to own their land on blockchain and have full control over it. Buying land parcel tokens and starting to build right away is something magical. In total, up to 5,000 people will have the chance to own virtual reality land on the blockchain in Somnium Space. Hundreds of people have already taken the opportunity to build artistic and architectural creations that can be sold separately from the land. Museums, Bars, Conference centersArt galleriesScary housesDiscos and much more have been already created.

In October 2019 we held our very successful Initial Land Offering which gave a unique first chance to everyone who wanted to own a piece of Virtual Land parcel on blockchain to buy them in an open and transparent auction. The 2019 ILO was furious with bidding wars. A fifth of the world’s parcels were sold for $200,000 USD and Somnium Space ranked Number 1 on OpenSea. There are only 3,500 parcels still left on the World Map which will be available during the Secondary Land Offering.

Our platform has improved dramatically since then. On Feb 20th 2020 we have officially launched Somnium 2.0 with full blockchain integration, Builder, Full body VR Avatars, Unity SDK support and much more. Thousands of new players have logged in since our launch a few weeks ago. Hundreds of parcels have been bought by newcomers from our existing community.

Somnium 2.0 launch Trailer

Due to the fact that many new use cases and functionalities have been added to our platform prices of land parcels have surged dramatically where average price for Small (S) parcel during ILO was around 0.4 ETH , average price for Medium (M) parcels were around 0.8 and for Big (XL) parcels it hovered at around 2 ETH with higher avera if we talk about Waterfront parcels. At the moment, cheapest Small (S) parcels are being sold at 1.75–2.3 ETH, Medium (M) parcels are being sold at 3–7 ETH depending on location and Large (XL) parcels are all well above 7 ETH.

Our SLO is planned for second half of 2020 which leaves many new artists and users without an option to own land because prices continue to dramatically increase and amount of parcels on sale is decreasing, since current owners do not want to sell. 

This led us to this exciting announcement! A Road to Secondary Land Offering! Here is what will be happening between now and SLO:

  1. Starting as of 19th of March we will be auctioning off 25 parcels per week via OpenSea.*
  2. Every week, parcels will be themed around common topics such as Waterfront, or Roadsides, or Mountain views etc. We will be announcing those parcels upfront with maps and locations so that everyone will have enough time to prepare.
  3. We’ll be using a Dutch auction format that decreases the price per second until someone buys it. Auctions will always start on Thursdays at approx 15:00 CET ( 6 A.M. PST / 9 A.M. EST ) and finish on Saturdays at approximately the same time. *
  4. Road to SLO will last for 10 weeks exactly. We will auction off 250 parcels in total. *
  5. After the last auction finishes on the 28th of May we will announce the exact date for a Secondary Land Offering which will be happening somewhere during the second half of 2020.
  6. All announcements regarding parcels, auctions and more will be made via the official Somnium Marketplace Twitter account and on our Discord channel.
  7. Majority of auctions will be held in Ethereum (ETH) but occasionally we will auction some parcels in our own in-game currency Somnium CUBEs with a special discount for those parcels!

*we reserve the right to make slight changes. In case changes are made, we will be informing everyone upfront.

First week of Road to SLO

So here are details about our first out of ten total weeks: 

Week 1 – Waterfront extravaganza!

19th of March –  21st of March.

Second Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our second out of ten total weeks: 

Week 2 – Inland Parcels

26th of March –  28th of March.

Third Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our third out of ten total weeks: 

Week 3 – City Center Parcels

2nd of April –  4th of April.

Fourth Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our fourth out of ten total weeks: 

Week 4 – City Center Parcels

9th of April –  11th of April.

Fifth Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our fifth out of ten total weeks: 

Week 5 – Parcels near Disco District

16th of April –  18th of April.

Disco District Parcels – 25 great parcels and one XL estate near the Disco District, which will be auctioned during the fifth week of Road to SLO.
Map with the location of the 25 parcels and one XL estate.

Sixth Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our sixth out of ten total weeks: 

Week 6 – Parcels and Estates in the South near Disco District

23rd of April –  25th of April.

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25 great parcels and two XL estates near the Disco District, which will be auctioned during the sixth week of Road to SLO.
Map with the location of the 25 parcels and two XL estates.
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Seventh Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our seventh out of ten total weeks: 

Week 7 – Mount Proximat Parcels and Estates

30th of April – 2nd of May.

25 great parcels and two XL estates near Mount Proximat, which will be auctioned during the seventh week of Road to SLO.
Map with the location of the 25 parcels and two XL estates.

Eighth Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our eighth out of ten total weeks: 

Week 8 – City Center Parcels and Estate

7th of May – 9th of May.

25 great parcels and an 8 XL estate near Somnium Waypoint, which will be auctioned during the eighth week of Road to SLO.
Map with the location of the 25 parcels and the XL estate.
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Ninth Week of Road to SLO

Here are details about our ninth out of ten total weeks: 

Week 9 – Roadside & Calm Bay Area

14th of May – 16th of May.

30 great parcels in a tranquil location, which will be auctioned during the ninth week of Road to SLO.
Map with the location of the 30 parcels.

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  1. These truly are exciting times, to be able to buy your own piece of virtual land in a great location is nothing short of amazing – well done Somnium Space

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