I made $1.4million from selling VIRTUAL items inside Roblox metaverse

THERE are countless ways to become a millionaire but Arthur Trusov has found one of the most unique: Roblox.

The savvy designer sold over $1million dollars worth of digital merchandise inside the hit metaverse video game.

Hundreds of games made by professional and hobbyist programmers are available on the Roblox platform. 

Customizing the experience for each user is Roblox’s calling card–and that’s what made Trusov’s fortune.

Trusov and a team of collaborators design and sell merchandise for Roblox avatars – virtual characters controlled by players.

Trusov and his team work use programs like Adobe Photoshop and other virtual modeling tools to design outfits and accessories, and they import new merch every month.

Read More in Video Games

Everything to know about the Halo TV series

Trusov’s first sellable item, a bowler hat, was purchased by almost 3,000 players using Robux.

Robux is the in-game currency that can be exchanged for real dollars through the game’s Developer Exchange system.

More than half of Roblox’s 55million users are under 16, and Trusov’s pricing is extremely fair to cater to that young audience.

Most of his items are priced for less than $1.50 but his digital merchandise sells in massive quantities. 

Most read in Tech

FRIEND OR PHO-NE

I found an iPhone feature that let me hear what my friends said about me

NO TASTE

I drank beer and ate lobster and GOLD in the metaverse – I never want to go back

STONE'S THROW

Stunning 3D image recreates real Stone Age woman 'who wore moose brains'

WHAT DO YOU SEE?

Incredible optical illusions reveal the 'hidden workings of your brain'

In a profile of Trusov, Business Insider scanned his income documentation and verified that he had cleared more than $800,000 in 2020 and $1.4million in 2021.

All without selling a single physical asset.

But the Roblox universe is starting to feel more real as it integrates with the metaverse–even if there are doubters.

Read More on The US Sun

Are you a ‘dark empath’? Scientists reveal NEW ‘dangerous’ personality type

Khloe Kardashian shocks fans with her slimmed-down figure in leather look

Since 2016, Roblox has been available on the Oculus headset as a metaverse experience called Roblox VR.

As companies and consumers dive into non-physical assets, Roblox creators could find themselves at the forefront of digital capitalism.

We pay for your stories!

Do you have a story for The US Sun team?

Email us at [email protected] or call 212 416 4552.

Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheSunUS and follow us from our main Twitter account at @TheSunUS

    Source: Read Full Article