Want a full ‘Pokemon Go’ account? It’s yours for $999,999
The runaway popularity of “Pokemon Go” has opened up a lucrative market. People who sell gaming accounts online are finding that profiles for the mobile game are selling for thousands of dollars.
One listing for “Pokemon Go” on a site called PlayerAuctions is for $999,999. It is for a custom order, so a buyer can tell the seller what they want from an account. The seller will then play the game for them to get the profile up to the requirements requested.
On a site called LeagueofTrading, a user managed to sell an account for $2,000, the co-owner of the site told CNBC, who said that Pokemon accounts are going for higher prices than any other game. Listed accounts are completed up to a certain level and sold on – the higher the level, the higher the price.