'World of Warcraft' currency is now worth 7 times more than Venezuela's cash
Fortune Magazine, New York
Monday, May 7, 2018
Venezuela's real-world currency, the bolivar, long ago fell below the value of the fake gold in Azeroth, the mythical setting of World of Warcraft (WoW). What's remarkable is how much more valuable that virtual currency has become.
To put things in perspective, last August WoWs virtual gold was worth just under twice as much as the bolivar. Today, it's worth nearly seven times as much -- and possibly a lot more than that if you consider the black market value.