Seongnam, a city in South Korea, is launching its very own Metaverse, called “Metaverse Special City Seongnam” in early 2023. The city government announced it will issue NFT citizenship for users.
Metaverse cities are becoming an ideal project for developed countries. There has been a huge demand for virtual worlds that unites people in one space without physically relocating anywhere.
So far, Hong Kong Mega City has seen its successful launch, which has now become a center of a cultural hub and digital economy. Similarly, Dubai is building its virtual image in the metaverse.
The Seongnam government is pushing towards building a metaverse city for the public. The development will begin next month and is expected to be launched by April 2023.
South Korea is widely known for its technological advancements. It has a huge crypto and NFT community that is actively building with the rest of the world. Now, metaverse is coming to the country.
Metaverse Special City Seongnam is expected to be open to the public in May or June 2023. No further details have been shared as of now.