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Virtual Economy

Jan 9, 2021

New year. New season. Virtual Economy is back with a news-filled show covering more Cyberpunk 2077, Raw Fury dropping lots of business documents, our trends predictions for the year, Tencent’s takeover of Leyou, Nintendo’s Next Level Games purchase, and more.


  • [00:01:40] Cyberpunk 2077 sales and share value fallout
  • [00:12:33] Hey. Armed insurrection and an attempted coup of the United States is bad. Black Lives Matter. Trans Rights are Human Rights. White supremacy is garbage.
  • [00:14:14] Tencent acquires Leyou
  • [00:19:21] Nintendo acquires Next Level Games
  • [00:25:38] Epic bought a mall
  • [00:32:50] FTC reprimands Tapjoy for deceptive practices
  • [00:37:25] Quick Hits
  • [00:49:03] Roblox IP… no?
  • [01:03:00] The Sinking City relisted as Frogwares vs Nacon continues
  • [01:11:00] Dissecting the Raw Fury contract
  • [01:37:00] A look at the trends of 2020 and what we expect from 2021


2020’s Biggest Trends … and Where They’re Heading in 2021 (