Do you want a stake in the company or the shiny thrill of virtual gold?
Pacific Epoch is reporting that Giant Interactive is issuing virtual stock in the company that can be traded for in-game gold based on the stock's market price.
Shanghai-based online game company Giant Interactive (NYSE: GA) plans to issue virtual stocks to players of its in-house developed MMORPGs Giant Online and Zhengtu Online, reports 17173. The virtual stocks can be exchanged for gold in the game according to movement of Giant Interactive's New York Stock Exchange listed stock. Virtual in-game stocks will be issued from November 1 to December 31.
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