Press Release: Virtual Berlin Expands!

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Virtual Berlin Expands!

Metaversum, developer of Twinity, the virtual world based on real people and real cities, is adding famous Kurfürstendamm and Gedächtniskirche (Memorial Church) to Virtual Berlin on March 18th. To mark this occasion, members will be greeted with lots of events and new launches.

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Berlin, 17th March 2010 – After successfully launching downtown Berlin, Singapore and London, the mirror world Twinity is returning home, to open up new areas in the western part of Berlin, with the Kurfürstendamm as its centre.

From 18th March onwards Twinizens around the world are able to explore Virtual Berlin from the famous Ku’damm in the west to Prenzlauer Berg in the east.

To mark this launch, there will be a grand opening party in front of the historic Gedächtniskirche with Berlin electric duo, Klartraum, performing live at the venue! For a taste of the city’s history, the Virtual Wall Museum, will also have more guided events and tours. But that’s not all; Twinity will also be holding some new competitions, opening some brand new stores and releasing some never seen before items. A list of all the events is available on the Twinity events calendar.

What really makes a city come alive are its people. Twinity offers to give all members a hand with sprouting their roots in the newest areas of Virtual Berlin: be it a new home in the residential area at Savignyplatz or the start of a new business. Members interested in getting new apartments, can find all the details at the Twinity Market place. Parties interested to get more information how to pick up a grand store in the Ku’damm area and become a ‘Commercial Partner’ can write to partner@twinity.com.

Twinity celebrates the launch with a special offer: 5 entrepreneurs or residents based in and around the newly launched areas can win their virtual office, store or apartment at the same address in Virtual Berlin! Real residents should just send their name and real address to berlin@twinity.com.

Over the next few months, Twinity will continue to add more buildings, features and options to all its global cities. There might be a whole new global city, coming soon to Twinity, as well! All further updates and news will be available on the Twinity blog.

The virtual world Twinity is currently in public beta. Register for free membership at www.twinity.com and start exploring the world today!

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Information about Metaversum and Twinity:

Metaversum develops and operates the 3D mirror world Twinity. The vision behind Twinity is to bring the real and the virtual worlds closer together by building realistic replicas of the world’s most vibrant cities in 3D. Berlin, Singapore and London have launched in Twinity, with other exciting cities set to follow them soon. Twinity members can create a personal avatar, explore real cities virtually, move into a 3D home, chat with friends, work, get creative, or just have fun together.

Twinity offers businesses new ways of engaging with real people in real virtual cities. Through virtual shops and branded presences, in-world ad campaigns, product placement, and real and virtual sponsored events, Twinity lets you enter into a genuine, emotive dialog with your target group. Twinity is currently in public beta and open for business. Founded in July 2006 and financed by leading venture capital firms, Metaversum has offices in Berlin, Singapore, Kiev, and Potsdam. More information can be found at www.metaversum.com and www.twinity.com.

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