Press Release: Welcome to Virtual Miami!


Welcome to Virtual Miami!

The 3D mirror world Twinity keeps growing and opens its first city in the USA. Starting July 30th, Twinizens from all over the world can relax in Virtual Miami. The launch weekend features live events, exciting contests and special offers for all members wanting to stake their claim and bring the city to life.

Twinity Miami South Beach Opening

Twinity Miami South Beach Opening

Berlin, 29 July 2010 – Twinity, the mirror world with real people and real cities just keeps growing and announces the opening of its first American city today: Virtual Miami.

Virtual Miami features a realistic true-to-scale 3D replica of Miami South Beach including the famous Art Déco District around Ocean Drive, famous landmarks like the Versace Villa or The Wolfsonian Museum completed with the glamour, sun and sand of South Beach. Starting July 30th, Twinizens from all over the world can cruise down the streets, swim with sharks, build sandcastles, or party with friends on a yacht.

Twinity extends a warm welcome to Virtual Miami residents from around the world. Members are invited to find their perfect 3D home or open their own business. The first visitors will find exclusive special offers to stake their claim.

“After successfully launching Berlin, Singapore and London we now want to provide our growing U.S. online community a virtual home. Virtual Miami will offer the feel of the eternal summer, the sun and the beach, and it’s all there at the click of a mouse, 24/7,” said Jochen Hummel, founder of Metaversum, the Berlin-based developers of Twinity.

For the opening of Miami, Twinity is celebrating big time. Starting at 9 am EST on Friday, 30th July with an official welcome, the weekend will be bursting with several live music events, beach activities and contests!

Twinity offers all its members a chance to put down roots in the new World, from a new home to the start of a new business. More information on how to live the American Dream virtually can be found at

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

Cities interested in building a 3D representation can find more information here:

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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, London and Miami 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 and

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Barbara Ecker
Senior Manager Communication & Brand
Metaversum GmbH
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