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$1 Million For One-Of-A-Kind

Published by on: 06/06/2024

Crazy Price for A Rare Counter-Strike Skin

The Counter-Strike community has seen the sale of another record-breaking in-game skin. Recently, an AK-47 in the highly coveted Blue Gem pattern 661 was sold for over $1 million, making it the most expensive publicly traded skin in the game’s history.

This particular skin is a true one-of-a-kind item that was first introduced in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive back in 2013. While “Minimal Wear” versions of the Blue Gem 661 pattern have been spotted in the past, the new variant remained elusive until just this year when its discovery was made public. At the time,CS:GO streamers and players speculated that if this rare skin were to hit the market, it could fetch as much as $1 million.

The astronomical value of this skin can be attributed to its distinctive Blue Gem coloration, which gives the AK-47 a striking metallic blue appearance. Blue Gem skins have long been considered the rarest and most desirable in the Counter-Strike universe, with a history of setting new price records.

Just last year, a “Minimal Wear” version of the StatTrak Blue Gem 661 AK-47 sold for $400,000, further underscoring the premium collectors are willing to pay for this pattern. In fact, the owner of a rare Blue Gem knife previously turned down an offer of around $1.5 million, making it the most valuable CS:GO skin to date in terms of estimated worth.

With the recent $1 million+ sale, it remains to be seen whether this new record for the Blue Gem 661 AK-47 will be surpassed in the future. The Counter-Strike community continues to be captivated by the allure of these exceptionally rare and visually striking in-game skins.

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