As of this moment, ETH, the coin for Ethereum is trading at 447 to the US Dollar. That means that the kitties pictured below are being sold for various prices ranging from $13 to $52,000. No, I did not displace a decimal there.
Welcome to the bizarre world of cryptocurrencies and the even more bizarre subworld of “CryptoKitties.”
Right now about 15% of all Ethereum network traffic is dedicated to the game, making it the most popular smart contract on the network. For reference, number two with about 8% of network transactions is EtherDelta, the popular decentralized token exchange.
Call me when they do crypto puppies.