The technological evolution born out of the pandemic is not leaving much unchallenged—including weddings and prenups. Shirking the tradition of a chicken-or-fish option, a Phoenix couple tied the knot on a virtual reality metaverse, Decentraland, in a first for such ceremonies in the country on Feb. 4.

Backed by Ethereum blockchain technology, the virtual reality-based ceremony was packed with 2,300 guests, the bride and groom, and an associate justice from the Arizona Supreme Court to officiate. The couple, Ryan and Candice Hurley, had already been married 14 years ago “in person,” and sought to cement the evidence of their union in blockchain.

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