The tickets to rookie group iKON‘s upcoming solo concert have been completely sold out within minutes after going on sale.
The first round of ticket sales opened on January 6 at 8 p.m. KST, allowing fans to purchase tickets to the first concert held on January 30. Before the sales opened, “iKON’s concert” was the most searched topic on many Korean search engines.
It took only ten minutes for the slightly over 10,000 tickets to be completely sold out.
The tickets for the second concert held on January 31 will go on sale tomorrow, January 7, at 8 p.m. KST. Many fans are already thinking of new tactics to use for the second round of competitive ticketing, as success rate is often determined by broadband and clicking speed.
“iKONCERT 2016 SHOWTIME TOUR IN SEOUL” will be held on January 30 and 31 at 6 p.m. KST at the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul.
Correction: An earlier version of this article misstated that 10,000 tickets were sold to the concert. More than 10,000 tickets, an estimated 14,000, went on sale today.