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People are saying "Blizzard is money hungry" Blizzard is this Blizzard is that.. BROS what you don't understand is the owner of JSP and many other websites have made livings off Blizzards game.. Who's really money hungry? Blizzard or the Item Shops (20$ for 500ish coins)? Me personally, I don't like the idea of having "Money makes you good" HOWEVER, Now that there IS a money shop to sell items.. That just makes PVM really really fun, I don't think I will even do any pvp just pvm to get items and to sell them that sounds solid to me. In Diablo 2 I loved PVM more then PVP but it got boring, and in-game trading dyed out, I.E no one wanted basic gear or charms. Now with this system I am able to do all my PVM and also, it won't even matter if you have little 14 year olds with there moms credit card buying all the "Rare and Epic" items because hopefully, I will be ONE to be able to sell some, hopefully Blizzard increases removing hacking/botting which I think they will now that there's "Money" being involved. In the end I play for fun anyways and this being a Free 2 Play online, If I wanted to I could always spend 20$ every once in a while to buy something. My plans for Diablo 3 though is to make an awesome PVM character and just do my own thing, as I feel PVP will be either, A) Dead as far as the "vets" go B) Overpowered (Like on Closed D2). Also, back in Diablo 2 Ladder, I never used bots and I was always found and made infinities,enigmas WAY before they become common (within 2 weeks of new ladder) so hopefully I will get lucky like that on D3. Excuse my english.
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I dont understand why everyone is pissed off. People used to sell items on Ebay all the time. If you made invested time and resources into a game you would take advantage of every thing you could to make money off of it.
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If I was Blizzard, I would have patched this into D2 years ago. They have every right to attempt to make money in any way they think they can from their products. It is an optional service, so if you don't like it, don't use it.
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I dont understand why everyone is pissed off. People used to sell items on Ebay all the time. If you made invested time and resources into a game you would take advantage of every thing you could to make money off of it.
This. I sorta feel like the people complaining/pissed are just the people on other services with 10,000+ coins or what ever
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If I was Blizzard, I would have patched this into D2 years ago. They have every right to attempt to make money in any way they think they can from their products. It is an optional service, so if you don't like it, don't use it.
Agreed. However I don't think they could do it with d2 due to limitations in the game engine. If they were to make it outside of the game it would take too much development time, so D3 was best for it.

Like I said before and was repeated by other posters, items selling for real money is not new in Diablo. It was ( Or still is? ) a huge market in d2. Blizzard being a business wants a piece of that market.

Previously they could only make money off of box sales, but other people were able to make thousands and even start businesses off selling D2 items. That's money lost for Blizzard, the creators of the game.

Hopefully people can understand why this is being done now.
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If I was Blizzard, I would have patched this into D2 years ago. They have every right to attempt to make money in any way they think they can from their products. It is an optional service, so if you don't like it, don't use it.
This.

I was originally not very happy, but the more I think about it, the more I like it. Finding a very good unique item for a class you will never use can now make you some money.

I don't plan on putting money in, but I will surely use it to build up funds over time and eventually be able to pick up a nice item that would otherwise take insane luck or hundreds of hours of farming.
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This.

I was originally not very happy, but the more I think about it, the more I like it. Finding a very good unique item for a class you will never use can now make you some money.

I don't plan on putting money in, but I will surely use it to build up funds over time and eventually be able to pick up a nice item that would otherwise take insane luck or hundreds of hours of farming.
that's what in game currency is for.
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that's what in game currency is for.
...but....


well...

...you're right.
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that's what in game currency is for.
Glad some people still get it.
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hahahahha this game is pure waste of money anyway.
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