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I'm amazed by all the hatered on the subject.

The obvious reason there would be real money auctions is to make all those item selling sites obsolete and for Blizzard to have overall control over those transactions. IMO is it a good move, since haven't they done that< there would have been tons of sites selling items just like there was for D2 and really for the sake of consumers who don't mind buying stuff for money it's a better option to go through officially controlled channel that to use 3rd party sites.

Secondly, if you don't want to buy items for real money you don't have to. Let the rich kiddos buy their stuff with their moms money and then pimp it out every chance they get, so what? Doesn't really affect anyone's game< it's not an MMO you know.

As far as constant internet connection. Well, how many of you will play it all by yourself? I know i won't. IMO it is so much better to play it as a co-op. But then if anyone is really want to play alone, you can always make a passworded game and play it like that.
post #32 of 234
There was a lot of item selling in Diablo 2.

Blizzard is just going to put an end to the third party websites that do it (or at least get in some of the profit)

It's not a bad idea.
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I'm amazed by all the hatered on the subject.

The obvious reason there would be real money auctions is to make all those item selling sites obsolete and for Blizzard to have overall control over those transactions. IMO is it a good move, since haven't they done that< there would have been tons of sites selling items just like there was for D2 and really for the sake of consumers who don't mind buying stuff for money it's a better option to go through officially controlled channel that to use 3rd party sites.
Essentially my thoughts on the matter. Blizzard are fighting a losing battle trying to shut these 3rd party sites down. So it makes sense to implement what users obviously want considering they use these 3rd party sites. It allows a safe means for goods and funds to be transferred and essentially shuts down 3rd party vendors.

On top of that, like mentioned above, you don't have to use it. People on this site get far to angry over anything, threaten to boycott it, and then most likely end up buying it anyway.
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dont you mean the koreans lol
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think of how many bots will be created for this game now... swear to god the only people that are happy about this are the chinese.
 
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Honestly, for a while Blizzard was one of my favourite developers but ever since the merge with Activision they've been going downhill at an alarming rate.

First (for WoW) it was paid server transfers, faction transfers, character customisation, in-game vanity items and it all started with Activision.\\

I'm reckoning they're somehow gonna' milk a single-player game too.
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so first wow now this damnit their goes the rest of my outdoors sports friends. again!
 
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This is actually a Brilliant idea!
For those screaming greedy blizzard, you missed the part where blizzard makes NO money off this auction house.
Think about it, since the items will best be found in game there's no more reason for spam bots. And since every Chinese company wanting to make a buck will be in more direct competition, the flooded market will collapse on itself and only the most desperate will survive.

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post #40 of 234
People need to realise that even if the AH wasn't put in place there would be a huge black market of rare item selling and whatnot. It happened in D2 and it happens in all MMOs where there are tradeable items and currency. Blizzard just said well if people want to do this we might as well provide a "safe" place to do it and at the same time make a bit of extra money off of it.

If you never bought items in D2 or in any other games then this doesnt really affect you in any sort of way. If you did, well at least you know that getting it from the AH is safer than relying on some random person appearing in front of you.

@ R.Smith those have nothing to do with Activision. They started offering those services before. At the end of the day why should faction transfers, server transfers etc be free when you are supposed to just start over if you want that. Its just a quick way for people who can afford it but have no time to make the game more enjoyable for them.
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