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What the Diablo III auction house shutdown means

"In life, the hardest choice is often the right one, which is why Blizzard deserves the highest of fives for announcing the impending removal of the auction house from Diablo III. In a post on Battle.net, Blizzard’s Production Director John Hight said that the final days of the auction house will be March 18, 2014. Noting the expansion pack Reaper of Souls and the new Loot 2.0, it seems that the glory days of the auction house are done… not that it was very glorious to begin with.

The oft-maligned feature was a major selling point at the launch of the game back in May of last year but, as time went on, it became increasingly clear that it wasn’t working out as hoped. The interesting part about this isn’t the announcement itself but why the announcement was made and what it might mean for the game.

If you played Diablo II, you’d remember the community-created economy that was prevalent in the game. Items didn’t cost money and were instead worth a certain number of runes or, m...

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MooseWI1014d ago

Means I can enjoy playing on PC more.

MontyQ1014d ago (Edited 1014d ago )

pc ftw

Mythicninja1014d ago

Seems too good to be true

kydrice1014d ago

It means the game may just be playable again. Blizzard dun goofed with having those auction houses in the first place.

Rageanitus1014d ago (Edited 1014d ago )

my account got banned for no reason and I have not played in 3months.... wtf
Nor have i ever thought of ever cheating.