Submitted by PixelitisBlog 751d ago | opinion piece

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... (Diablo III, Diablo III: Reaper of Souls, PC)

MooseWI  +   750d ago
Means I can enjoy playing on PC more.
MontyQ  +   750d ago
pc ftw
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Mythicninja  +   750d ago
Seems too good to be true
kydrice  +   750d ago
It means the game may just be playable again. Blizzard dun goofed with having those auction houses in the first place.
Rageanitus  +   750d ago
my account got banned for no reason and I have not played in 3months.... wtf
Nor have i ever thought of ever cheating.
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