Blizzard will allow a free name change for gamers who were not aware that their user name for the game would be their sole alias. They are also adopting a paid name change system for gamers who want to change their name in the future.
Shouldn't it be free to begin with? 0_o
Thank GOD! I thought I was going to be stuck with "Cl0wnbaBy" forever! on a serious side note tho, that will help all of the dumb people that thought it would be funny to give themselves dirty names now.
World of Warcraft charges $10 per name change, so looks like Blizzard is getting that up with Bnet :(
That is ridiculous we should be able change our name for free, its OUR name
Dont world of Warcraft my awesome Starcraft!
I still have a 7 day trial my friend gave me. I don't really like these types of games because "I suck" with keyboard & mouse gameplay. I might give it ago, if not I will post a message in regards to who wants the Trial by the end of this week, that way it was put to use instead of expiring. Cheers :)
was afraid Activision might charge for that, lol. Good to hear.
Oh wow thanks so much blizzard overlords, can I have a free punch in the kidneys as well. Everyone hold hands and thanks them for their unprecedented levels of kindness in ALLOWING the paying customers to change their usernames... Gaming industry standards sure have changed. People used to get excited for free DLC. Now people feel grateful when a broken game gets patched etc.... Shame on you all for praising such low standards.
So I'm supposed to mad at them for stopping the people who are very good at the game, create new names just so they can go into the lower leagues and beat up on the worse players to feel good? How dare Blizzard stop that? Wait, this makes people more accountable because they can't create a troll account name in starcraft 2 so they won't be known under their real username. How dare Blizzard try to cut down on this stuff? What horrible quality
You seem to misunderstand. The username change is only a NAME change. Not a second account. When you change your name....you keep your stats.
Yea I get that....I don't get what your mad at then. You seem like you don't like it being tied to one name.....I'm saying it's a good thing. If you're not talking about that, disregard said commment
It is a good thing. But it SHOULD be free, so it's not worth mentioning. Praising this would be like writing a thankyou letter for a game including a single player and multiplayer component...it is a standard these days. It seems people have stopped expecting rights like this and hoping for them instead. Which means the standards are slipping. I'm not happy that they are doing this, because they should. But I would be pissed if they charged you to do it.
BNet 0.5 ftw...
I'm with dchalfont. Stuff like this should be free and it's horrible that this is something that is basically considered a reward rather than a standard.
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