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Blizzard has banned “several thousand” Diablo III players in response to an item duplication exploit first discovered by players on the game’s Asian servers this past weekend.
Still no word on whether they’ve actually fixed the problem, however. In fact, they haven’t even officially acknowledged that the exploit exists, presumably in an attempt to stem the spread.
Things appear to be running relatively smoothly so far, although you can’t buy gold just yet and most the better equipment listings are hilariously overpriced. (People are asking as much as $250 for mediocre rare items, many of which are easily found in Inferno.)
Blizzard is scrambling to address an item duplication exploit discovered by Asian players in Diablo III over the weekend. I can confirm that the bug exists; I’ve seen it in action.
The company pushed out several hot fixes but made zero mention of the game-breaking bug in the patch notes. This could mar the launch of the cash auction house later this week.
So much for that always-on DRM doing anything about cheaters.
In other words, you’ll need an authenticator of some kind if you intend to buy and sell items on the real money auction house in Diablo III. No big surprise, there.
Blizzard released a pair of trailers for StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm today. Check out the second one right here. Both of them focus on multiplayer gameplay.
Blizzard published another lengthy entry on the official Diablo III blog today to preview the changes coming with patch 1.03. To make a long story short, there’s a lot to look forward to.
Sadly, I’m a bit burned out on the game at the moment. But I’ve also sunk 100+ hours into it. It was definitely time for a break to enjoy some of the other recent releases.
Having just reached Inferno with my Wizard a few days ago, I can confirm the accuracy of this screenshot. Emphasis on the, “Fuck you.”
Blizzard published a lengthy entry on the official Diablo III blog yesterday to explain some of the balance and design changes the company plans to make in the coming months.
In short, we can expect a patch (1.02) that addresses the lingering Battle.net network issues within a week. From there, Blizzard plans to focus on game balance (1.03 and beyond).
In other words, brace yourself for changes that impact your character builds.
Surprise, surprise! Blizzard has confirmed that Diablo III is the fastest-selling PC game in history. More than 3.5 million copies were sold in the first 24 hours following launch and that doesn’t include the 1.2 million copies sold as part of the World of WarCraft bundle.
Now, if they could just sort out the issues with the Auction House and player versus player.
Due to “unforeseen” problems with their infrastructure following the game’s launch this week, Blizzard is delaying launch of the Diablo III “real money” auction house until May 29th.
Start hoarding your best loot, folks. There’s cold, hard cash to be made.