When a game’s forums are being bombarded with hacks and exploit concerns and the devs have been silent for over a week, what exactly does that say to the players?
I read a lot of news for gaming and Diablo 3 is always interesting. The devs have been missing since June, where you’d see a dozen posts a day. Now the main forums are a solid chunk about the various hacks, scams, cheats and dupes plaguing the game.
The kicker here is that Blizzard makes money off every sale and if there are more sales, then they make more money. It doesn’t take a whole lot of imagination for people to think that Blizzard is either actively adding items to the AH system and helping botters get gear to sell.
As a gamer, that’s so ridiculously offensive it boggles the mind. As an investor, it makes you wonder how slippery that slope is and how long you can ride it until it turns about.