real money auction house

… Despite the sheer hatred for Diablo III’s real money auction house, Blizzard actually stated outright that it wasn’t really a problem from a game balance and progession standpoint – not enough people actually used it for it to matter. The real problem was the normal auction house, which was intended to be a side feature to supplement drops, but ended up completely dominating progression and gear acquisition. Of course, people responded to this by bashing the Real Money Auction House, because facts shouldn’t get in the way of virulent hatred.