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Diablo III Auctions Detailed

Blizzard announces a new Global Play functionality for to allow Diablo III players to play on servers in different regions. They also announce a new Auction House Website for the action/RPG as home to the in-game auction functionality in the action/RPG sequel. This FAQ has all the details, including how the house rake will work:

In the gold-based auction house, a 15% transaction fee will be deducted from the final sale price of a successful auction.

In the real-money auction-house, for equipment such as weapons and armor, a fixed transaction fee will be deducted from the seller for each piece of equipment successfully sold. This fee is assessed only if the item is sold. For commodities such as crafting materials, gems, gold, and other “stackable” items, a 15% transaction fee will be deducted from the total sale price.
Note that additional fees apply for players who choose to receive the proceeds of their successful auction via PayPal™ (in regions where this option is available). See the Functionality section of this FAQ for further details.

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58. Re: Diablo III Auctions Detailed May 2, 2012, 05:44 Golwar
MoreLuckThanSkill wrote on May 2, 2012, 05:05:
Jerusahat wrote on May 1, 2012, 22:34:
Every player can have the same unique item. "Unique" means that it can only drop once per playthrough for you, and if you already possess it, it won't drop again.

What? Where exactly did you read/hear this? Uniques from Diablo 2, are now "Legendaries" in Diablo 3, and there is no limit to how many times they can drop in a playthrough, although the odds are of course slim. Even in D2, the same 'unique' could drop several times in one game. It was an erroneous term at best, that's why it's changed now. Also, accursed WoW influence.

Don't mind him. He has already proven that he has no idea and probably never played D2 beyond a certain stage. Otherwise he'd have registered that there were no such limitations.

Jerusahat wrote on May 1, 2012, 23:52:
RollinThundr wrote on May 1, 2012, 22:52:
PHJF wrote on May 1, 2012, 22:42:
"Unique" means that it can only drop once per playthrough for you, and if you already possess it, it won't drop again.

Where the hell did you hear that?
That'd be a pretty gigantic fucking change (for the negative).

Yeah I don't believe that's accurate, I often found the same exact set items in the same game in D2 for example, I doubt they changed that.

Set items aren't Uniques. What I described is exactly the same as D2.

Ah, too funny when people act as experts and have no clue what they are talking about.
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