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83. Re: Jay Wilson: Auctions Houses Mar 29, 2013, 17:16 Dev
 
Flatline wrote on Mar 29, 2013, 16:58:
I mean, how much money per game unit are they making a profit on anyway? Shall we say 20 bucks a unit and make it an absurdly high number? At that rate, for every 100 bucks that they make in the RMAH, they would have to sell 5 copies of D3 to compensate.

I wouldn't be surprised if it turned out that the RMAH made more profit for Blizzard than the actual game did.
Only $20? Remember that a large number of copies are sold directly by blizzard where they can take almost all the profit except processing fees. At $60 a copy, I bet they are making at least $40. For US/europe anyway.

But yes, it wouldn't surprise me if the RMAH is a large percentage of their D3 income. Plus, its ONGOING. Kinda like subscriptions are for WoW. So over time it will undoubtedly be more.
 
 
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