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Blizzard donates all  Diablo III  exploit cash to charity

Blizzard donates all Diablo III exploit cash to charity

May 13, 2013 | By Mike Rose




Newsbrief: Following a Diablo III exploit that allowed some players to duplicate gold in-game last week, developer Blizzard Entertainment has made the decision to ban those players who took advantage of the exploit, and donate all their sales proceeds to charity.

Diablo III features a real money-powered auction house within the game, and following the discovery of last week's bug, more than 400 players chose to exploit the issue for potential monetary gain.

However, after closing down the auction house and fixing the exploit, Blizzard has now either banned or rolled back every account involved in the exploit, and donated all proceeds from these auctions to the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

More details can be found in the forum post from production director John Hight.


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