Yeah. Idiots. All they need to do is pay a mobile phone company $50 per month for data and buy a 200-500 dollar phone. Then it's totally free.
AHHH lets see most of the people who have a computer and play MMO's have a smartphone and are already paying for the data plan so yeah it is free!!! For the small percentage that does not have a smart phone 6.50 cents really is not going to break the bank and is well worth having peace of mind that your account is safe.
06/08/2012 08:34 PMPosted by TakaimasuraoIm missing the point for the whining here. Just get an authenticator or dont play in the RM AH. And to reinforce a point already made, if you cant afford the 6$ for the physical device from Blizzard you shouldn't be playing in the RM AH anyway, because you BROKE!
It's not about the $6 it's about the principal.
1) I shouldn't have to pay an additional $6 to use a feature Blizzard is going to use to make money off of me
2) I shouldn't have to pay $6 for a feature that is just going to make logging in more of a hassle.
I hate calling people names, but you're an idiot, blizzard is trying to protect your account.
Actually they are protecting thier !@# too.
Its almost impossible to get hacked with an authenticator.
If you still get hacked, you're having sex with the wrong person.
Ah so to use this feature we have to pay for an authenticator in order to give 15% commission to blizzard on sales.
Exactly why they should give the authenticators for free. They'll be taking some money from RMAH anyways, might as well take a small loss on authenticators and get more people using it.
The $6.50 is not the point, the point is Blizzard is a multi million or even billion dollar company that didn't have the foresight to see this coming and advertised a game with RMAH coming and did not mention the fact you would need a authenticator, this is just another way to make a few more millions on their part before they sell the company off.
Meh, It doesn't really make a difference to me. It is not that big of a deal so they didn't think it through they are just making sure people are protected better. And yes they are a business and businesses are in it to make money. I own my business and if I can do something that will increase my over all cash flow I will do it. You will never be able to please everyone but Blizzard is not going to lose sleep or money on this people will continue to play regardless of their dismay..
Why wouldn't you want to use it when your going to have real money involed.
They came to a smart decision to do this and it benifits you in the long run. Geez
As has been mentioned by many others, I deal on the internet in real money on many sites (ebay, my bank, steam, etc). Why is it Blizzard's security is so bad the require me to buy an expensive product to provide the same safety that other sites do for free?
For god's sakes, they just made 500 million dollars off the sales of this game. They can't just make sure only I log in to my account?
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