If you've been endlessly scrounging up rare items in preparation for the launch of Diablo 3's real-money auction house, well, you'll have to wait a bit longer to cash out. The company has decided to postpone the launch for an indefinite period of time, amid post-launch issues of which you are most certainly aware of. The launch was previously slated for late May.
"As we mentioned in our original announcement, our goal has always been to ensure everyone has the smoothest experience possible when the real-money auction house launches, and we need a bit more time to iron out the existing general stability and gameplay issues before that feature goes live," read an announcement on the official Diablo 3 forums.
Additionally, the company has issued a response to reports of rampant account hacking, stating that all cases of unauthorized access occurred before Battle.net Authenticator or Battle.net Mobile Authenticator app was attached to the player's account[...]
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