Recently, Blizzard Entertainment’s RPG masterpiece "Diablo 3 Gold" ‘s application for approval at the last time exists crisis.
Recently Blizzard Korea branch apply to Korean Game Rating Board for the approval of "Diablo 3" Korean version, the content of approval include "cash prop trading system" which caused a huge controversy in Korea. Blizzard Korea said later, however, the Blizzard apply for the Korean version "adult game, young people can not use", in order to end great controversy in the’ Diablo 3‘"auction" Korea had caused.
Blizzard said with confidence, after the approval, "Diablo 3" Korean will open beta testing early next year as soon as possible.
According to industry sources, the reason why Blizzard Korea has such enough confidence is that they asked the most prestigious law firm's President Kim in South Korea before their approval. President Kim said South Korea game have had limited the transaction in addition to the game currency used to pay outside of props and equipment, game items in 2009,but converted to cash is legitimate, as the action online games rather than gambling game, "Diablo 3 Gold" can set up the auction, for cash transactions, are legal.
In fact, on December 24, 2009, South Korean court has legitimated the "paradise" involved in props、cash transactions system. So the relevant ministries cannot refuse "Diablo 3"’s vetting of applications in the name of gambling game.
Recently, Blizzard Korea branch submitted related materials of "Diablo 3 Gold" to the Korean game level audit committee, and apply for the game For Adult Online game. According to reports, the audit client version Blizzard submitted is the official operational version, which has been joined the Korean subtitles, Korean audio and other content.
Of course, game content and controversial auction system had also been added to them.
As early in the past, when the game have not yet decided to submit game audit materials, Blizzard has decided to apply for "Diablo 3" Against teenagers online games, and choose to apply the game that suitable for adult. This is because there is much brutal violent content in the game, plus game items auction system and other content, the game is hardly to apply for the teenagers’online games.
The items auction system in “Diablo 3" is available to can be in-game cash transactions of props. When using this system, some corresponding transaction fees should be paid if you buy the props.
Diablo 3 will be the first “no regional restrictions" game. As Robert said, "When you buy Diablo 3, you will get the same Diablo 3 Gold all over the world." You can play anywhere in the world, there is no area limit. Players can choose servers themselves and the desired language, but also involving in other regions of the cash auction. No restrictions to boundaries and currency. You will only be restricted by currency of that area where you play. (Note: for example the currency you earn in the US server cannot be used or embodied in the European server).
In addition, Blizzard is waiting that after the end of review of the game, it will immediately test for the first time in Korea, the local work of the game at this stage has came to an end.