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Further delay for Diablo III cash auctions

More time needed to "iron out the existing general stability and gameplay issues"

Diablo III's ongoing issues with gameplay and stability have prompted Blizzard to delay the real money auction houses again, with no definite launch date set.

"In light of the post-launch obstacles we've encountered, we have made the decision to move the launch of the real-money auction house beyond the previously estimated May time frame," a Blizzard representative posted on the Diablo III forums.

"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."

"While we don't have a new launch date to share just yet, we'll have more information soon."

A number of hotfixes have also been deployed to fix game play issues. A full list of changes are available on Battle.net

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