View Full Forums : Gold Farming is now illegal in China

07-06-2009, 06:44 PM

this is pretty huge, both for the economics of China, and for WoW players... even the ones that don't buy gold. This HAS to have an impact on how many accounts get hacked.

07-07-2009, 02:51 AM
how weird to see something like this being banned !

07-07-2009, 08:50 AM
YAY! Now I won't have to fight with bots to level my crafting/gathering? Wouldn't that make the world a much nicer place to play in!

07-08-2009, 02:28 AM
assuming its something they actually do stop/cut down on by this.....

07-08-2009, 10:11 AM
I read the overview of it briefly, and it didn't seem like it was there to stop gold farming or RMT as we know it.

It says something along the lines of banning the exchange of virtual currency for real goods... not the exchange of real currency for virtual goods.

Here's the news release from the Chinese government...