Sony Supports Virtual Sword Exchange

Sony Supports Virtual Sword Exchange
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Last week PSFK reported the sad case where a Chinese man killed another over a dispute about a sword they traded in an online game. Countries in Asia are considering...

Guy Brighton
  • 21 april 2005

Last week PSFK reported the sad case where a Chinese man killed another over a dispute about a sword they traded in an online game. Countries in Asia are considering laws to govern such disputes. This week, Sony Online Entertainment, who run games like EverQuest and Star Wars Galaxies, announced a service to facilitate the buying and selling of virtual goods. Station Exchange is an auction site that allows players to spend real money on virtual weapons, armor, coins and new, high-level characters.

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