Blizzard Announces World of Warcraft Auction House iPhone App

Thu, May 27, 2010

Casual, iPhone, Mobile

There are approximately 85 million iPhone/iPod Touch users out there, and approximately 12 million World of Warcraft subscribers too. The amount of crossover between the two audiences has to be somewhat significant and Blizzard realizes this with its announcement of the Auction House app for iPhone.

The app itself allows for players to buy, sell and browse goods available on the market right from their phone, which is a nice add-on to the existing World of Warcraft Armory app already available. The marketplace in the Armory app however, costs an addtional $2.99 a month.

While no release date was given for the Auction House app, Blizzard claims it is currently in the beta stage. The app is speculated to be released later this summer due to the app having its own web page.

On the site, Blizzard comments on the app: “We are considering other services that could help keep players connected to different aspects of World of Warcraft through the web or their mobile devices. As with the Auction House service, these services would be designed to complement the gameplay of World of Warcraft, and would be implemented in a way that doesn’t detract from the gameplay for other players who do not to use the service.”

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    Two questions? How to use World of Warcraft Auction House iPhone App? Is it safe?
    WoW gold really plays such an important role in World of Warcraft. I will need a lot of wow gold in the game.so every time i will come to wow-gold-team.com, which is my favorite website.:)

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    This is a good news for everyone, especially for those Wow players out there. The new iPhone app for World of warcrfat is really a cool feature, it allows you to interact with the in-game auction house in every way. Good job Blizzard!

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