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Or have they? Recently, I logged back into GW2 to get a little playtime in before my daily routine. My usual experience after logging in is quickly IDing the gold sellers/powerlevelers, putting them on my block list and promptly reporting them under the tag of Scamming. Before the lastest patch scanning the options on their list included:
They have quitely added Selling Gold to that list. And honestly I don't know the reason for a need to change what was already in place. Personally to me, selling gold IS scamming. But it could possibly mean one of several things:
And what could be the reason for the concern now? Could it be that selling gold is undercutting the cash shop now? And by undercutting I mean players are skipping gems all together for purchasing gold directly because it's far cheaper than exchanging gems to gold. Or could it mean that account farming is a bigger issue that needs more attention for now? For me I just think that Scamming was a better fit for these gold sellers and powerlevelers, because both are basically scamming the system in place. And now that I think about it, you could see this in two ways:
"Small minds talk about people, average minds talk about events, great minds talk about ideas."