Sony's Station Exchange Auction Site for Vitual Game Property
By MortazaviBlog on Apr 20, 2005
Even children are already engaged in exchange of virtual game property by agreement among friends or by stealth when facing foes.
Sony Online Entertainment's John Smedley says that Sony has been wanting to avoid the "the rich-own-the-game mentality" but he "estimates that about 40% of current inquiries to the publisher's customer service department are the result of such deals on other sites going awry," Winfield rerpots. "It's a customer service nightmare," according to Smedley.
Sony plans to stratify players based on whether they have obtain virtual game properties through its auctions.
This is the first formalized way I know where players can actually make money playing electronic games. What does that mean?