Filed under: Betas, Events (Real-World), MMO Industry, Opinion, Massively Meta, The Daily Grind, Miscellaneous
Diablo III's upcoming expansion, by contrast, slipped into closed beta with a wink and a shrug and nary an NDA in sight. Talk about us, Blizzard seemed to say. Screencap us. We're gorgeous. We're ready. But upcoming major MMORPGs give off a terrified vibe, even when they have nothing to be worried about. NDA violators will break their agreements anyway, and the studio relinquishes the control it seeks to retain to exactly the malicious testers it hoped to squelch.
What do you think -- are MMO beta NDAs counterproductive?
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