Blizzard Entertainment has launched the beta test for its World of Warcraft Auction House iPhone application.The app is currently available on iTunes free of charge, however, the monthly cost of using the service will be $2.99 USD a month once the beta ends. There is also a web version which will be free, but will offer a premium subscription option for expanded features.Welcome to the World of Warcraft Remote Auction House beta test!
During the beta test, all features — including premium features like buying/selling items and collecting gold — are available for testing. After the beta test ends, a subscription to World of Warcraft Remote will be required to access premium features. You can perform up to 25 transactions per day during the beta test.
The World of Warcraft Remote Auction House beta test is now open for business! The Remote Auction House is a new service in development that lets players access the World of Warcraft Auction House from the Armory website or the Mobile Armory app for iPhone and iPod touch. Players can browse their characters’ local Auction Houses with the same search functionality available in the game, as well as see the real-time status of each of their current bids and auctions.
As we’d mentioned previously (World of Warcraft Remote, which will allow them to buy items; post items for sale from a character’s bags, bank, or mailbox; collect gold from their bids and auctions; and more. During the beta test, players can try out these features for free, and each World of Warcraft account will be able to perform up to 25 transactions per day. (Please note this limit will be increased at launch.)), certain features of the Remote Auction House will be premium-based. Once the beta test is complete and the Remote Auction House is live, players will be able to subscribe to a new service called
The list of realms eligible to participate in the beta test is displayed below. If your realm is not on this list, please check again soon, as we plan to eventually open the beta test to all realms.
Anub’arak, Blackwater Raiders, Bladefist, Cenarion Circle, Cenarius, Darrowmere, Echo Isles, Fenris, Hyjal, Korialstraaz, Lightbringer, Maiev, Misha, Ravenholdt, Shu’halo, Sisters of Elune, The Forgotten Coast, Uther, Vashj, and Winterhoof.
For more information on the Remote Auction House, refer to the FAQ. We hope you enjoy trying out this new service, and we look forward to hearing your feedback in this forum thread. WoW Auction House Web Version iPhone App Beta