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WoW Token Madness Continues

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Yesterday, Blizzard launched the conversion of WoW Token to $15 Battle.net Balance. @Starym wrote about prices constantly rising across all regions. Token prices are still rising as more players are buying them. They have finally become available on most realms.

It isn't really worth converting tokens to 30 days of game time at the moment. It's best to turn them into Battle.net Balance and purchase 3+ months via the web shop to get the most out of it.

European Realms

In Europe, token prices have exceeded 200K Gold.

  • 24-Hour Price Range: 111,446 Gold to 200,628 Gold
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North American Realms

  • 24-Hour Price Range: 60,369 Gold to 112,224 Gold
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Chinese Realms

  • 24-Hour Price Range: 235,103 Gold to 289,092 Gold
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Korean Realms

  • 24-Hour Price Range: 217,036 Gold to 278,888 Gold
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Oh damn, that's clever. I don't think I would have thought of converting to battle.net balance to buy the 3 month gametime at a discount rather than redeeming for 30 days directly. :p

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I'm not sorry in the least, it was obligatory. However, once again I have to tip my hat. As ammako said, the bnet conversion to buy 3 month at discounted rate was genius. Makes me feel I am either not smart enough or not evil enough.

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I guess RIP paying for game time with gold for me.  110k gold right now for a token on my server.  I guess those buying the tokens for real money are happy. 110k gold for 20 bucks is a pretty good deal - probably even better than the RMT sites. 

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2 hours ago, Dejo93 said:

Is the exchange tokens into money now implemented and can it be used on tokens bought previously?

Yes, applies to any tokens you've got in your inventory.

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Just to note, it appears that the growth/decline rate is capped at ~3% per hour. 

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Yeah, NA prices have definitely dropped down, I was just able to buy 3 in a row for 65k each. Time to get me my sweet sweet grinning reaver and lil rags.

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On ‎2‎/‎7‎/‎2017 at 11:20 AM, Stan said:

It isn't really worth converting tokens to 30 days of game time at the moment. It's best to turn them into Battle.net Balance and purchase 3+ months via the web shop to get the most out of it.

How is this any better?  1 token only gets you $15.00, a 3 month package is $41.97 so you would still need to buy 3 tokens to get $45.00 and then you would have $3.97 credit on your bnet account that is useless! better to just watch the auction house price for tokens an buy 1 for game time month to month! had I done this the other day I would have spent over 300K gold for 3 tokens, today they are down to 71K, would have wasted 87K!

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Anybody who bought tokens yesterday was just being silly and short sighted. The logic for normal pricing is if you're going to buy three tokens for three months of game time anyways might as well get you a little bonus cash that will eventually add up.

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