We've received a ton of emails asking how one might get up on the StarCraft 2
beta if they didn't apply for access last year. Kotaku recently turned
our attention to a possible solution, though ... well, you're not
going to like it. More than 50 beta keys, most of which came in the form of coupons handed out at BlizzCon 2008, are now being auctioned off on eBay
. The prices range from around $120 on the low end, averaging out at about $300, and reaching as high as $450.
If you're as independently wealthy as you are impatient, this may be your only channel for instant gratification. Of course, keep a watchful eye out for scammers
, and keep in mind that purchasing Battle.Net accounts linked to World of Warcraft
. We'd also advise you to take a good look into that deep, dark, truthful mirror, and think about all the other things $300 can buy. (Hint: It can buy a lot