Quote from Beechsack
The RMAH gives Blizzard a defined source of revenue to fun continued development work on addition content. A ladder system or reset isn't needed.
WoW gave Blizzard a "defined" source of revenue to fund development on Diablo 3, and probably will continue to do so for D3 expansions. If Blizzard had your point of view, they wouldn't have bothered planning to make two more SC2 expansions.
You're missing the point he's making completely.
Quote from Vanhyo
You have some valid points
ladder resets and the need the have better items for PvP kept D2 going for so long
In diablo 3:
- You never have to worry about been smashed by stronger players - no need to improve
- Once you get some casual gear strong enough to solo inferno you are done - no need for better items
- Been a decent player or having very good items is of no significance, no one will know you ever existed.
Someone get this man a hooker. Good work.