Trion Closing Defiance's Exchange Shortly After Launching It

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor July 26, 2016
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Just a few short days after introducing a game-wide auction house to Defiance, Trion is removing it. The service -- known as the Exchange -- was designed to be accessed from anywhere in the game, making selling items less of a hassle. Unfortunately, it seems to have caused more problems than it was designed to solve.

According to an announcement from the development team, there have been a variety of technical issues that went unnoticed until the service was implemented into the live game and put under a full load -- meaning they couldn't have been spotted beforehand. While the team knows about the issues now and have been working on fixes for them, it seems that there are other problems they must take into account -- such as stopping players from using third party programs to inject currency into the game. Other issues include maintaining a generally stable environment and fixing issues that prevent players from logging into the game at all.

Trion feels the quickest solution to all these problems is to remove the service from the game. They will be doing so as quickly as possible.

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

Discussion (5)

TreadHead 5 years ago
Trion.

Trion never changes.

dave minster 5 years ago
lel for them to make a blunder like this is no surprise anymore... They never hack proof anything they do..

Pandaman 5 years ago
lol

ASA 5 years ago
Real typical of trion

Merkadis 5 years ago
Typical.


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