Natural inflation if in game money When we kill NPC or sell items to a npc vendor money is awarded, that money is forever in circulation. Unless the player closes the account or give it back to the game like a broker fee. If the money is used in trade or the money is given to a broker seller (human), that money stays in circulation. 8 years of players playing natural inflation adds up. --- fast forward to current situation: Glitched money, or dormant glitched in game money, accelerates inflation and prices. Glitchers money is getting wiped, which is good. (At least the ones caught). As far as inflation, an excess mount of money is still in circulation now mixed with legit's player s account balance. Currently broker fee takes money out of circulation, which under normal conditions is fine. But will can do little on the residual high inflation. Outside of a global money reset which is crude and can anger customers, there's another way. If daybreak is the broker seller. (Machine) Daybreak can sell some coveted item(s) on broker. Can be new items (or existing). The item is account bound so players can't resell and flip them. Any game money players use to buy, they get that collection or style consumed on their characters. The in-game money that Daybreak takes in is essentially destroyed and out of circulation. The game money that players give is volunteered (not taken, like a reset would). The item should be somewhat pricey to make a dent. It requires some generosity on the part of the Devs, but can help with inflation. They can do this for a few months to see if the market cap goes down. Then see if they want to keep this method. * Legit players still get something for their money. " Legit players money is not reset. * Inflation goed down (how much is a question). Helps fight the abundance of money supply that occurred from money glitch and natural inflation. Like a company buying back its own stock. IRL when counterfeiters are caught they are punished, law abiding citizens are not. In this game Daybreak gets the benefit of making virtual goods at little to no marginal cost. It can be a nice gesture for letting the glitchers run rampant for so long.