American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill


American government officials have finally taken their shot at
video game lootboxes. Specifically, Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri
announced his intention to introduce the “The Protecting Children
from Abusive Games Act” to the US Senate. This is the culmination
of slow-burning anti-lootbox sentiment that’s bubbled up from the
gaming community over the course of the last year-and-a-half. Ever
since games like Battlefront II and Middle Earth: Shadow of War
took lootboxes and in-game purchases from just
“occasionally-overpriced bling” to “pay-to-win garbage,”
those who regulate fair trade have begun to sit up and take notice.
Since then, the issue has been studied in numerous…


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American senator pleads for children’s protection in anti-lootbox bill