Microtransactions

11.05.19
'Rocket League' will allow players to trade its not-quite-loot boxes
11.05.19

'Rocket League' will allow players to trade its not-quite-loot boxes

You'll also be able to trade the game's new Credits premium currency in some circumstances.

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08.14.19
Fall 'Destiny 2' update makes it easier to spend money in-game
08.14.19

Fall 'Destiny 2' update makes it easier to spend money in-game

The Eververse Store will be accessible directly from the game's Director, instead of only an in-game NPC.

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05.08.19
Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids
05.08.19

Senate bill would ban paid loot boxes in games aimed at kids

The proposed law would also fight pay-to-win game mechanics.

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04.09.19
'Fallout 76' update adds contentious 'pay-to-win' item
04.09.19

'Fallout 76' update adds contentious 'pay-to-win' item

An update arriving today lets players pay real money to repair in-game items.

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04.03.19
Real-money transactions are coming to 'Battlefield V' tomorrow
04.03.19

Real-money transactions are coming to 'Battlefield V' tomorrow

Battlefield Currency could affect gameplay, though not right away.

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01.25.19
Facebook willingly let kids spend their parents' money and didn't stop it
01.25.19

Facebook willingly let kids spend their parents' money and didn't stop it

Court documents from a 2012 class-action lawsuit are now public.

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11.28.18
Federal Trade Commission agrees to investigate loot boxes
11.28.18

Federal Trade Commission agrees to investigate loot boxes

The practice is coming under scrutiny from legislators in several countries.

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07.30.18
‘Gran Turismo Sport’ update lets you pay real money for cars
07.30.18

‘Gran Turismo Sport’ update lets you pay real money for cars

Developer Polyphony previously said the game would not include microtransactions.

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04.03.18
'Shadow of War' will drop its in-game currency system on May 8th
04.03.18

'Shadow of War' will drop its in-game currency system on May 8th

It's part of the backlash against microtransactions in games.

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