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Proposed legislation will ban pay-to-win games; the last remaining arcades start packing it up

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) will propose legislation banning “pay to win” features and in-game “loot boxes” in games for children under 18 and games with a wide user base but “whose developers knowingly allow minor players to engage in microtransactions.” The proposed legislation empowers the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and state attorneys general to treat pay-to-win features and loot

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Soulcalibur VI will not have loot boxes

According to a very informative thread on the Soulcalibur VI Steam page, Bandai Namco’s latest entry into their weapons-based fighting franchise will not have any kind of loot box system. This probably comes as a relief to many fighting game fans who have recently seen other series adopt a loot box system to unlock character customizations. (looking at you, Injustice

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