Micro-transactions in gaming
Mike and Josh discuss the ever-increasing use of micro-transactions in gaming, and their impact on gaming communities and the wider economy. They also discuss the thorny issue of loot boxes, and the way games publishers are introducing gambling through the back door.
- Forbes: The Ongoing Controversy Of Microtransactions In Gaming
- Den of Geek: EA’s Stock Plummets Following Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransaction Controversy
- Gamespot: Star Wars Battlefront 2’s Loot Box Controversy Explained
- New Scientist: People with gambling problems seem to spend more on in-game loot boxes
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