Senate Bill Outlaws “Abusive Games” Allowing Children To Buy Their Predatory Microtransactions

Video game publishers could be paying the price for predatory “pay-to-win” schemes. During the last week, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) introduced the “Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act,” which outlaws randomized microtransactions — otherwise known as “loot boxes” — in titles played by minors, which are defined as any users…