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Hawaii proposes landmark legislation against loot boxes

Hawaii proposes landmark legislation against loot boxes
From N4G - February 14, 2018
AizenSosuke1d 1h ago

Very interesting and very excellent first steps

"The first pair of bills, House Bill 2686 and Senate Bill 3024, aim to prohibit the sale of video games containing randomised rewards, or a virtual item that can be redeemed to receive a randomised reward, to consumers under the age of 21.

The second set of bills, House Bill 2727 and Senate Bill 3025, seek to establish disclosure requirements, including probability rates, for publishers of games that feature loot box mechanics. Furthermore, any digital or physical copies of games that feature loot boxes would be labelled as follows: "Warning: contains in-game purchases and gambling-like mechanisms which may be harmful or addictive".(Lee, 2018).

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