Games Sold In Australia Now Disclose If They Have In-Game Purchases
The Australian Classification Board (ACB) has updated its guidelines to include a special notice on video game boxes that specifically mentions if it has in-game purchases.
This was brought to light by Reddit user BeforeJam who noticed that ratings for upcoming games like PGA Tour 2K21, Marvel’s Avengers, FIFA 21, and Madden NFL 21 all specifically mention “in-game purchases” as part of their rating. You can see what the new disclaimer looks like here on Amazon Australia.
This development comes after Australia’s government launched multiple inquiries into loot boxes to determine a course of action to protect consumers.
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Source: Gaming – Game Spot