Australian legislator to propose loot box law

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Jeffrey Rousseau

Bill would require games with loot boxes to carry an adults-only R18+ rating

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An Australian member of parliament plans to propose a bill to prohibit loot boxes in games for children, as reported by Kotaku.

The Classification Amendment (Loot Box) Bill would ban companies in Australia from targeting minors with loot box sales, and is expected to be introduced to Parliament in August.

The proposed legislation will be introduced by Australian member of parliament Andrew Wilkie.

“We as a country accept that people over the age of 18 can gamble but let’s make that for adults and giving parents a warning,” the

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