Four Corners report to focus on predatory videogame monetisation

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Videogame monetisation schemes such as loot boxes and microtransactions to be the focus on the ABC current affairs program.

ABC TV’s current affairs program Four Corners will examine the monetisation practices of videogames, such as loot boxes and microtransactions, in an episode due to air on Monday May 3, 2021.

Posing the question ‘are you being played?’, journalist Lucy Carter reports on the global multi-billion dollar industry. According to the synopsis, the Four Corners report will include many different voices including videogame players, developers, and researchers to provide insights into the ethics of making money through videogames.

Chris Button

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