FIFA 22 Fans Actually Love Its Controversial Loot Boxes

FIFA 22 Fans Actually Love Its Controversial Loot Boxes

Four years after Star Wars: Battlefront II‘s disaster launch galvanized the world against loot boxesEA is still defending the exploitative microtransaction in its crown jewel: Fifa. In-game card packs don’t just make the publisher billions, EA swears that players love them too. “We wholeheartedly believe that Ultimate Team and FUT Packs, which have been part … Read more

Blizzard Asks Overwatch Players If They’d Pay $45 For A Skin

Blizzard Asks Overwatch Players If They'd Pay $45 For A Skin

Image: Blizzard Those dastardly loot boxes containing randomized goodies might be a thing of the past come Overwatch 2‘s launch later this year, but a recent survey suggests the hero shooter’s monetization may become more aggressive elsewhere. Apparently, Overwatch 2’s in game store might charge you up to $45 for an individual skin–or at least, … Read more

Crypto crash threatens North Korea’s stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests

Crypto crash threatens North Korea's stolen funds as it ramps up weapons tests

SEOUL, June 29 (Reuters) – The nosedive in cryptocurrency markets has wiped out millions of dollars in funds stolen by North Korean hackers, four digital investigators say, threatening a key source of funding for the sanctions-stricken country and its weapons programmes. North Korea has poured resources into stealing cryptocurrencies in recent years, making it a … Read more