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Australian government rules that games with microtransactions must address them in box art

The Australian ratings board has ruled that all games featuring microtransactions must highlight them on the front cover of the game packaging from here on out. The news comes from Reddit, where a user has collected a wide range of rating listings for upcoming games from the official Australian classification board. You can check out the Reddit post below, which includes several relevant links if you’re interested in viewing the new format for yourself. No news sites have reported this, so let’s discuss: Australia now requires in-game purchases to be disclosed on the front covers of physical video games starting…