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ESRB asks FTC for approval of facial analysis tool to verify age of players’ parents
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), which assigns age ratings to video games, has asked the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to greenlight a new age-estimating method. According to the organization, it should avoid the collection of any personal data.
ADL urges ESRB to rate ‘extremism’ and toxicity of community in online games
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has called on the ESRB to include new metrics on toxicity and “extremism” in online games. The organization thinks that it will help players and parents make informed decisions about titles with potentially harmful content.
CD Projekt Red explains why Cyberpunk 2077 ESRB Rating mentions “in-game purchases”
CD Projekt Red has always been vocal about not having microtransactions in its titles. That was certainly the case with The Witcher series, and that has been the plan for Cyberpunk 2077. However, yesterday ESRB published its rating for Cyberpunk, which mentions “In-Game Purchases.”