Eagle-eyed YouTuber discovers ongoing EA online-matchmaking shenanigans

Enlarge / Recently discovered EA research aims to keep players “engaged” with its single-player and multiplayer products. The methods explored in published papers are a little subtler than the above illustration. (credit: EA / Aurich) The practice of incorporating microtransactions and loot boxes into video games has grown from sporadic to omnipresent in recent years. […]