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#PCGICYMI - The biggest stories and hottest features of the week - US senate loot box woes, Anthem, EA financials, Valve Infex and much more!

#PCGICYMI - The biggest stories and hottest features of the week - US senate loot box woes, Anthem, EA financials, Valve Infex and much more!

At the start of each week, we collect the biggest stories and the hottest features of the last seven days.

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US senator introduces bill to ban loot boxes in games played by kids

“Social media and video games prey on user addiction, siphoning our kids’ attention from the real world and extracting profits from fostering compulsive habits"

It looks like Anthem sold fewer than six million copies in 2019 fiscal year, EA looking to change how it launches games in wake of BioWare title's troubled release

Publisher says launch failed to meet expectations

There are over half a billion active EA player accounts, Apex Legends driving digital spending

But the publishing giant is being quiet on user stats for the free-to-play battle royale

Strap on your headset: Valve's new Index VR kit dominates this week’s Steam Top Ten

Valve's Vive successor sold out in the US within half an hour

Platinum boss Inaba feels Microsoft bore an unfair share of the blame for Scalebound’s cancellation

“Watching fans getting angry at Microsoft over the cancellation wasn’t easy for us to watch”


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Alex Calvin is a freelance journalist who writes about the business of games. He started out at UK trade paper MCV in 2013 and left as deputy editor over three years later. In June 2017, he was hired to launch PCGamesInsider.biz for Steel Media before departing the firm in October 2019.

He has also written for GamesIndustry.biz, VGC, Games London, The Observer/Guardian and Esquire UK.

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