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Published on March 1st, 2013 | by Gizmodo

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This Kid Blew $2500 on In-Game Purchases in Just 10 Minutes

Shameless in-game purchases aimed at kids have been in the new recently.

This Kid Blew $2,500 on In-Game Purchases in Just 10 MinutesShameless in-game purchases aimed at kids have been in the new recently. But this five-year-old kid spent more than most: he blew $2,500 on in-game junk in just 10 minutes. That’s impressive.

Apple has agreed to refund the money. While it’s nice of Apple to do that, it would be nicer still if it stopped publishers putting abysmal, money-grabbing bundles of $100 crap in games aimed at children. [BBC]

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