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Daughter Uses Dad's Card For SGD20,000 Worth Of In-Game Purchases

Jonathan Leo, Content Director, Kakuchopurei.com

03-Jan-22 19:00

Daughter Uses Dad's Card For SGD20,000 Worth Of In-Game Purchases

A dad in Singapore discovered his daughter had made online transactions worth RM61, 936 to upgrade her avatar in the mobile game Genshin Impact. We look at the details of this discovery and the larger questions around microtransactions in games that this brings up.


Image source: Courtesy of miHoYo

Produced by: Natasha Fusil

Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan


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Tags:  mobile gamesGenshin Impactevening editiongamingonlinebankingsingaporefamilytechpersonal finance


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