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Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo Will Require Loot Box Drop Rate Disclosures

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Loot boxes have been controversial since they were introduced. That controversy was turbo-charged back in 2017, when EA and DICE decided to make the entire ...

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EA: They Aren’t Loot Boxes, They’re ‘Quite Ethical’ ‘Surprise Mechanics’

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Back in 2017, EA managed to single-handedly slow the infection of loot crate mechanics taking over AAA games. Star Wars Battlefront II went from a ...

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Belgium Decides Loot Boxes Are Illegal Gambling

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Video game publishers have been pushing loot boxes and other microtransactions for years, but the release of Star Wars Battlefront II in 2017 was the ...

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Hawaii Proposes Legislation to Regulate Loot Boxes in Games

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Legislators in Hawaii were among the first to express concern over the use of loot boxes in video games when Star Wars Battlefront II was ...

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Disney May Have Pushed EA to Pull Battlefront II Pay-to-Win Loot System Last Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Last week, EA found itself in hot water as the official launch of Star Wars: Battlefront II approached. After first attempting to justify making players ...

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EA Frantically Defends Loot Crates in Battlefront II as Gamers Strike Back

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Electronic Arts, America’s most-beloved game publisher, ran face-first into controversy earlier this week when a player looking forward to Battlefront II dared to touch the ...

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Most Gamers Hate Buying Loot Boxes, So Why Are Games Using Them?

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Over the last few years, we’ve seen an increasing number of games locking desirable content behind the digital operant conditioning chambers known as “loot boxes.” ...

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