Loot boxes

December 5, 2019
'Rocket League' update removes loot boxes from the game
December 5, 2019

'Rocket League' update removes loot boxes from the game

Let's hope other games follow suit.

By G. Torbet,   December 5, 2019
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November 5, 2019
'Rocket League' will allow players to trade its not-quite-loot boxes
November 5, 2019

'Rocket League' will allow players to trade its not-quite-loot boxes

You'll also be able to trade the game's new Credits premium currency in some circumstances.

By I. Bonifacic,   November 5, 2019
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October 30, 2019
Fraud forces Valve to kill ‘CS:GO’ loot box key trading
October 30, 2019

Fraud forces Valve to kill ‘CS:GO’ loot box key trading

Valve didn't offer more information than that, but says the whole market was taken over by fraudsters.

By D. Cooper,   October 30, 2019
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October 18, 2019
'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' swaps loot boxes for a battle pass
October 18, 2019

'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' swaps loot boxes for a battle pass

All future maps will be free, too.

By R. England,   October 18, 2019
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October 1, 2019
'Rocket League' will replace randomized loot crates with 'blueprints'
October 1, 2019

'Rocket League' will replace randomized loot crates with 'blueprints'

You'll be able to see upfront what items you're buying.

By K. Holt,   October 1, 2019
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September 12, 2019
UK officials call for loot boxes to be regulated like gambling
September 12, 2019

UK officials call for loot boxes to be regulated like gambling

That would block the sale of those games to minors.

By G. Torbet,   September 12, 2019
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August 7, 2019
'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates
August 7, 2019

'Rocket League' is ditching randomized loot crates

As in the Save the World mode in 'Fortnite', you'll see in advance what you're buying.

By K. Holt,   August 7, 2019
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August 7, 2019
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds
August 7, 2019

Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo agree to disclose loot box odds

Publishers will have to reveal drop rates in future games on major consoles.

By K. Holt,   August 7, 2019
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June 20, 2019
EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical'
June 20, 2019

EA tells UK Parliament loot boxes are 'quite ethical'

The company insists they are just "surprise mechanics" like Kinder Eggs.

By A. Dellinger,   June 20, 2019
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