Lootboxes

04.13.18
'Star Wars Battlefront II' revives microtransactions for cosmetics
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'Star Wars Battlefront II' revives microtransactions for cosmetics

The reintroduced Crystals currency can't pay for gameplay-affecting items.

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02.27.18
ESRB addresses loot box controversy with ‘in-game purchases’ label
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ESRB addresses loot box controversy with ‘in-game purchases’ label

It will add the label to physical games going forward.

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02.24.18
Can legislation fix gaming's loot box problem?
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Can legislation fix gaming's loot box problem?

It's time to decide the difference between loot boxes and gambling, if there is one.

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01.25.18
State senator wants to regulate loot boxes in Washington
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State senator wants to regulate loot boxes in Washington

State senator wants to regulate loot boxes in Washington and proposed a bill for the gambling commission to study their effects.

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12.23.17
Hard-to-get 'Destiny 2' holiday loot creates another uproar
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Hard-to-get 'Destiny 2' holiday loot creates another uproar

You can't get everything from The Dawning unless you pay.

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11.22.17
 Belgium moves to ban 'Star Wars Battlefront 2'-style loot boxes
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Belgium moves to ban 'Star Wars Battlefront 2'-style loot boxes

Hawaii is also looking to clampdown on micro-transactions.

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