Games with loot boxes should carry a gambling warning and video game companies should take more responsibility for players’ health, say lawmakers in the UK
|09/13/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- A detailed report from the UK Parliament’s Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee says that video games that sell loot boxes, a common name for randomized packs of digital items, should be labeled as gambling.
- Loot box mechanics are available in a variety of games and bring in revenue by charging players a small fee to unlock new content. However, because the content is randomized, it can be difficult to unlock rare items without a spending a lot of money, time, or both.
- Lawmakers around the world have expressed concern that loot boxes could be exposing children to gambling at an read more >>>