Loot Boxes take another hit as drop-rate disclosures become mandatory by the FTC

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As of today, the United States Federal Trade Comission (FTC) will be enforcing a rule that will require Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft, alongside major video game publishers, to disclose the rates of obtaining loot from loot boxes within their games.

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The ESA Responds to Hawaii’s Proposed Legislations on Loot Boxes

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In several countries, the move to ban loot boxes from games altogether is gaining steam. Several countries including Germany and Belgium have already begun to see them as a predatory practice as well as a form of gambling, which very well means that they could be getting regulations put against them in those countries before much longer.

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