Friday, August 9, 2019

Loot Box Odds Disclosure Is Not Enough

This has turned into such a can of worms, I don't know why game companies even bother any more. Any money they've earned from loot boxes has been spent on lawyers.

Today, an FTC hearing on loot boxes in games concluded with a final session focused on consumer protection measures, in which multiple advocates maintained that while loot box odds disclosure is a good start, the industry needs to do more to temper the monetization mechanic.