Tag Archives: Microtransactions
Battlefield V Microtransactions Won’t Go Live Until CC And Retroactive Problems Are Resolved

Electronic Arts and DICE took the heat, rightfully so, back in 2017 when they released Star Wars: Battlefront 2 when…

Red Dead Online Pricing And Gold Bars Are Already Stirring Up Players

The following information should come in as no surprise, this is something that should be expected by Take-Two and Rockstar,…

Study Finds That Video Game Loot Boxes Share Link With Problem Gambling
Are Loot Boxes Gambling?

A recent peer-reviewed survey report from David Zendle that was published on PLOS One on November 21st, 2018, titled “Video…

Ubisoft Rep Defends Loot Boxes In Trials Rising, Says They’ve Increased The Popularity Of Gaming
Trials Rising Loot boxes

While gamers the world around hate loot boxes and gambling commissions that aren’t paid off are actively sanctioning publishers and…

16 International Gambling Regulators Declare Concerns Over Loot Boxes Using Gambling Mechanisms
Overwatch Loot Boxes

A total of 16 international gambling regulators, including the Washington State Gambling Commission and the Jersey Gambling Commission from the…

Finnish Police Reportedly Investigating Loot Boxes As Gambling Mechanisms
Loot Boxes

The debate over whether or not loot boxes classify as gambling has ended in several regions, with regions like the…

Shigeru Miyamoto Offers His Thoughts On The Games Industry, Prices And Free Titles

In a recent report the thoughts of Shigeru Miyamoto are laid out for readers to explore, which consist of finding…

Gran Turismo Sport Microtransactions Go Live Despite Yamauchi Saying There Would Be No Microtransactions
Gran Turismo Sport Microtransactions

Update 1.23 for Gran Turismo Sport on the PlayStation 4 has gone live, and in addition to new content and…

Take-Two’s CEO Strauss Zelnick Weighs In On NBA 2K18 MTX Fiasco

Publication site Game Informer had the chance to talk to Take-Two’s CEO Strauss Zelnick about NBA 2K18 microtransaction (or MTX)…

Belgium Commission Labels FIFA, Overwatch Loot Boxes Illegal; €1.6 Million Fines Inbound
Overwatch Illegal Loot Boxes

The Belgium Gaming Commission has labeled the loot boxes in games like Overwatch, FIFA and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive as illegal…

Netherlands Gaming Authority Will Penalize Publishers For Predatory Loot Boxes Starting June 20th, 2018
Loot boxes

Starting June 20th, 2018, the Netherlands Gaming Authority will begin to enact enforcements against software publishers utilizing predatory loot boxes…

Juniper Research Calls For Skin Gambling Regulation After New Study On MTX Revenue

You may know microtransactions as MTX, or as live-services, or as in-app purchases, or as loot-boxes.  Microtransactions are also typically…

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Microtransactions To Return On April 18th

EA and DICE are looking to ship out another event for Star Wars Battlefront 2 players, which sees Imperial forces…

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