Australia sets new classification standards for video games with gambling and loot boxes
Games featuring gambling and loot boxes will now get automatic, age-gated classifications in Australia.
UK games industry body lays out principles for loot boxes in video games
UK games industry body Ukie has revealed new plans to control the spread of loot boxes in games.
Australian committee recommends action on loot boxes
The call arrived in a report detailing major recommendations to curb problem gambling.
Australian Government targets loot boxes with new classification scheme
The Australian Government has proposed that any game with loot boxes automatically be rated Mature, restricting them from sale to…
FIFA Ultimate Team packs are gambling, says Austrian court
Sony has been ordered to pay refunds to several plaintiffs, who reportedly 'gambled' around €400 on FIFA.
UK study recommends loot boxes for 18+ only
A three-year study between UK universities has concluded that children should not be exposed to loot boxes, as it warps…
Games with loot boxes could require R18+ rating in Australia
Australian MP Andrew Wilkie is looking to redefine loot boxes under Australian law.
EA claims FIFA Ultimate Team players love loot boxes
EA has confirmed that loot boxes will remain in the FIFA 23 version of Ultimate Team, despite backlash.
Overwatch will no longer offer loot boxes from August 30
It's the end of an era as Blizzard announces the removal of loot boxes in Overwatch.
18 European countries rally against video game loot boxes
Consumer groups from across Europe are banding together to better regulate loot boxes.