The Google Play Store has issued a requirement that games disclose the odds of obtaining items in all forms of "Loot Boxes."
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The move mirrors the policy enacted by the Apple Store.
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Recently, there has been a movement to counteract the use of "loot boxes" that may be addicting to young users.
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The United States is currently considering legislation to outright prevent its usage.
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Other countries, like Belgium, have gone further, abolishing loot boxes for being considered a form of gambling targeting youth.
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Some companies attempt to bypass the requirement, like Blizzard, showing the ineffectiveness of the requirement in some cases, though that may change
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All games in the Google Play Store will have until September 1st to comply with the new requirement.
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