• The Google Play Store has issued a requirement that games disclose the odds of obtaining items in all forms of "Loot Boxes." 1 / 8

  • The move mirrors the policy enacted by the Apple Store. 2 / 8

  • Recently, there has been a movement to counteract the use of "loot boxes" that may be addicting to young users. 3 / 8

  • The United States is currently considering legislation to outright prevent its usage. 4 / 8

  • Other countries, like Belgium, have gone further, abolishing loot boxes for being considered a form of gambling targeting youth. 5 / 8

  • Some companies attempt to bypass the requirement, like Blizzard, showing the ineffectiveness of the requirement in some cases, though that may change 6 / 8

  • All games in the Google Play Store will have until September 1st to comply with the new requirement. 7 / 8

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