While PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer PUBG Corp. continues its ongoing fight against cheaters, it is still sneaking out some updates to its battle royal shooter. The studio is introducing a pair of new loot boxes filled with fresh cosmetic items, and it is testing a method of matchmaking that should improve the experience for people with […]
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Lawmakers in Hawaii have introduced several bills designed to clamp down on the use of randomized loot crates in games, which are compared to gambling in the legislation. The post Hawaii Proposes Legislation to Regulate Loot Boxes in Games appeared first on ExtremeTech.
The video game industry is getting a wake up call over paid loot boxes. Last November, Belgium ruled that loot crates in Star Wars Battlefront II could be classified as gambling. Last month, a Washington Senator proposed a bill aimed at regulating the practice via the state's gambling commission. Show More Summary
Sea of Thieves seems like the perfect game to fit into the dreaded loot crate model, but Rare has other plans. My epic studio visit to Rare concluded with a big Sea of Thieves interview with Executive Producer Joe Neate and PC Design Lead Tedd Timmins to discuss future plans, Xbox Game Pass, purchasable pirate pet pals, and customizable underwear. ...
Catch up on all the current details related to Rainbow Six Siege's new loot crate system, called "Outbreak Packs." Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is set to kick off its third year of post-launch content this March, with an upcoming expansion...Show More Summary
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EA never learns because, despite missing sales targets, the publisher confirmed that microtransactions would return to Star Wars Battlefront II in the coming months. Star Wars Battlefront II generated a lot of controversy for its loot crates and microtransactions. Show More Summary
Ubisoft has announced that its popular tactical open-world shooter Ghost Recon Wildlands will be getting loot crates in its next update, due to arrive before the end of January. Clearly anticipating some resistance to the announcement...Show More Summary
Ghost Recon: Wildlands will soon get Battle Crates, the game’s version of randomised loot boxes. Battle Crates will be available in Ghost Recon: Wildlands before the end of the month, as part of the Extended Ops update. Battle Crates are loot chests that contain a random assortment of cosmetic items. They can be purchased from […]
The new Star Wars: Battlefront II by EA shares a similar name as the 2005 classic, developed by Pandemic, but both games are totally different. Loot crates, similar gameplay to the 2015 Star Wars: Battlefront and other issues still plague the 2017 release, and fans of the original Battlefront series are still seeking the same experience. Show More Summary
Ever since Destiny 2 launched in September 2017, the game has been shrouded in some controversy due to the way players earn in-game rewards and other items. Over the past few months, Bungie has made many changes to the game but the Eververse microtransactions and earning certain cosmetic items are confounding to say the least. Show More Summary
It seems Microsoft is working on a “Career” system for Xbox Live. A new Xbox Live feature dubbed “Career” is currently in the early phase of development, according to a report. According to information published by Windows Central, it’s possible Career is part of the updated achievements system which goes “beyond” the current Gamerscore system […]
Coming at some point this year, Microsoft will be launching a "Career" system for gamer profiles that will follow you around through all of your activities on Xbox. This new effort is meant to reward people, such as esports players,Show More Summary
The new Desperado and Biker loot crate boxes have better drop rates than the previous Wanderer/Survivor boxes.
What makes games more fun? Having a career in them. Mid-year 2017 Mike Ybarra, Vice President for Xbox, mentioned a system that rewards players not for their achievements but more for their gaming habits. Nothing was officially announced...Show More Summary
Microsoft is developing a new system to track your overall accomplishments on Xbox, currently dubbed your "career". First details of the system have been uncovered by the reliable Windows Central. The discovery backs up previous comments from Xbox exec Mike Ybarra where he hinted at something similar in the pipeline. Show More Summary
A few months ago Xbox platform chief Mike Ybarra teased that Microsoft was looking into ways to extend the Xbox achievement system beyond Gamerscore, and this just might be it. We've seen some features that Microsoft is currently testing...Show More Summary