UK government initiates two-month loot box consultation

New call for evidence to target player experiences of in-game purchases ahead of gambling act review

The UK government has launched a consultation to gain evidence on in-game loot box purchases and whether they drive gambling-like behaviour among underage individuals. The consultation, which is being overseen by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), seeks to understand the “positive and negative experiences” of loot box use in video games.…

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