Loot boxes in games suck, but so does government regulation

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Loot boxes are bad; government intervention is worse.
In late April, the Belgian government asked that the developers of Overwatch, FIFA 18, and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive remove the loot box systems from their games, or else they would face heavy fines and their titles would be removed from the market. This was because the government concluded loot boxes are a form of gambling, which is illegal in Belgium.

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