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PSA: The ESRB Does Not Consider Loot Boxes To Be Gambling
So this one kind of seems to be so incredibly simple that it went without saying, but just in case you were confused, the ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be a form of gambling. The reason why this announcement was made thanks to the recent complaints about games using loot box systems However, the[...]
Well, that may change soon. In the latest Developer Update video you see below, Jeff Kaplan addressed the biggest gripe many players have with the game, which is duplicates in Loot Boxes. "One of the things we're going to do is drastically reduce the rate of duplicates you get out of any loot box," says Kaplan[...]
The 'Overwatch' Loot Box Issue: Is It Fair?
There's been a lot of buzz over the distribution of the loot inside the Loot Boxes from Overwatch ever since the company had to disclose the probability amounts to the Chinese government (Keep in mind, those are the amounts for China, who knows what it is in other countries.) Metabomb were the first to get their hands[...]
The World Of 'Overwatch' Is Getting Hectic With Character Nerfing & XP Farming
(Effect added to current passive: Total Mayhem) Orisa Fusion Driver: Magazine size lowered from 200 to 150 Supercharger: Cost increased by 15% Sombra Stealth: Sound effects and VO distance for entering and exiting Stealth reduced to 15 meters. Translocator: Cooldown reduced from 6s to 4s Winston Barrier Projector: Cooldown now starts when the barrier is placed, instead of when it ends Zenyatta Orb of Destruction:[...]