EA Back Off From Loot Box Fight in Belgium

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EA announced that they will cease the sale of FIFA Points in all console in Belgium, by January 31, 2019. But they also stated that they still “do not agree with Belgian authorities’ interpretation of the law”.

For those who don’t know, last year Belgian government recommended criminal prosecution against any companies which continued to operate the mechanic in their games. While many publishers closed their shops, EA took the issue to the court.

Shadow of War is Removing All Microtransactions

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Warner Bros announced that the ability to purchase Gold, War Chests, and the Market will be fully removed on July 17. Because they thought it ruins the experience of game’s story and Nemesis System.

If players have unused Gold by the end of the time allotted to spend it, any remaining Gold will be converted to in-game items.