ESRB Says It Doesn't See 'Loot Boxes' As Gambling

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N4G
October 12, 2017, 2:45 pm
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Over the past few weeks, as randomized loot boxes have dominated the conversation surrounding this fall’s video games, there have been calls for the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) to classify them as gambling in its back-of-the-box ratings. But the ESRB says that’s not going to happen—because according to a spokesperson, loot boxes don’t fit the bill.