OpenCritic to take a stand against loot boxes

And pesky microtransactions.

OpenCritic is against loot boxes and microtransactions, the online game evaluate aggregation website lately declared.

The positioning took to Twitter to put up its stance on microtransactions yesterday.

The positioning took to a Twitter thread to start spit-balling concepts. At current, it’s unclear precisely how OpenCritic plans to take this stand.

Love them or hate them, microtransactions are current in most main titles, with Middle-earth: Shadow of War being the newest to provide up beauty gadgets for real-world money (although in-game foreign money may also be earned at a a lot slower charge). Titles like Forza Motorsport 7 have additionally joined the loot field development, providing up randomised rewards for in-game foreign money. Writer Activision Blizzard revamped $three.6 billion in loot field income in 2016.

Do you recognize the stance that OpenCritic is taking in direction of combating most of these transactions?

We’ll hold you knowledgeable as OpenCritic particulars its plans.

Disclosure: Stevivor is an aggregated website on OpenCritic.

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