Video game loot boxes should be classed as gambling, says Commons

Children should also be barred from buying addictive in-game rewards, advises report

Video game loot boxes should be regulated as gambling and children barred from purchasing them, a House of Commons committee has advised.

The recommendation comes as part of the digital, culture, media and sport (DCMS) committee’s report on immersive and addictive technologies, published on Thursday after months of parliamentary hearings with technology and gaming companies.

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Source: The Guardian
Video game loot boxes should be classed as gambling, says Commons