Epske igre i THQ nordijski navodno zauzimaju stav protiv loot-boxa

Epic Games najpoznatiji je po svojim nedavnim i kontroverznim proizvodima kao što su Fortnite i zloglasna Epic Games Store. Unatoč te dvije stvari, čini se da Epic i THQ Nordic velikog dječaka Tima Sweeneyja "zauzimaju stav" protiv plijena.

U nedavnom izvješću od gamesindustry.biz, web stranica je imala priliku razgovarati s Epic Gamesima koji se odnose na nedavne ESA najava regarding Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo’s policy on disclosing loot-box odds. Here’s what Epic told the website:

“Earlier this year, the Fortnite Save the World team made a change that showed players every item that they would get in a paid llama before opening it. Earlier this week, the team at Psyonix announced a similar change coming later this year to paid crates in Rocket League. Going forward, we’re committed to the same transparency for player purchases in all Epic Games titles.”

The publication site also made mention of THQ Nordic weighing in on the disclosure of loot-boxes and adding them in their games. Here’s what THQ Nordic had to say about the ESA’s announcement:

In case you can’t read the tweets by THQ Nordic, the company says that the ESA did not ask for a comment from them on the situation. However, THQ Nordic claims that they do not have a single game with loot-box mechanics published and that they don’t plan to implement casino-style mechanics in their games.

S obzirom na to da THQ Nordic navodno poduzima nenadan potez da u svoje igre ne dodaje mehaničare ili kutije za plijen, stranica objave je od Epic Gamesa zatražila daljnji komentar hoće li se ova pravila proširiti i na igre objavljene u trgovini Epic Games, a ne samo naslovi koje je posebno objavio Epic. Međutim, Epic nije komentirao ovo pisanje.

U svakom slučaju, ako ESA riječi išta slijede prema pravilima objavljivanja „loot-box“ -a počet će negdje u 2020-u.