Dutch Players Can View The Content Of Dota 2 Loot Boxes Before Purchase

Steam has recently changed its loot box system to provide Netherland players the ability to see the item inside the loot boxes before they buy them.

dota 2 loot

The Netherlands Gaming Authority has started enforcing its ban on video game loot boxes containing items of monetary value that can be traded outside of the game for financial gain. Due to measures implemented by video game publishers, players of certain games are now no longer able to trade their virtual items.

steam notices

Valve initially removed loot boxes and blocked access to both trading and the Steam marketplace for Dota 2 and Counter-strike: Global Offensive players located from the Netherlands and Belgium following notices sent by the gaming authority. Under Dutch law, the organization argued that loot box items are determined by chance and that the items contained within can have a market value. The Netherlands Gaming Authority even warned game makers who sells loot boxes to modify their games or else enforcement action will be taken on those who failed to meet the necessary legal requirements.

Additionally, players can no longer purchase several boxes in bulk. Instead, the item inside is now bind to player’s account. The Steam marketplace is still disabled in compliance to the complaints filed by the Netherlands Gaming Authority.

Related posts

PS5: Release Date, Price, Specs, DualSense Controller & News

PS5: Release Date, Price, Specs, DualSense Controller & News


PS5: Release Date, Price, Specs, DualSense Controller & News

Sony’s PS5 packs a punch in the performance department, offering lightning-fast load-up times and an immersive experience unlike anything else we’ve seen from consoles. Pre-orders for the PS5 were sold out in September, and we haven’t seen any other batches pop up. Unless you were one of the...

PS5 Digital Edition vs PS5 Standard Edition

PS5 Digital Edition vs PS5 Standard Edition


PS5 Digital Edition vs PS5 Standard Edition

PlayStation 5 is finally here. Fans of the console have been waiting since November 2013 for the console’s release. And now people are clamoring to choose 5 PlayStation 5 games available at launch. People are going to want to stockpile their PSN Gift Cards for themselves and as gifts for the...

Kode Voucher Google Play (ID) Launches on OffGamers

Kode Voucher Google Play (ID) Launches on OffGamers


Kode Voucher Google Play (ID) Launches on OffGamers

OffGamers is proud to announce the launch of Kode Voucher Google Play (ID) in our stores! Kode Voucher Google Play (ID) is your one-stop for entertainment. Whether you're looking for new movies, books, magazines, or Android apps and games, it's all available on Google Play. You can use...

Leave a comment