A Washington state senator has loot boxes in his sights

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A Washington state senator has loot boxes in his sights

If you thought loot box controversy was a phenomenon exclusive to late 2017, then don't hold your breath. Not only are loot boxes likely to become more ubiquitous, but so will the debates surrounding them. With analysts in Australia and ministers in Belgium recently concerned with whether they constitute gambling or not, now it's the turn of Washington state.

Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting loot boxes

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Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting loot boxes

Ubisoft's rumble-in-the-jungle shooter Ghost Recon Wildlands is getting a free update tomorrow called Extended Ops that will add a new PvP mode called Extraction, new maps, and new "Icon Costumes" based on characters from Rainbow Six Siege and the Wildlands campaign. (Because there's nothing weird about running through the Bolivian jungle in full Arctic gear.) The update will also introduce Battle Crates, which Ubi described as "an additional and accessible way to complete your cosmetic customization experience."