ELECTRONIC ARTS (EA) filed to a court with a compensation for $ 5 million. Court to figure out whether Lutboxes are gembling or not. This question raised more than once and each of the parties is armed with weighty arguments.
Kevin Ramirez, representing the interests of 100 plaintiffs, filed to the California court, claiming that the company earns that it creates dependence of users. Purchase of LUT boxes equates to placement rates on completely random chances to win valuable prizes inside the game.
Vice President EA believes that Lut boxes is something like Kinder Surprise. Representatives of the authorities of different countries have not yet decided whether this comparison is appropriate. In the UK, consider the opportunity to rank boxes to gembling due to the negative impact on children. In the US, there is also no accurate determination of this phenomenon. So, the decision on this legal proceedings may determine the direction for legislators.