Deceptive Trade Practice

Fortnite Loot Boxes Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating Epic Games, Inc. for perpetuating a scheme to induce players of its video game Fortnite: Save the World, who are largely minors, to spend inordinate amounts of money on in-game “loot boxes,” stylistically represented as llama piñatas that players break open. In industry jargon, a loot box is […]

Deceptive Trade Practice

Are Some Video Game Publishers Exploiting Gamers with Loot Boxes and Other Bad Practices? We Investigate.

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In recent years the video game industry has been monetizing games far beyond the initial purchase price. Payment schemes like downloadable content and season passes allow publishers and developers to add post-release content for their games, sometimes for years. Some increasingly prevalent monetization practices, however, are predatory and unfair. We are interested in hearing from […]