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

Entertainment Software Rating Board Deceptive Trade Practices Investigation

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Migliaccio & Rathod LLP is currently investigating the Electronic Software Rating Board (ESRB) for deceptive trade practices. The ESRB has rated NBA 2k20 “E for Everyone” despite the game’s use of gambling mechanics, including simulated slot machines, pachinko, and roulette. According to the review board’s criteria, simulated gambling mechanics can be expected in video games […]