EA Reportedly Under Criminal Investigation in Belgium For FIFA Loot Boxes

Electronic Arts has refused to comply with the Belgian government’s gambling laws that were put in place earlier this year, which declared loot boxes in certain video games illegal. Due to this, the Belgian government has reportedly launched a criminal investigation into EA, according to Eurogamer.

First reported by the Dutch publication Metro, the game EA was told needed to be modified to reach the new standards of the law, is FIFA 18 – as it is not transparent what items players will receive in the Ultimate Team Packs or loot boxes.

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