• Pewdiepie Makes Millions More Than Any Other YouTuber | Game Rant

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    Streaming video games has, for some, not only become a road to celebrity, but also an incredibly lucrative career. Last week, Fortnite streamer Ninja got offered $6 million of dollars stream on Mixer. According to a new study, while other streamers make the jump to new platforms, PewDiePie still reigns supreme on YouTube. The study broke down all of the ways PewDiePie earns money, from merchandising to advertising, and crunched the numbers to find that not only does he outperform other YouTubers in both categories, he does so by a large margin. RELATED: Ninja Hits Massive Mixer Subscriber...
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  • Microsoft, Sony, And Nintendo Partner To Disclose Lootbox Chances

    Microsoft, Sony, And Nintendo Partner To Disclose Lootbox Chances

    10 days ago - By CG Magazine

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    Liam Ferguson
    Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony announced an initiative that will require publishers to disclose drop rates for all games that include paid loot boxes.
    As reported by GamesIndustry.biz , these measures were first announced earlier today by the Entertainment Software Association ‘s chief counsel of tech policy Michael Warnecke during a Federal Trade Commission workshop intended to “examine consumer protection issues related to video game loot boxes”. The ESA has already established an “in-game purchases” label on retail titles and platform-level spending controls on...
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  • Sony, Microsoft, And Nintendo Agree On Upcoming Policy To Disclose Loot Box Odds

    Sony, Microsoft, And Nintendo Agree On Upcoming Policy To Disclose Loot Box Odds

    10 days ago - By Gaming Bolt

    Earlier in the year, we saw the rare occurrence of the three platform owners uniting in an open letter to oppose tariffs proposed by the current United States administration. Now it seems the three are coming together once again to tackle another sticky situation that's caused a lot of controversy in its own right: video game monetization, primarily loot boxes.
    During a talk by the FTC the ESA's Chief Counsel of Tech Policy, Michael Warnecke, revealed that the three companies are coming together to create a policy where the odds of randomized loot boxes will have to be openly displayed in...
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  • PlayStation and other industry players to make loot boxes disclosure mandatory

    PlayStation and other industry players to make loot boxes disclosure mandatory

    10 days ago - By Playstation Enthusiast

    Loot boxes are in for a huge change, thanks to a voluntary agreement by the three platform holders, Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. At a Federal Trade Commission public panel on microtransactions in games, the...
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  • Game Publishers Boosted Loot Box Odds For Streamers | Game Rant

    Game Publishers Boosted Loot Box Odds For Streamers | Game Rant

    10 days ago - By Game Rant

    During the Federal Trade Commissions panel about video game loot boxes, a streamer management agent revealed that one publisher offered to boost loot box odds for sponsored streamers. The panel was followed by the announcement that Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo would make video game publishers reveal loot box odds. As part of the FTC panel Brittany Frassetto asked Omeed Dariani, CEO of Online Performers Group, a streamer management agency, if video game publishers often pay streamers to do loot box opening videos , if they pay for the loot boxes, and if they give the streamers better odds...
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