Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have ‘No Bull**”; Loot Box Gambling Concerns Escalate – GS News Roundup

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Happy Friday! Jess McDonell and Dan Crowd bring you another GS News Roundup, to catch you up on the big events that have happened this week! Here’s the lowdown.

Cyberpunk 2077 Developer Responds To Games-As-Service Concerns

Some speculation surrounding the next project from Witcher 3 developers CD Projekt Red came up this week, which suggested that Cyberpunk 2077 will trend towards a game model that included games-as-service traits such as micro-transactions in order to make the game more profitable. Thankfully, CD Projekt came out pretty strongly to refute this claim. Get all the details in today’s episode.

Even More Rainbow Six Siege Content Details For Next Year

Rainbow Six Siege is one of those multiplayer games that seems to be doing good by its fanbase with a steady flow of great post-release content. This week, Ubisoft announced a gamut of new things coming to the game for its third year! Watch Dan get excited about it all in the video.

Global Governments Are Getting Organised Around Loot Boxes

In the wake of Star Wars Battlefront 2’s loot box controversy, a number of government agencies and officials around the globe have begun looking into the mechanic, which is becoming increasingly common in games. There are concerns that the practice could constitute gambling, and many are organising to look into restrictions to stop the practice entirely.

What did you think about today’s news? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below, and we’ll see you next week!

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