Valve Disables CS:GO Lootboxes in Belgium, Netherlands

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Following Valve’s choice to disable buying and selling in the Netherlands because of that nation’s authorized statutes relating to playing, Valve has now Gamers in the Netherlands and Belgium “shall be restricted from opening containers” following this week’s patch, in line with the patch notes. This may stop gamers in these international locations from even opening the lootboxes. Because the “Miscellaneous” part of the patch notes reads:
  • Up to date Steam and CS:GO account restrictions for customers in Netherlands and Belgium:
  • Steam Buying and selling and Steam Market features at the moment are re-enabled for Steam accounts in Netherlands.
  • Prospects in Netherlands and Belgium shall be restricted from opening containers.

In fact, with restrictions for lootbox exploration for these gamers, Valve has to enable market buying and selling once more, as a means for these gamers to have the ability to promote their gathered market gadgets, however particularly the extra lootboxes they’re going to earn from playing – and never be capable of open. It stays to be seen whether or not this would be the closing answer for the lootbox downside in these international locations, and if any others will observe go well with. There’s additionally the query of whether or not these gamers are even playing the identical sport as others all over the world – they now have very restricted entry to some basic features of the sport.


Sources:
Counter Strike Blog, va PCGamesN

Source : TechPowerUp

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