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Real Life Loot Boxes to Drop in Australia to Celebrate the XBox One Launch - PlayerUnknown's Battleg

SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerMMORPG.COM Staff LegendaryPosts: 26,748
edited December 2017 in News & Features Discussion

imageReal Life Loot Boxes to Drop in Australia to Celebrate the XBox One Launch - PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds - MMORPG.com

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds News - When the XBox One version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds launches in Australia next week (on December 12th via XBox Game Preview), XBox AU will be throwing out three real life PUBG-themed crates. One will be dropped in Sydney, one in Brisbane and one in Melbourne. The drops will be "live" on Saturday, December 9th.

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  • XiaokiXiaoki Member RarePosts: 2,910
    For Star Wars Australia declared loot boxes gambling and are generally reviled across the industry now.

    But PUBG hold a real life loot box event?

    ....Yeah, bold move
  • SBFordSBFord Associate Editor - News ManagerMMORPG.COM Staff LegendaryPosts: 26,748
    Xiaoki said:
    For Star Wars Australia declared loot boxes gambling and are generally reviled across the industry now.

    But PUBG hold a real life loot box event?

    ....Yeah, bold move
    Because.......it doesn't involve even the tiniest bit of the gambling RNG nature of in-game boxes and is 100% just a typical "solve the riddles" type contest?  :|

    ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ 


  • timeraidertimeraider Member UncommonPosts: 676
    Before you know it, people will camp the lootboxes using snipers. As painfull as that would be ofcourse terorist-wise, i would find that ironic as fuck XD
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  • AeanderAeander Member EpicPosts: 1,798
    SBFord said:
    Xiaoki said:
    For Star Wars Australia declared loot boxes gambling and are generally reviled across the industry now.

    But PUBG hold a real life loot box event?

    ....Yeah, bold move
    Because.......it doesn't involve even the tiniest bit of the gambling RNG nature of in-game boxes and is 100% just a typical "solve the riddles" type contest?  :|
    True, but it is also effectively flaunting the fact that PlayerUnknown betrayed and spat on the people who made his game a smash hit beyond any game developer's wildest dreams.
  • LustsLusts Member UncommonPosts: 91

    SBFord said:


    Xiaoki said:

    For Star Wars Australia declared loot boxes gambling and are generally reviled across the industry now.



    But PUBG hold a real life loot box event?



    ....Yeah, bold move


    Because.......it doesn't involve even the tiniest bit of the gambling RNG nature of in-game boxes and is 100% just a typical "solve the riddles" type contest?  :|



    Sorry, but them holding a real life Loot Box event essentially promotes Loot Boxes in general. Don't care for it.
  • TorvalTorval Member LegendaryPosts: 15,726
    Real life "loot boxes" are everywhere. I've seen them at the department store. The company in the next office sells them (along with other swag) for events and who knows what. Seriously I didn't even know that was a thing until recently, even though they've been there for a couple years now.

    It all started with those damn Cracker Jack popcorn and their addictive flavor and secret toy surprise inside. See that sailor with his wee beady eyes! :rage:

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