Here's the deal with Assassin's Creed Origins in-game loot chests

Tom Phillips: "Loot boxes are the hot topic of games right now, and their inclusion in big-budget titles such as Destiny 2, Forza 7 and Middle-earth: Shadow of War has set tongues wagging. So, what's the deal with loot chests in Assassin's Creed Origins? Happily, it sounds like good news."

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-Foxtrot164d ago

"Happily, it sounds like good news"

Heard that one before. Reminds me of Shadow of War saying it would impact the single player only you need to grind the shit out of the game (MTs for be faster) to get the true ending. You can buy them in game sure but I bet they will cost a shit load...enough to try and stress players out enough so they'll give in and buy them with real money.

Journalists will defend anything from these kind of games, look at the press kits they receive.

or if you're really special

-Foxtrot164d ago

That's interesting but I hope it means it affects the score in general. If it's just something separate then the game could still get a 9.5/10 but the Loot Box "Good Business" score could be a bad 2/10

In the end I doubt developers would loose sleep over a separate score when they could still use the general score for promotional stuff.

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proofmaster163d ago

From what I read on Reddit they can be only purchased with in-game currency and not for real money.

freshslicepizza163d ago

Then I suggest holding off until the evidence is clear that they have no impact. If people still pass on principles then that's their problem.

Liqu1d163d ago

It better stay that way.

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spaceb0y163d ago

Not as bad as it initially sounded