Class Action

Loot Boxes in Fortnite and Rocket League

Class Action

Loot Boxes in Fortnite and Rocket League


Case Name (Date)

Zanca et al v. Epic Games, Inc.
21-CVS-534, North Carolina State Court – Wake County
(Jan. 2021)


Product/Service

Loot boxes and other virtual items in Fortnite and Rocket League video games


Allegations

Misleadingly representing that loot boxes in video games contain valuable items when players rarely, if ever, get valuable items from loot boxes

Misleading players by making games free to play but requiring them to make in-game purchases to advance

Misleadingly using a virtual currency so that players do not see the amount of real money they’re spending

Failing to disclose the terms of in-app purchases


Status

Settled
(Final approval granted)

https://www.epiclootboxsettlement.com/



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