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Dota Plus Summer Update Now Available

4 monthes ago   |   By N4G

According to official Dota 2 blog, todays patch adds in a summer update to Dota Plus which focuses on making improvements to some existing features, while also adding in some all new things for all Dota Plus subscribers.
These all-new features include a new Summer Terrain, support for Turbo Mode, and dozens of new Plus Hero Challenges. To learn more about the new features coming to Dota 2 with the Dota Plus Summer Update, check out the patch notes.
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Counter-Strike crates blocked in Belgium & Netherlands

Counter-Strike crates blocked in Belgium & Netherlands

4 monthes ago   |   By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Presumably in order to adhere to new Belgian gambling rules pertaining to loot crates, players in the Netherlands and Belgium are now blocked from opening key-locked boxes in Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. This is following their announcement last month, where CS:GO and Dota 2 market trading was blocked for Dutch players , with promises that a “less inconvenient” solution would be coming.
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Players in CS:GO are unable to open loot boxes in Belgium and the Netherlands

4 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Players in Belgium and the Netherlands jumping into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive have found themselves unable to open loot boxes. This isn't due to a glitch, however. Loot boxes are being blocked in these countries on purpose. In compliance with local gambling laws, CS:GO's latest update from Valve effectively blocked loot boxes in both countries. Because...
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New CS:GO Update Makes It Impossible To Open Loot Boxes In The Netherlands And Belgium

New CS:GO Update Makes It Impossible To Open Loot Boxes In The Netherlands And Belgium

4 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Recently, both Belgian and Dutch officials declared loot boxes as a form of gambling and subsequently classified them as illegal. Now, live service games are making the changes necessary to comply with the new laws. Today, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive removed the ability to open the in-game crates in both Belgium and the Netherlands.
The Belgian Gaming Commission has already classified the CS:GO, Overwatch, Star Wars: Battlefront II and FIFA 18 rewards systems as gambling. In the Netherlands, 4 out of the 10 games they researched broke their gambling laws and would have until June 20...
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