In a recent interview with Rolling Stone’s Glixel, Bethesda Founder Christopher Weaver discussed the games industry and the ongoing issue relating to loot boxes. During the interview, Weaver noted that he believes the loot box approach will backfire on the companies who incorporate it. Stating..
This nickel and dime approach to payment may well backfire as it interferes with the flow of a game and disallows for players to lose themselves in its play-world. Players may have to absorb the increasing costs of creating AAA games to allow publishers to remain profitable.