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Young people need better protection from Fortnite loot boxes, says children’s commissioner

The children’s commissioner for England has warned that stricter legislation is needed to protect young gamers from spending hundreds of pounds on “loot boxes” in games like Fifa and Fortnite

Anne Longfield is calling for a change in law to reclassify loot boxes in video games as gambling after a new report investigated the relationship young people in the UK have with video games

She also wants the government to introduce a daily cap on the amount children can spend within games.