The system of monetization through luthboxes has already come under fire in Belgium, the Netherlands and South Korea. His investigation into the earnings of game developers and will hold the US Federal Trade Commission. She will try to find out if the Luthboxes have a negative impact on young gamers.

The trade commission is investigating these suspicious monetization mechanisms in order to ensure that children are adequately protected and to warn parents of potential dependence or other negative effects of the Luthbox system.

Officials cite recent research by Australian scholars who have concluded that luthboxes may be associated with gambling problems in an adult child’s future.