Disclosures in Google Play
June 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Google alleging that the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) age-ratings for games in the Google Play store do not adequately disclose that certain games – including FIFA Soccer, Mario Kart Tour, Roblox and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius – use Loot Boxes, which, according to the complaint, are a form of gambling that violates California state’s anti-gambling laws. (Coffee et al v. Google LLC, Case No. 20-cv-3901, N.D. Cal.)
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.