EA will now not supply FIFA Points on the market in Belgium.
Following the loot field controversy in Europe, EA has announced that it’ll concede to Belgian authorities and cease promoting FIFA Points within the nation, to fall consistent with native playing legal guidelines.
“After further discussions with the Belgian authorities, we have decided to stop offering FIFA Points for sale in Belgium,” reads the writer’s assertion.
The change will come into impact on PC and console by January 31, 2019, that means that gamers gained’t find a way use actual cash to pay for loot bins. Instead, in-game content material might be unlocked by way of gameplay, “as has always been the case.”
Any current FIFA Points on gamers’ accounts might be spent, however you gained’t be capable of purchase any extra.
“While we are taking this action, we do not agree with Belgian authorities’ interpretation of the law, and we will continue to seek more clarity on the matter as we go forward. The impact of this change to FIFA Ultimate Team in Belgium is not material to our financial performance,” EA added.