Shadow of War Loot Box PS4, Xbox One fears after PC cheats

There is a lot of talk right now on the growing trend of the use of Loot Boxes in console and PC gaming. One the latest releases Shadow of War uses this very mechanic and it has forced some PC users to take matters into their own hands.

It’s now been revealed that there is significant cheating going on with players able to get free Loot Boxes for Shadow of War on PC – so far, this isn’t possible on PS4 and Xbox One.

This is happening on PC due to a script and the Cheat Engine tool which can give infinite Mirian used to buy Silver War Chests or loot boxes.


The saving grace is that the Gold War Chests used for online play hasn’t been compromised yet as these are locked away to real money purchases – but is it still worrying for you that many players are ruining the overall experience?

If this kind of practise ever makes its way to console then there is going to be a big problem for PS4 and Xbox One users. Considering that this has now become a trend on PC though, what do you make of it?

Has the gambling nature of the loot box forced PC users to cheat and should the loot box system be revised by the developers full stop moving forward?

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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