8000-year Ban in Forza Horizon 5 for North Korea Joke
Qskan, 29 November 2021, 16:30
The sense of humor of one of the Forza Horizon 5 players did not please the developers. For making a joke about the leader of North Korea - Kim Jong Un - he received a ban for... 8000 years.
Warzone Cheatmakers Targeted by Activision's Lawyers
Qskan, 04 November 2021, 17:25
Popular creators of cheats for CoD: Warzone have received a letter from Activision, in which they are urged to cease operations. As a result, the suppliers of illegal software have decided to go out of business.
As Much as 1000 Cheaters Banned in New World in a Single Day
Qskan, 04 November 2021, 17:03
Developers are trying to make sure that cheaters don't settle on New World servers. Over 1000 accounts were banned yesterday alone.
ERP in Final Fantasy XIV: Do What You Want, But Consensually and In Private
Hubert Sledziewski, 29 October 2021, 11:43
Square Enix has updated Final Fantasy XIV's FAQ section on prohibited activities. It states that erotic role-playing (ERP) is legal and does not qualify for a ban - as long as the people involved in the „game” consent to it and it takes place in a private space.
Gold Duplication Glitch in New World Let Some Players to Get Rid of Rivals
Milosz Szubert, 22 October 2021, 17:48
A new glitch appeared in New World, enabling players to duplicate large amounts of gold. As it is possible to get banned for abusing it, some people started to use the glitch to get rid of competition.
EA Releases New Update for FIFA 22 and Bans Over 30k Players
Agnes Adamus, 20 October 2021, 20:20
There is a lot going on in FIFA 22. A new update, which, among other things, modifies the AI of players, has been published. In addition, the title was hit by a wave of bans for people using the so-called „no loss glitch”.
Equal and More Equal on Twitch; Website had a List of 'Unbannable' Streamers
Qskan, 19 October 2021, 16:24
Another consequence of the Twitch data leak - we got to known the list of streamers who could avoid being banned even if they violated the rules.
Riot Claims Valorant is Now Free of Cheaters
Qskan, 19 October 2021, 14:02
Developers from Riot Games have announced that the number of cheaters in Valorant has seen an all-time low. This is thanks to the game's highly effective anti-cheat solution - Vanguard.
Leak of Call of Duty's Anti-cheat Doesn't Worry Activision
Jacob Blazewicz, 16 October 2021, 23:37
The leak of the new anti-cheat security feature didn't surprise Call of Duty developers, and in their opinion it won't help cheat creators much.
Ricochet Anti-Cheat Driver Leaked; Call of Duty Cheatmakers Already Analyzing
Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 October 2021, 10:51
Call of Duty devs' battle with cheaters has just become even more difficult. The brand new anti-cheat solution just got into hands of cheatmakers.
'Dear Cheaters,' Threaten CoD Devs [UPDATED]
Hubert Sledziewski, 13 October 2021, 22:18
The developers of Call of Duty: Vanguard and Warzone are going to adopt strong measures regarding cheaters. Yesterday's announcement says that cheaters are not welcome in these games. Its content suggests an imminent announcement of a new anti-cheat solution.
New World Players Report Each Other to Remove Rivals
Przemyslaw Dygas, 11 October 2021, 13:09
New World players have found a new way to defeat their rivals from enemy companies. Instead of fighting them they report and hope for them being banned.
Battlefield 2042's Anti-cheat has Already Been Cracked
Maycuzai, 07 October 2021, 21:31
Battlefield 2042's open beta has just been compromised and may face a plague of cheaters. Well-known tipster Tom Henderson has confirmed that the game's anti-cheat system has been cracked. The first videos showing hackers in action have appeared online.
Battlefield 2042 Beta Will Sport Anti-cheat; DICE Doesn't Want a Call of Duty Repetition
Miriam Moszczynska, 01 October 2021, 11:02
DICE announced that they don't anticipate sending out any warnings for cheaters in Battlefield 2042. If someone plays dirty, they'll just get thrown out.
Cheaters Interrupting CoD: Vanguard Matches is A New Level of Audacity
Qskan, 20 September 2021, 16:41
Call of Duty: Vanguard has only recently become available in open beta, and problems with cheaters have already been reported. It turns out they can use a certain exploit to interrupt matches at any time they wish.
CoD Vanguard Already Infested by Cheaters; Open Beta Extended
Adam Krolak, 19 September 2021, 18:40
The open beta of Call of Duty: Vanguard has barely started, and players are already reporting problems with cheaters who spoil the fun for honest users. The good news it that the beta tests have been extended.
Call Of Duty: Warzone Bans Will be Upheld in Vanguard
Maycuzai, 17 September 2021, 20:53
Cheaters banned in Call of Duty: Warzone are complaining about their inability to log into the beta of Call of Duty: Vanguard. This is another step in Activision's fight against cheaters.
Top CS:GO Team Knew of Coach Bug; Ex-coach Slams Former Teammates
Qskan, 06 September 2021, 15:47
The CS:GO coach bug scandal continues. According to esports media, not only the coach, but also all the players of HEROIC were supposed to have known about the bug enabling teams to gain an unfair advantage.
Cheats Can Disconnect You From a CS:GO Server
Qskan, 27 August 2021, 14:50
A video has surfaced on Reddit, suggesting that there are CS:GO cheats that enable cheaters to disconnect opponents from the server. As it turns out, the problem has been around for some time.
Warzone Devs Challenge Cheaters; End of Multi-accounting?
Qskan, 26 August 2021, 15:49
The creators of CoD: Warzone announce a ruthless fight against cheaters with a new anti-cheat. Within one day over 100 thousand accounts were banned and it seems that cheaters will not be able to create new ones so easily.
Warzone Got a New Anti-cheat; It Worked Only for a Few Days
Przemyslaw Dygas, 24 August 2021, 14:28
For a time, it looked like Activision finally started dealing with cheaters in Call of Duty: Warzone. Cheaters themselves started complaining about the wave of bans. Unfortunately, this success was short lived.
There's Hope for New Anti-cheat in Warzone, but Player Reception is Mixed
Qskan, 12 August 2021, 21:18
Raven Software has lightly hinted in a recent social media post that a new anti-cheat may be coming to CoD: Warzone. Well-known insider Tom Henderson confirms that something is afoot. Gamers, however, have mixed feelings.
Grifters in LoL Go Virtually Unpunished; Players are Fed Up
Qskan, 05 August 2021, 16:52
According to League of Legends players, there is no good way in the game to deal with so-called „grifters”, players who intentionally make others miserable during the game.
Rainbow Six: Siege and Destiny 2 Devs Sue Cheat Makers
Hubert Sledziewski, 02 August 2021, 17:02
Lawyers of Ubisoft and Bungie have filed a lawsuit against the people running the Riot-1 website, who create and sell cheats for Destiny 2 and Rainbow Six: Siege, among others. The plaintiffs are seeking high damages and an end to the illegal activity.
Gamers Cancel Fallout 76 Subscriptions in Response to Cheater Scourge
Qskan, 19 July 2021, 12:26
The Fallout 76 community is outraged by recent developments in the game. For the past few weeks, Bethesda's title has been flooded by cheaters who hinder the gameplay of other players by duplicating items.
Creator of Console Cheats for Warzone Removes Them at Activision's Request
Szarmancki, 14 July 2021, 17:16
A request from Activision was enough for the creator of groundbreaking cheats available for consoles to remove his software. USER101 repents and ends support for User Vision Pro, which enabled cheating in Call of Duty: Warzone not only on PC.
Activision Battles Call of Duty: Warzone Cheaters on Consoles
Czarus, 10 July 2021, 22:03
With the rise of a new cheater apps, consoles are no longer a safe place to play CoD: Warzone. That said, Activision is not giving up just yet.
Cheaters Invade CoD: Warzone on Consoles
Gacek, 07 July 2021, 14:44
Cheaters have also appeared in CoD: Warzone on consoles. Is there any system remaining that can guarantee players fair play online?
Over 3.8 Million PUBG Mobile Users Banned in One Week
Gacek, 29 June 2021, 12:38
PUBG Mobile, currently one of the most popular games available on phones, banned 3,884,690 cheaters in one week.
Epic Offers New Free Services for Developers; Voice Chat and Easy Anti-Cheat for All
Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 June 2021, 15:39
Epic has just offered game developers two new online services for free. We're talking about Voice, a proprietary voice messenger, and the popular Easy Anti-Cheat solution.
Warzone Cheater Streams and Tells Players to „Find Another Game”
Qskan, 11 June 2021, 12:15
We have yet another example of just how large the scale of cheating is in Call of Duty: Warzone. During a game, a streamer openly admitted that he was cheating, and told his viewers to „find another game”.
No More Cheating Coaches in CS:GO? Valve Has a Solution
Hubert Sledziewski, 30 May 2021, 21:08
In the latest update for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valve introduced a new feature - coaches' positions will be recorded in the round's backup files to prevent future cheating on their part.
Wave of Bans Precedes the Launch of The Burning Crusade Classic
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 May 2021, 20:21
Blizzard has prepared an unusual surprise for World of Warcraft players. It took the form of a wave of bans for the use of external programs, both connected to bots and enabling the use of a controller in WoW Classic.
Blizzard Tackles Multiple Accounts and Multiboxing in WoW
Bart Swiatek, 06 May 2021, 18:21
Blizzard Entertainment has made another change to its EULA license to combat the practice of multi-boxing in the MMORPG World of Warcraft.
Riot Games Will Record Voice Chat in Valorant
Ness, 02 May 2021, 18:39
Riot Games, the company behind Valorant, will monitor conversations in voice chat. This is all as part of the fight against hate speech and toxic players.
CS:GO Cheaters Can Get Away With Almost Anything it Seems [UPDATED]
Qskan, 30 April 2021, 15:00
Despite Valve's best efforts to weed out cheaters in CS:GO, it seems that trying to catch up is the best the company can manage. As one Reddit user has shown, changes to anticheat are necessary.
Riot Cracks Down on Vitriolic LoL Players, Increased Penalties for Leaving Matches
Qskan, 23 April 2021, 20:04
Longer, tougher penalties for AFK-ers in LoL are coming. The team at Riot Games announced an upcoming update introducing additional reprisals for players who leave the game during a match and impede the fun of their allies.
48 Hours of Turmoil in CS:GO Scene
Qskan, 16 April 2021, 17:47
Recent days have brought a number of interesting developments in the professional CS:GO scene. Highlights of the past 48 hours included a change in Valve's policy on VAC bans and problems with major CS teams.
Nearly 500,000 Accounts Have Been Banned in Warzone
Qskan, 14 April 2021, 13:38
Nearly half a million accounts have been permabanned in Call of Duty: Warzone. Such data was recently provided by Activision in its report on the progress in the battle against cheaters.
Outriders Devs Will Flag Cheaters and Make Their Lives Difficult
Paul Musiolik, 28 March 2021, 18:31
People Can Fly has shown the ways it will be using to make the life of cheaters difficult in Outriders. They will be flagged and not allowed to play with honest players.
Rockstar is Looking for Staff to Fight Cheaters in GTA Online and RDR Online
Bart Swiatek, 24 March 2021, 13:40
Rockstar Games wants to hire two people for analyst positions. The tasks of new employees will be directly related to the ongoing fight against cheaters.
Denuvo Anti-Cheat Coming to PlayStation 5 Games
Przemyslaw Dygas, 10 March 2021, 16:33
Denuvo Anti-Cheat technology will come to PS5 games. It is to protect new titles against cheaters in multiplayer games.
60,000 Bans in CoD: Warzone in Response to Cheater Deluge
Qskan, 04 February 2021, 16:33
Call of Duty: Warzone is in serious crisis because of cheaters spoiling the fun. Players complain about the lack of anti-cheat and lack of response from the devs. Reacting to community criticism, the developers banned 60 thousand cheaters.
Valve Draws Consequences for Stream-sniping and Coach Bug in CS:GO
Qskan, 28 January 2021, 15:22
Last year's CS:GO scandal involving the so-called coach bug, as well as stream-sniping phenomenon that spread across the eSports scene, are still fresh in our minds. After four months, Valve began to take action against the coaches.
Take Two Shuts Down GTA Online Cheat Website, has Owners Donate to Charity
Agnes Adamus, 25 January 2021, 22:03
Take-Two has taken up the fight against cheats in GTA Online and contributed to the shut down of the LunaCheats website. At the same time, the creators of the website pledged to donate their profits to charity.
Bans in CS:GO for Betting on Matches
Qskan, 25 January 2021, 17:45
New examples of unfair behavior in esports have come to light. This time ESIC (Esports Integrity Commission) has targeted CS:GO players for betting on matches. Some have been banned for as much as 5 years.
Denuvo Anti-Cheat Could Become Standard on Steam
Bart Swiatek, 19 January 2021, 14:45
Irdeto's anti-cheat solution, Denuvo Anti-Cheat, has been integrated with Steamworks tools, making it easier for developers to use the system in their games.
Cheaters Cry After Losing Money Due to Vanguard
Jacob Blazewicz, 14 January 2021, 11:06
Vanguard, Valorant's anti-cheat app, remains a problem for cheaters. The recent action of Riot Games caused many such „players” to lose a lot of money.
LoL and Destiny Devs Join Forces Against Cheatmakers
Bart Swiatek, 12 January 2021, 11:37
Lawyers for two well-known development studios - Bungie and Riot Games - have prepared a joint lawsuit against several creators of cheat software used in titles like Valorant and Destiny 2.
PUBG Mobile Devs Have No Chill; Over 2 Million Cheaters Banned
Bart Woldanski, 21 December 2020, 15:41
Battle royale PUBG Mobile is very popular among the gamers. Unfortunately, being a cheater is equally popular in online games, although their numbers dropped significantly in mid-December.